Fowlerville District Library News
All fines are forgiven, and no additional fines will accrue through December. If you still have materials checked out from the closure in March, please return them by Monday, January 4th, 2021. Materials can be returned to our drop box in our parking lot or in the lobby during business hours. Fines for late materials will resume accruing on Tuesday, January 5th, 2021.
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Upcoming Library Closures
FDL will close for the New Year’s beginning Thursday, December 30th and will reopen at 9:30am, Monday, January 4th.
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FDL Response to New COVID Emergency Order
In response to Emergency Order MCL 333.2253 issued by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Fowlerville District Library will be open by appointment only and will continue to offer curbside service during our regular hours. The use of our curbside is encouraged. Each appointment will be limited to thirty minutes by one household at a time and can be arranged by calling or emailing the library. Masks will be required. We will also be offering print by email which can be picked up through curbside or in our Entryway. Your first ten copies each day are FREE. Internet is always available for patron use in our parking lot and side yard. Please continue to use the book dropbox outside the building or leave your items in the library lobby, when available.
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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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, locations, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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. Recordings are changed every two weeks.
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Cameron Zvara LIVE Online!: A Comedy Magic Show for Families: Tuesday, December 29th, at 11 am via—Zoom
Family - Looking for some fun during your holiday break? Do not miss your opportunity to watch the talented Magician Cameron Zvara's performance filled with comedy, tons of audience participation, and of course, mind dazzling magic tricks to delight all ages. Registration begins online at 10 am Tuesday, December 15th through Howell Library at https://howelllibrary.libcal.com/event/7200484?k=bb8300e9acb8a4dd0537e369ff04002d or register by emailing the Fowlerville Library at email@example.com. Please register one person for each family/household that will be attending together.
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MiLibraryQuest: January 1th – February 14
6th - 12th Graders - An anonymous tip has come in that a thief will steal an iconic Michigan landmark on Valentine’s Day. We’re recruiting teenage private detectives to stop the heist! Figure out who the thief is and what they’re stealing to prevent the crime and you’ll be entered to win a reward.The Mi Library Quest challenge is made up of public libraries across Michigan and is supported in part by the Library of Michigan. Open to Fowlerville Teens. No registration is required. Learn more about the Quest at mililibraryquest.wixsite.com/quest1.
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Winter Magic Zoom with FDL: Wednesday, January 13th, at 5:30 pm via— Zoom
K-5th Graders – Celebrate the season with a winter themed project and stories. Registration is required and is now open.
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Dungeons and Dragons 101: Monday, January 18th, at 5:30 pm via--Zoom
6th -12th Graders -- Learn all about this classic storytelling game played with friends. Face monsters, insurmountable odds, and the unknown, to become the hero you were destined to be. Registration is required and is now open.
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Beyond the Book Series: The Hundred-Foot Journey: Thursday, January21st, at 6:30 pm via—Zoom
Adults –January’s selection in our "Life From Another Perspective Theme" for our Beyond the Book Group is The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais. Please read the book and watch the movie at home, then meet up with friends on Zoom to discuss them both. Everyone who signs up will get an opportunity to check out the movie and watch it on their own. 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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Cold Winter Warm Hearts: Thursday, January 28th, at 6:30 pm via—Zoom
Adults – Gather on Zoom for mirth and good cheer with friends to create a beautiful woolen heart ornament. Registration is required with a $5 deposit. Supplies are limited. Kits are available for pickup starting Jan 25th.
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Opportunities to Give this Season
Holiday Season Food Drive (Food for Fines): Monday, November 30ththru Monday, January 4th
We are still collecting donations for the Impact Center. If you wish to donate please bring any nonperishable, unexpired food to the library.
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