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
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!
Pete the Cat and his friends are having so much fun playing and surfing in the sun, they don’t want the day to end. Pete has an idea—how about a sleepover? Groovy! As the night gets later, it’s time for bed. This cool cat needs to catch some ZZZs, but Pete’s friends aren’t ready to go to sleep just yet. Then Pete has another idea. . . . Will it work?
Join us this summer for our Summer Reading Program! Sign up Begins May 1st!
Kids can read for chances to win a bicycle, tablet, pool passes, stuffed animals and more!
May 8th 9:30 a.m. Kesha Eldridge Presents Her Parrots and Macaws @ the library. Friday, May 28th 9:00 a.m. Adam White Magician @ the Bonham Theatre June 12th 9:00 a.m. UNL Extension STEM Crafts @ the library Monday, June 14th 10:30 a.m. Henry Doorly Zoo @ the Bonham Theatre June 3rd 6.p.m. Nebraska Game and Parks Native Wildlife Program @ the Library. Take home crafts available May 8th, May 15th, and Saturdays in June @ the Library
There’s a Summer Reading Program for adults, too! Read and complete activities to win chances for baskets of prizes or the grand prize: $100 Amazon gift card!
Print flyer for more details and information
Our digital library is always open! All you need is your library card! In addition to your favorite audiobooks and E-books, Nebraska OverDrive Libraries now include magazines! Explore titles in English, Spanish, French, Chinese, German, Japanese, and more! Search for a specific title, or click on the Collections link in the Overdrive app, or What’s New in Libby to browse the entire list!
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!