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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!

New at the Storywalk®: Look for the letters on the book pages. String them together to learn the Storywalk Phrase. When you know the phrase, come to the library, tell a librarian, and get a small prize!

Now Featured:

A hilarious picture book about dealing with unexplained feelings…and the danger in suppressing them!

Jim the chimpanzee is in a terrible mood for no good reason. His friends can’t understand it—how can he be in a bad mood when it’s SUCH a beautiful day? They encourage him not to hunch, to smile, and to do things that make THEM happy. But Jim can’t take all the advice…and has a BIT of a meltdown. Could it be that he just needs a day to feel grumpy?

Join us on May 26th, 6:30pm, at the Library, to learn how to attract butterflies, bees and other pollinators to your garden!

We are excited to announce that we will continue to offer Mango Languages!

At home, in your car, anywhere you go, you can learn a new language! All you need is your library card!  Over 70 languages to choose from! Ask us and we will help you get started today learning a foreign language!

 

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.

Join us for Summer Reading Fun! Program runs May 2-June30. Activities and prizes for children and adults!

-Turn in your coloring sheet by Friday May 27th 2 pm and you could win one of two season passes to the Fairbury Public Swimming Pool!

 -Thursday, May 26th, 6:30pm at the Library Planting for Pollinators (Program geared toward adults, but everyone welcome)

 -Saturday, June 4th at 10 am Craft time at the Library

-Wednesday, June 8th at 10:30 am The Dinosaur Man at the Bonham Theatre

 -Saturday, June 18th at 10 am Extension Office program and drawing for tablets and other kids prizes at the Library (Adult drawing June 30)

 -Tuesday June 28th 10:30 am SPLASH OF MAGIC with Jeff Quinn at the Bonham Theatre

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 What’s New link in Libby  to browse the entire list!

For all your digital book and magazine needs, access your Nebraska Overdrive account through the free Libby App

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

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday            10-7
Tuesday           10-7
Wednesday    10-7
Thursday        10-7
Friday               10-5
Saturday         9-1
Sunday            Closed