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Read, Learn, Connect Dec. 16th

Date posted: December 16, 2017, 10:00 am

Lea and Shannon talk about Launchpads, the layout in the Library, the Geneology room, exciting things happening in 2018, the Winter Reading program, Edward Scissorhands, the Teen Movie Club, the Grinch and more!

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December Movies! That are new!

Date posted: December 9, 2017, 1:47 pm

We bring you your monthly dose of new including the new seasons of Game of Thrones, Murdoch Mysteries, and Finding Your Roots and new movies like It, Your Name, Happy Death Day, The Snowman, Patti Cake$, Personal Shopper, Mother!, Marshall, Blade Runner 2049, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Dec 9th.

Date posted: December 9, 2017, 10:00 am

Lea and Shannon talk about personnel changes, the Friends tree auction, the Winter Reading program, the Dog Tales, ebooks, sponsors for the reading program, Melville Dewey’s birthday, the Dewey decimal system and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Dec 2nd.

Date posted: December 1, 2017, 3:39 pm

Becky and Matthew talk about the Winter Festival, the Polar Express event for families with a craft for kids, health and wellness, branding and marketing, the Friends of the Library Christmas Tree auction and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Nov 25th.

Date posted: December 1, 2017, 3:33 pm

Becky and Matthew talk about Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, the Outreach department, homebound services, the silent Christmas Tree auction, the Winter Reading Program and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Nov 18th.

Date posted: December 1, 2017, 3:24 pm

Becky and Ron talk about the Garret Players Prelude to a Kiss, the Holiday parade, the silent Christmas Tree auction, Artist Receptions, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, and other programs supported by the Friends of the Library!

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Read, Learn, Connect Nov 11th.

Date posted: December 1, 2017, 3:19 pm

Becky and Ron talk about the Garret Players Prelude to a Kiss, the Holiday parade, the silent Christmas Tree auction, Artist Receptions, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, and other programs supported by the Friends of the Library!

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New Movies for November

Date posted: November 27, 2017, 1:12 pm

So many great movies and tv shows this month including Stronger, The Librarians Season 3, Landline, Kidnap, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, Getting On Season 3, Fargo Season 3, The Defiant Ones, Despicable Me 3, Beach Rats, American Assassin, American Made, and more.

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New Holiday Movies!

Date posted: November 27, 2017, 1:10 pm

Are you in the mood for the holidays? Get all your latest holiday themed movies here!

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New November Music

Date posted: November 27, 2017, 1:09 pm

We have all the new music for your this month from The National to Darius Rucker, Marilyn Manson to Barenaked Ladies, Nine Inch Nails to Liam Gallagher, and more. See if you can find something you like!

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Friends of the Library Christmas Tree Silent Auction

Date posted: November 16, 2017, 8:56 am

Read, Learn, Connect Nov. 4th

Date posted: November 4, 2017, 10:30 am

Becky and Samantha talk about cats and diabetes, the Garrett Players, the best gift of all, the Wild Things, monsters, the five year plan, Launchpads, media consumption, millenials and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct. 28th

Date posted: November 2, 2017, 2:32 pm

Becky and Samantha talk about Veteran’s Day, the Holiday Christmas Parade, the actual upcoming HOLIDAYS, the enchanted forest, the library survey, the Early Literacy Center, customer service, Deck the Halls and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct 21st.

Date posted: October 21, 2017, 10:30 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about the Circleville Pumpkin Show, Thanksgiving, fall, the Holiday parade, volunteers, new Launchpads, the dirty thirty bike race supporting Lancaster City Schools, and more!Download

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct 7th.

Date posted: October 14, 2017, 10:00 am

Becky and Lea talk about Marilyn’s retirement party, Becky’s start as Library Director, fair week, Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower, our community survey, Chix with Stix, Gale Courses and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct 14th.

Date posted: October 14, 2017, 10:00 am

Becky and Lea talk about the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, daily reading, memorization, Bremen’s early literacy center, the Peter Rabbit Story Garden, the Circleville Pumpkin Show and more! Download

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 30th.

Date posted: October 12, 2017, 3:30 pm

Marilyn and Becky talk about Marilyn’s last show, retirement, and history at the Library, Becky’s start as the new library director, the Civil War and the American Revolution, the Andy Griffith show and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 23rd.

Date posted: October 12, 2017, 3:23 pm

Marilyn and Becky talk about Marilyns retirement, baseball, the first female presidential candidate, Garrett Players most recent performance, auditions, the United Way community care day, Library Card Sign Up month, fair tickets and more!

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October New Movies

Date posted: October 6, 2017, 5:08 pm

Movies! And some TV shows! All for you to place holds! Get your cards out for new seasons of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Narcos, American Gods, and The Good Place, as well as movies like Good Time, Wind River, The Trip to Spain, and Logan Lucky. These and so many more can all be yours (for a week or two).

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Register to VOTE

Date posted: September 25, 2017, 1:41 pm

The office of the Secretary of State will be at the Fairfield County District Library to help Fairfield County residents sign up to vote either online or by paper.

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We Have More New Movies

Date posted: September 21, 2017, 12:27 pm

We’re adding a bunch of great movies! Atomic Blonde! War for the Planet of the Apes! Valerian! Spider-Man: Homecoming! Apple Tree Yard! See what you can find.

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 16th

Date posted: September 16, 2017, 10:07 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about the Glass Menagerie with special guest John Hale, library card sign up month, updating your library card, food for fines, digital library content, and more! Download

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September Movies

Date posted: September 12, 2017, 4:21 pm

This month get great titles like Girls Trip, The Beguiled, Baby Driver, This Is Us Season 1, Transformers: The Last Knight, and plenty more.

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September Tunes

Date posted: September 12, 2017, 3:16 pm

The time has finally come. You can finally get your hands on new albums from Demi Lovato, Pink, Macklemore, Primus, Neil Young, Miley Cyrus, and Taylor Swift. We even have a few early Christmas albums in here.

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 9th.

Date posted: September 9, 2017, 10:00 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about the upcoming Garrett Players production with John Hale, 1000 books before Kindergarten, the kids library card, Library Card Signup month, food for fines, fair booth volunteers and more! Download

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Food for Fines

Date posted: September 7, 2017, 12:01 pm

Receive $1.00 for every unexpired non-perishable food item brought to the Fairfield County District Library or any of its branches up to $10.00 during the month of September.

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep. 2nd

Date posted: September 2, 2017, 10:12 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about the Library board, Labor Day closings, 1000 books before Kindergarten, the Early Literacy Centers at Northwest and Bremen, the Garrett Players, Hamiltunes auditions and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect August 28th.

Date posted: August 28, 2017, 4:12 pm

Marilyn and Becky talk about retirements, new employees, Becky taking over as library director, Marilyn’s goodbye words, the Sweet Corn Festival and parade, donuts, Labor Day closings and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Aug 19th.

Date posted: August 19, 2017, 10:59 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about the graphic novel collections, consumer health, rubber ducks, Star Trek, the Sweet Corn festival, the Libby app, Gale Courses, the Solar Eclipse, christmas movies, gremlins, country music and more!

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August Movies

Date posted: August 17, 2017, 5:59 pm

Wonder Woman is here! Get your hands on that as well as It Comes At Night, The House, Everything, Everything, The House, and more!

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New Music August

Date posted: August 17, 2017, 5:56 pm

So many options this month including Fall Out Boy, Lana Del Rey, Darius Rucker, Fifth Harmony, Bill Murray, Jack Johnson, and more.

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Read, Learn, Connect Aug 12th.

Date posted: August 12, 2017, 10:57 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about Hamilton, middle childrens day, National garage sale day, vinyl records making a comeback, Woodstock, Peep Art, Flash Mobs, Summer Reading program end, back to school jitters, the booksale and more!

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August Movies that are new!

Date posted: August 2, 2017, 2:48 pm

This month you can get your hands on the latest seasons of Veep and The Walking Dead as well as Alien: Covenant, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Wish Upon, the new Pirates of the Caribbean, The Mummy, Megan Leavey, and more!

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Music for August

Date posted: August 2, 2017, 10:00 am

New music for this month includes albums from Kesha, Broken Social Scene, Aimee Mann, Father John Misty, Brian McKnight, The New Pornographers, Queens of the Stone Age, Gorillaz, and many more.

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Read, Learn, Connect Jul 29th.

Date posted: July 29, 2017, 10:55 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about the Bard at the Bank, chocolate tasting, Science Summer Camp, the Peter Rabbit Garden, zucchini and other vegetables, the Gale courses, bike safety and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect July 22nd.

Date posted: July 22, 2017, 10:49 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about Stump the Librarian, the Art Walk flash mob, the Beach Boys, Festival Fair Day, the Mavericks, the Summer Reading program, computer classes and more!

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Playaway Launchpads

Date posted: February 17, 2017, 2:13 pm

Introducing Playaway Launchpad – the kids only learning tablet that both kids and adults will love.

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Peter Rabbit Storybook Garden

Date posted: October 5, 2016, 11:58 am

Hoopla Digital

Date posted: January 19, 2016, 12:37 pm

The Fairfield County District Library is proud to offer you the Hoopla Digital service!  3-Step Sign-Up Download the App or go to Hoopla Digital. Log in with your library card. Borrow free digital movies, music, eBooks and more with no late fees! Each patron is currently allowed 8 checkouts per month, with the Library having a daily…
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Donate to the Library with Amazon

Date posted: July 9, 2015, 2:32 pm

Want an easy way to help the library? If you use Amazon, by accessing it through this link you can sign up and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to the Friends of the Library! It’s the same Amazon you’d get through Amazon.com, Amazon Smile just lets you easily contribute to a cause…
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Dog Tales, now by appointment!

Date posted: February 18, 2015, 12:35 pm

Dog Tales is now by appointment! The new format for this program will be a twenty minute block of time where a child can read one-on-one with our canine volunteers and their owners. This change will enhance the benefit to literacy skills for beginning readers. Reading one-on-one will give struggling readers a chance to practice their skills in a supportive, non-judgmental environment.

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Free Technology Classes

Date posted: January 30, 2015, 1:02 pm

You can book a librarian for a computer class or to learn how to download digital book to your mobile device here at the library. Learn in a relaxed 45-minute to one hour session at your own pace.

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Teen iPads and Teen Room

Date posted: January 30, 2015, 1:00 pm

Teens can check out ipads for use in the Teen Room here at the Main Library! The iPads are loaded with a bunch of great apps like Khan Academy, Badland, Angry Birds, Temple Run, Math vs Zombies, NASA, Spotify, and more.

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Adaptive Toys

Date posted: January 29, 2015, 2:02 pm

Adaptive toys are toys that are either made especially for children with special needs, or are “off the shelf” toys that are adapted to meet the needs of children with disabilities.

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Day Care Kits

Date posted: January 28, 2015, 11:55 am

Day care theme kits are available here at the library on topics such as adoption, feelings, dinosaurs, pets, and more.  Each kit contains 10-12 preselected items related to a particular theme appropriate for use with preschool-aged children.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Date posted: January 26, 2015, 4:10 pm

1000 Books Before Kindergarten encourages parents to read 1000 books with their preschool-aged children before they go off to kindergarten.

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Hold It!

Date posted: December 11, 2014, 12:26 pm