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FDL’s Newspaper Subscriptions

Due to low patron usage of the Bloomington Pantagraph newspaper, Fondulac District Library has discontinued its subscription. The library seeks to make efficient use of its funds and has chosen to expand national news coverage by adding the Wall Street Journal to its newspaper collection. Patrons are invited to enjoy this and other newspapers that the library has to offer. A full list is available here.

We’re hiring!

The library currently is seeking applicants for a part-time Reference Assistant. Please review the posting, as well as the job description and qualifications, and find more information about the application process at http://www.fondulaclibrary.org/about-us/jobs/.

Spring 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 spring! Please take a moment to review the newsletter and mark your calendars with the great lineup of programs happening at Fondulac District Library through June. Enjoy!

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We’re hiring!

The library currently is seeking applicants for two part-time Reference Assistant openings. Please review each of the postings, as well as the job descriptions and qualifications, and find more information about the application process at http://www.fondulaclibrary.org/about-us/jobs/.

Online Payments

For patron convenience, Fondulac District Library offers online fine payment.

To pay a fine online:

  1. Click the Pay Fines Online link. (This link also appears in the drop down list under “My Account” on the menu bar.)
  2. Type in your library card number and PIN.
  3. Click on the tab entitled “Fines” to display fines associated with the card.
  4. Read and select “Accept terms and conditions to submit payment.”
  5. Click “Pay online to Fondulac Library.” Please note that the minimum online payment allowed is $1, and a convenience fee of 50¢ will be added to your payment.
  6. Choose your credit card type, and enter your credit card information.
  7. Select “Email me a payment receipt,” and enter your email address.
  8. Click submit to complete your payment.

Please call the library at (309) 699-3917 with questions.

AskAway Discontinued

Due to rising costs and low patron usage of AskAway, the library has chosen to discontinue its subscription to this service. Fondulac District Library remains committed to providing high quality and convenient services and strives to use its funds both effectively and efficiently. Our librarians are eager to assist you with your information needs, and the library continues to offer reference service by phone at 309-699-3917 during all open hours, by email at reference@fondulaclibrary.org, through our Ask A Librarian form, and through our Reserve A Librarian service.

We’re hiring!

The library currently is seeking applicants for a part-time Youth Services Assistant. Please review the job description and qualifications and find more information about the application process at http://www.fondulaclibrary.org/about-us/jobs/.

Watch for our TV commercial!

Fondulac District Library is excited to announce that, in partnership with several other local libraries, it has received a media grant as part of the WMBD/WYZZ and CI Proud $1 Million Dollar Community Investment initiative. A 10-second television commercial and e-Blasts will begin running on regular rotation on WMBD, WYZZ, and CentralIllinoisProud.com. Using photos from local library events and messages inspired by the American Library Association’s Libraries Transform campaign, the promotions spotlight the diverse collections and services provided by central Illinois’ public libraries.

Can’t wait to see the commercial on TV and want to watch it now?
Click on the white screen or the triangle play button to start the video!

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)
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