Saturday, October 24, 2020

 Fowlerville District Library Upcoming Programs

   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, unless otherwise indicated. Zoom invitations will be sent out the day before the program date.

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Phone a Story and First Chapter Fridays: Available 24/7

Preschool - 12th Graders -Call 517-858-2700 anytime to hear a full children's story, or a sample of a J Fiction/Chapter book or YA/Teen novel. New recordings will be available every week.

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Reading to Bosco Through Zoom: Temporarily paused until further notice –He will be back soon.

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. This event reoccurs every Monday.

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Tea and Chocolate Writer’s Group: Continuing Wednesdays at 2:30pm through November 11–via–Zoom

Adults –This program currently meets online via Zoom and is open to new and experienced writers. Is your creative well running dry? Don’t know where to start? We take turns bringing in fun writing prompts at every meeting to get our creativity flowing. You will have a chance to talk to other writers, and If you want feedback on your work-in-progress this is the group for you!  Feel free to bring a 1-page sample of a current project if desired. Registration is required and this group meets every Wednesday. 

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Dungeons and Dragons for Beginners: Continuing Thursdays at 2:30pm through December 17–via –Zoom

6th-12th Graders - Are you new to the game Dungeons and Dragons? Come meet with the library and friends on Zoom to learn the basics to play, how to fill out your character sheet, rules, and to play a few short adventures. Register to secure your Zoom link through Facebook PM with your email address or This group is held on Thursdays,when school is in session.

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Thanksgiving Mat Project: Wednesday,November 11, at 5:30pm /via –Zoom 

K-5th Graders - Join the library on Zoom for a Thanksgiving mat project, fun, friends and stories. Register to secure your Zoom linkthrough Facebook PM with your email address or at  Project kits will be available for pick up inside the library or through curbside service starting Monday, November 9th.

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Button Christmas Tree Craft: Thursday November 12, at 5:30pm via –Zoom 

Adults -  Join us on Zoom to make a unique button Christmas tree, with all the supplies included. Register in person or through curbside service with a five dollar deposit and an email address to secure your Zoom link. Craft kits will be available for pick up inside the library or through curbside service starting Monday, November 9th. Registration is now open, required, and space is limited.

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Avenger Diamond Dots Sticker Craft: Monday, November 16, at 5:30pm via –Zoom

Join us on Zoom to create an Avengers Diamond Dot Sticker. Sign-up to secure your Zoom link through Facebook PM with your email address or Project kits to do during the program will be available for pick up inside the library or through curbside service starting Thursday, November 12th.

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Beyond the Book Series: The Time of the Butterflies: Thursday, November 19, at 6:30pm via—Zoom

Adults -  Read In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez with the Library, and participants signed up will get an opportunity to check out the movie to 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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Opportunities to Give this Season

Livingston Women’s Club Giving Tree: Monday, November 16 thru Thursday, December 3

Help make the holiday brighter for someone else with the Livingston Women's Club Giving Tree. With LWC we are collecting gifts for adults and children in need.  Select a dove card from the display with a gift request, purchase it and bring the unwrapped gift back to library by December 3rd.

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Toys for Tots Drive: Friday, November 20 thru Friday, December 18

We are collecting toys for children and teens. Please bring your new, unwrapped toy to donate and drop it in our Toys for Tots box.

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Follow us on Facebook: @fowlervillelibrary or visit our website at any questions

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FDL Update of Hours and Curbside Service

    The Fowlerville District Library building is open at regular hours and continuing to offer curbside service (highly recommended). In compliance with Emergency Order MCL 333.2253; 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.


9:30am – 7pm


9:30am – 5pm


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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