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We’re hiring!

Join Our TeamThe library currently is seeking applicants for a full-time Reference Specialist. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, tech-savvy, and customer service-focused person with excellent communication skills interested in working in a community-focused environment to provide library services and programs in the Adult Services department. Please review the job description and qualifications and find more information about the application process at http://www.fondulaclibrary.org/about-us/jobs/.

Mobile Printing Now Available

Patrons can utilize the library’s mobile printing service to print remotely from smartphones, tablets, and computers and pick up their printouts at the library. There are three ways to utilize the library’s mobile printing service:

Visit a print release station at the library to retrieve your mobile print job. Print jobs will be available for 24 hours once they are submitted. If you need assistance, please see a library staff member.

Printing cost:

  • 10 cents each for black and white printouts (20 cents for double sided)
  • 25 cents each for color printouts (50 cents for double sided)

Winter Newsletter Available

The latest issue of Community Connection, Fondulac District Library’s quarterly newsletter, is now available! It is mailed to residences within the library district and also is available for download and printing from our website. Printed copies can also be picked up at the library.

Whether you are into history, writing, gaming, music, science, or crafts, we’ve got something planned for everyone at the library this winter! Please take a moment to review the newsletter and mark your calendars with the great lineup of programs happening at Fondulac District Library through March. Enjoy!

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We’re hiring!

we-are-hiring1Love the library? Why not work here? We currently have a part-time opening for a Library Page.

Visit http://www.fondulaclibrary.org/about-us/jobs/ for more information.

New Art Exhibit on Display at FDL

20161108_090736_resizedFondulac District Library is proud to announce a new exhibit on display for its ongoing Fine Arts at FDL program.

A collage series, The Art of Judith Koren Shanahan, will be on display through the end of the year. Shanahan uses acrylic paints, specialty papers, recycled ephemera, textures, and more to represent and interpret a multitude of subjects. Her professional art training began at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and continued at the Instituto de Allende in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. She has exhibited locally, as well as in Rockford, and her pieces have been purchased by people across the country.

To learn more about the Fine Arts at FDL program, click here.

Digital Magazines Discontinued

Due to the high cost and low patron usage of Zinio digital magazines, Fondulac District Library has chosen to discontinue its subscription to this service. We apologize for any inconvenience and invite you to explore some of the other digital collections that the library has to offer, such as Alliance Digital Media Library eBooks and eAudiobooks, eRead Illinois eBooks and eAudiobooksBiblioboard, TumbleBooks, and our many online research databases.

National Friends of Libraries Week

friends-week1National Friends of Libraries Week is October 16 to 22! Join us for a Meet and Greet on Wednesday, October 19, with giveaways, a drawing, buy one-get one book sale specials, and more. The Friends support the library through fundraising and volunteerism, and they help make the library’s programs and services possible. Stop by the library to help us celebrate our Friends!

Learn more about the Friends of Fondulac District Library here.

 

 

 

 

 

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3D Printing at the Library

3d-printing-promowebFondulac District Library is proud to announce its 3D printing service. 3D printing is the process of making a three dimensional object from a digital file. The object is created by laying down successive layers of plastic filament. Patrons can submit a design and have it printed for only $2! Learn more about the library’s 3D printing service here.

BiblioBoard – a Free eBook Resource

biblioboardCheck out BiblioBoard, a free eBook collection filled with classic literature! Browse the collection, compile a list of favorite titles, download content to read offline, and read with no wait time. All that’s required to create a free profile is a valid email address and a username and password of your choosing. Additionally, an app is available via Apple, Amazon, and the Google Play store. Books can also be read using any popular internet browser.

Autumn Newsletter Available

The latest issue of Community Connection, Fondulac District Library’s quarterly newsletter, is now available! It is mailed to residences within the library district and also is available for download and printing from our website. Printed copies can also be picked up at the library.

Whether you are into history, writing, gaming, music, science, or crafts, we’ve got something planned for everyone at the library this fall! Please take a moment to review the newsletter and mark your calendars with the great lineup of programs happening at Fondulac District Library through December. Enjoy!

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