The library is now open our regular hours: Monday-Thursday 10-7; Friday 10-6; and Saturday 9-1. We are still asking that patrons wear a mask, respect social distancing, and limit the number of people in their party who enter the library. A limited number of computers will be available for one 30 minute session/day. Masks required for children computer users. We will continue to offer curb side service. Call ahead (402-729-2843) or use our online catalog, https://fairbury.biblionix.com/catalog/, to reserve materials.
Would you like to explore historic editions of the Fairbury Journal-News from the comfort of your home with just your library card? Well, now you can!
The Library is partnering with Newspaper Archives to digitize old issues of the newspaper currently available on microfilm that will then be available through our library’s subscription.
The project was initiated, and partially funded, by a former Fairbury resident. This is not a library funded project, so the remainder of the funds need to be raised through private donations. If you would like to help, donations can be made to the Fairbury Public Library Foundation and dropped off at the library.
Now available to the public! Use our Maker Space equipment to make a gift, buttons or t-shirts for a special event, or just create something for yourself! Ask library staff how you can get started today!
Button maker: Make pin-back buttons, mirrors, or magnets! Other items available upon request.
Laminator: Make a bookmark and luggage tag!
Endurapress: Create a t-shirt design press it onto a t-shirt or other cotton item
ScanNCut: Create t-shirt designs and make crafts. Great for scrapbooking!
3D Printer (available July 15): Choose your print and watch the 3D printer work
Snow Many Great Books!
2021 Winter Reading Program
December 1, 2020 – February 28, 2021
The Nebraska Regional Library Systems and the Nebraska Library Commission want citizens of Nebraska to stay warm this winter and enjoy the terrific library books available in public libraries across the state. To participate, go to ReaderZone.com or download the Reader Zone app on your smart device. Register for the Snow Many Great Books! program with this 5-digit code 93723. Complete at least eight of the twenty challenges by February 28th to be eligible for a Grand Prize Drawing for one of three $50 Visa Gift Cards.
Contact the library for more information.
Welcome to StoryWalk®at Fairbury City Park
A Storywalk® combines physical activity with books to help build children’s interest in reading while encouraging healthy activity for all! It begins on the southeast side of the Frontier Fun Park near the gravel parking lot. From there, follow the story by walking around the circle!
Professor Groundhog opens a school so groundhogs can learn to accurately forecast the weather each February. Following along with the amusing cast of students, kids are drawn in by the thoroughly engaging tale while they learn fun facts about different animals (groundhogs in particular), seasons, weather, and predicting the weather. With funny asides and a comic-style approach to the illustrations, this informational story presents a fresh look at Groundhog Day through the eyes of the animals who live it each year.
At home, in your car, anywhere you go, you can learn a new language! All you need is your library card! Get more information on our website: fairburylibrary.org, or, stop by the library and staff will help you get started today learning a foreign language!
Our digital library is always open! All you need is your library card! Find your favorite audiobooks, E-books, and magazines on Libby.