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Read, Learn, and Connect Dec 8

Date posted: December 8, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky and Lea talk about the tree auction, the Millersport Kiosk, Kanopy, library activities, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Dec 1

Date posted: December 1, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Allison talk about the early literacy center, Vox books, the Millersport Kiosk, Transparent Languages, Kanopy, library events, and more!

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New Movies This December

Date posted: November 30, 2018, 10:38 am

Nothing’s better on a cold day than staying in and bingeing a tv show. Catch up on shows like Preacher, Sharp Objects, It’s Always Sunny, Bob’s Burgers, You’re the Worst, Top of the Lake, Supernatural, Star Trek Discovery, The Good Fight, Legion, The Handmaid’s Tale, Castle Rock, and more. There’s also movies like The Oath, Night School, The Predator, Madeline’s Madeline, A Simple Favor, and more.

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New Music December

Date posted: November 29, 2018, 4:06 pm

New music from the likes of Mariah Carey, Jeff Tweedy, Mark Knopfler, Marianne Faithfull, 2Cellos, Father John Misty, Van Morrison, Young the Giant, Dolly Parton, and more.

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Read Learn and Connect Nov 24

Date posted: November 27, 2018, 10:18 am

Becky and another Allison talk about the library levy, the Millersport Kiosk, the tree auction, library events, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Nov 17

Date posted: November 17, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky, Marilyn, and Rita talk about, the Holiday Parade, the Garret Players, Thanksgiving, fax service, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Nov 10

Date posted: November 10, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky, Rita, and Marilyn talk about the Garret Players, the Duke Ellis exhibit, the Fairfield County Creative Writers Co-op, and more!

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New Holiday Music and More!

Date posted: November 5, 2018, 3:16 pm

I hope you like the holidays because we have all the seasonal music you could possible want. On top of that we have new music from Elle King, Steve Perry, Luke Combs, and more.

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New Movies for November

Date posted: November 5, 2018, 3:16 pm

We have a wide variety of movies for you this month including Crazy Rich Asians, Searching, Peppermint, Operation Finale, The Nun, Missions Impossible Fallout, Lizzie, The Happytime Movies, a bunch of holiday movies, and more.

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Read, Learn, and Connect Nov 3

Date posted: November 3, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky, Marilyn, and Rita talk about the Garret Players, the Millersport Kiosk, library events, the Friends of the Library, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Oct 27

Date posted: October 31, 2018, 9:38 am

Becky and Ron talk about the Legends of Sleepy Hollow, the Garret Players, Library Events, the library levy, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Oct 20

Date posted: October 29, 2018, 1:26 pm

Becky and Ron talk about the Garret Players, the Millersport Kiosk, Library Events and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Oct 13

Date posted: October 17, 2018, 10:14 am

Allison and Lea talk about the Library Levy, Lynda.com, the Millersport library kiosk, audio books, the Legend of Sleepy Hollow performance, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Oct 6

Date posted: October 17, 2018, 9:45 am

Allison and Lea talk about the Millersport kiosk, the Fairfield County Fair, new books, the Slices of Time display, and more!

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New Music in October!

Date posted: October 5, 2018, 2:51 pm

Get your new albums today! Music from Lil’ Wayne, Michael Buble, Lady Gaga, Muse, Pale Waves, Mumford & Sons, The 1975, Travis Scott, and more.

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New Movies in October!

Date posted: October 5, 2018, 2:43 pm

You’ve heard about it everywhere and now it’s finally at your library! Almost. We ordered it. Yes! Mandy is on it’s way! Place your holds now for the biggest cult hit of the year. On top of that, we’ve got Sorry to Bother You, The Meg, Lean on Pete, Slender Man, and The Darkest Minds as well as new seasons of Vikings, Modern Family, Orange is the New Black, and more.

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Read, Learn, and Connect Sept 29

Date posted: September 29, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky and Allison talk about, the fair, coffee, Lynda, the Manhattan Short Film Festival, local authors, fax service, flipster, library programs, and more! Download

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Read, Learn, and Connect Sept 22

Date posted: September 22, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky and Allison talk about the technical services department, football, the Millersport kiosk, the Garrett players, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Sept 15

Date posted: September 20, 2018, 2:14 pm

Becky and Dan talk about Agatha Christie, the Garrett Players, the friends of the library, the Millersport kiosk, library card sign-up month, talk like a pirate day, library events, fax service and more!

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New Movies and TV!

Date posted: September 16, 2018, 1:19 pm

There’s a lot to pick from this month including new seasons of The Last Man on Earth, Westworld, This Is Us, Timeless, Longmire, The Goldbergs, and more. On top of that check out great movies like Hearts Beat Loud, Skyscraper, Mama Mia Here We Go Again, Eigth Grade, Unfriended: Dark Web, Blackkklansman, Ant-Man and the Wasp and much, much more.

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Read, Learn, and Connect Sept 8

Date posted: September 8, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Dan talk about, the Garret Players, Star Trek, The Millersport Kiosk, Library Card Sign-Up month, the Lancaster Rose Quilters exhibit, Lynda, Flipster, and more! Download

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Read, Learn, and Connect Sept 1

Date posted: September 1, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Tara talk about cats, the Northwest Branch, Labor Day, Waffles, Library Card Sign-up Month, Library Programs, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Aug 25

Date posted: August 25, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Tara talk about Potter Palooza, the Millersport Library Kiosk, the Northwest Branch, Keywords, Library Card Month, online resources, the Garrett Players, and more!

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Coming Soon to Your Library!

Date posted: August 24, 2018, 5:36 pm

There’s a lot of movies and tv coming your way this month. Place your holds now for titles like Billions, Damsel, The First Purge, Hot Summer Nights, Law & Order: True Crime, Mary Shelley, Ocean’s 8, Riverdale, Silicon Valley, Superfly, Tag, The Walking Dead, and more.

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New Music for You!

Date posted: August 24, 2018, 5:00 pm

New music is coming your way from all your favorite artists including Twenty-One Pilots, Tom Petty, Nine Inch Nails, Paul McCartney, Good Charlotte, Paul Simon, Christina Aguilera, Interpol, Amos Lee, Shooter Jennings, Macy Gray, Death Cab for Cutie, and more. We also ordered a bunch of copies of some Aretha Franklin favorites!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Aug 18

Date posted: August 18, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Judith talk about back to school, pumpkins, outreach, fax service, Book a Librarian, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, the Colossal Book Sale, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Aug 11

Date posted: August 11, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Judith talk about garage sales, the Colossal book sale, the Fairfield County Literacy Council, the Summer Reading Program, library programs, online resources, and more!

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New August Movies

Date posted: August 8, 2018, 5:22 pm

So many great movies and tv shows this month including Hereditary, Infinity War, Solo, The Good Place, Better Things, Atlanta, Deadpool 2, Adventure Time, Gravity Falls, Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, RBG, Won’t You Be My Neighbor and more.

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New August Music

Date posted: August 8, 2018, 4:44 pm

We have a lot of great new music this month including new albums from The Carters, Drake, Gorillaz, Josh Groban, Meghan Trainor, Rod Stewart, alt-J, Greta van Fleet, and more.

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Read, Learn and Connect Aug 4

Date posted: August 4, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Judith talk about Potter-Palooza, the Lancaster Festival, the Baltimore Festival, the Friends of the Library, the Colossal Book Sale, library programs, and more!

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New July Albums

Date posted: July 30, 2018, 2:21 pm

There are so many great new albums coming out including music from Childish Gambino, Troye Sivan, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Kanye West, Jason Mraz, Rise Against, and more.

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Read, Learn, and Connect July 28

Date posted: July 30, 2018, 9:45 am

Becky and Mary talk about Harry Potter, Potter Palooza events, the Lancaster Festival, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect July 21

Date posted: July 30, 2018, 9:19 am

Becky and Mary talk about peep art, Hamiltunes, Aminah Robinson art display, Harry Potter Palooza, Gale Courses, library cards, fax service, the Summer Reading Program, and more!

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New July Movies!

Date posted: July 16, 2018, 7:15 pm

We have so many new movies and tv shows including new seasons of Supernatural, Life in Pieces, Supergirl, Arrow, New Girl, Poldark, Chicago Fire, Mr Mercedes, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and more. On top of that we have movies like Adrift, Breaking In, The Dilemma, First Reformed, Ghost Stories, Kings, Isle of Dogs, Life of the Party, and more.

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Read, Learn, and Connect July 14

Date posted: July 14, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Lea talk about, the Summer Reading Program, peep art, Flipster, magazines, tablets and Chromebooks, library classes, Lancaster Fesitval, Harry Potter, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect July 7

Date posted: July 7, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Lea talk about Flipster, Aminah Robinson art exhibit, peep art, the library board, fax service, sponsors, the library newsletter, library programs, and more!

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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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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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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