Saturday, September 5, 2020

 Fowlerville District Library Update of Hours and Curbside Service

The Library will be closed for Labor Day

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Monday, September 7, 2020

    The Fowlerville District Library building is open at regular hours and continuing to offer curbside service (highly recommended). In compliance with executive order No. 2020-147; face masks are required for all library patrons and staff as well as maintaining the social distancing of 6 feet. A limit of 12 patrons is allowed in the building at one time. Patrons entering the building are encouraged to make their visit as short as possible. In keeping with social distancing and cleaning guidelines, as well as to ensure the health and safety of FDL Patrons,the Library will have a limited number of computers available for patron use. There will be a strict time limit of one hour per day, per patron, for each computer. FDL’s Wi-Fi now reaches out in the side yard.

Monday-Thursday

9:30am – 7pm

Friday

9:30am – 5pm

Saturday

10am – 2pm

How to Use Curbside Service

    Step 1: You can make requests: by calling the Library directly, emailing us or make your holds through the FDL’s card catalog (Max 10 items)  --Not sure what you would like to read? Use our reader’s advisory at the desk, they can help! All you need is to give them a subject, author, or genre, and they will do the rest.

    Step 2: One hour after your request has been made, please come to the Library and park in the curbside pickup    designated parking located in front of the side yard.

    Step 3: From your car, call the Library and someone will come out with your requested materials.

   Step 4: Please present your library card or driver's license and your materials will be given to you.

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Upcoming Programs at Fowlerville District Library

    All programs are intended for Fowlerville School District residents.

    Call (517) 223-9089 for more information, or checkout our Facebook Page.

    All programs will be held virtually via Zoom, Facebook Live or YouTube unless otherwise indicated.Program descriptions,  location, and details on how to register for each program are below.

    All programs require registration and is done by sending a Facebook Personal Message to the Library or by emailing to info@fowlervillelibrary.org, unless otherwise indicated.  Zoom invitations will be sent out the day before the program date.

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Phone a Story: Available Now

Preschool -5th Grade – Call 517-858-2700 anytime to hear a story from the Fowlerville District Library.  A new story will be available every two weeks as well as stories for all ages will be coming soon.

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Reading to Bosco Through Zoom: Not running on Monday, September 7, 2020 due to the Library being closed for Labor Day, reading to Bosco through Zoom will resume on Monday, September 14, 2020

All Ages- Read to Bosco on Zoom! You can now reserve a time for your child to read to Fowlerville District Library's therapy dog! Each child will be given a 15 minute time slot to read to Bosco and must be preregistered. Registration is needed each week and spots are limited. Zoom invites will be sent out on Fridays.

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Outdoor Storytimes with Mrs. D: Tuesdays, September 1 – September 22, 2020 10:30AM in Library Side Yard

Preschool -Bring a blanket to sit on in our side yard and join in the fun with songs, fingerplays and a story or two. Social distancing will be enforced and feel free to wear a mask, if desired. Registration is not required for this program. Weather permitting.

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Library Card Sign Up Month: September 1 – September 30

All Ages -Come in during September for a word search to complete and turn it in by September 30 to be put in a drawing to win a prize. The drawing will be on October 1 for each age group: preschool -5th, teens, and adults. Make sure to sign up for your very own library card if you don’t have one yet.

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Family Virtual Bingo Night: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:30pm – 7:30pm

All Ages -It's Bingo Night with the Fowlerville District Library! Have fun with other families on Zoom playing Bingo. All ages are welcome and families can play together as a group. * We will supply the blank bingo cards to make your own and plenty of stickers to cover the numbers with.

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Virtual Homeless Sleeping Mats Tutorial: Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Adults - Learn how you can help with this popular community service program. Our team will teach participants how to complete each stage, from making 'plarn', to crocheting (a size N hook is needed). No crochet experience is needed, as there are opportunities for all to participate. This program will be provided via Zoom and registration is required. The video will be posted on our Youtube Channel afterward to share or for reference. Bags are available at the library to pick up before the program, if needed.

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Zoom Tea and Chocolate Writer’s Group: Wednesdays, September 23 – November 11 at 2:30pm –via--Zoom

Adults - Do you want feedback on your work-in-progress from other writers? This is the group for you!  Feel free to bring a 1-page sample of a current project for feedback.  Registration is required. This group meets every Wednesday for 8 weeks.

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Virtual Beyond the Book: Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:30pm

Adults -We are back with our Beyond the Book series and going virtual. This month we are reading Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Caf√© by Fannie Flagg.Participants will get an opportunity to check out the movie and watch it at home. We will meet up virtually on Zoom to discuss the book and the movie. Registration is required with a $10 deposit and a valid email address, to receive a book and a Zoom link. Registration is done in person inside or through curbside service at the library. Books are limited and only available to one per household. 

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    Follow us on Facebook: @fowlervillelibrary or visit our website at www.fowlervillelibrary.org.Email any questions to:info@fowlervillelibrary.org 

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