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Farmington Public Library


News and Notes

New Farmington Public Library Now Open

We are open at our new facility on 101 North A St!  Please check out our new operating hours to the right.  We are still working out the bugs in our Internet connection, so Missouri Libraries 2 Go, Ancestry.com, MOREnet databases, and the OPAC are currently unavailable.  We'll keep you updated on the progress as we get more information.

National Library Week 4/12-4/18

April 12-18 is National Library Week, as well as National Volunteer Week!
Monday, April 13, the library will serve coffee and doughnuts from 9-10:30 am.
Tuesday, April 14, is Library Worker Appreciation Day. Let us know how we are doing!
Wednesday, April 15, guest reader Kristina Steska will join us for children's story time at 10:30 am.
Thursday, April 16, is Favorite Book/Author Day. If you have some recommendations you would like to share with us, please let us know!
Friday, April 17, is Patron Appreciation Day. Refreshments will be served from 2-4 pm.
Saturday, April 18 is Fine Dismissal Day. Any patron with outstanding fines for late materials can come in to the library and ask their fines be forgiven

Update to Remote Access of Online Databases

The library has made it much simpler to access its subscription databases.  HeritageQuestOnline, Gale Databases, Ebscohost, and Learning Express Library can all be accessed here.  Once you click on a link from the list, you will be prompted to enter your library card number and PIN.  Your PIN will be your last name, all lowercase.  Please contact the library with any questions.  

New Media Enhanced Children's Books

The library has purchased a really cool series of multimedia-enhanced books from AV2 by Weigl. for the Junior Non-Fiction section.  The books contain a code that when entered on the AV2 books website allows the child to view additional media related to the title.  Use the links below to learn more.  We'll be adding lots more titles in the future!

Text Message and Email Reminders

Did you know you can receive automatic text message and email notifications to remind you to return your books before they're overdue? Send us an email at library@farmington-mo.gov with the subject "REMINDERS" to let us know you'd like to be a part of this free service. If you want to receive text message reminders, please include your 10 digit mobile phone number and your mobile phone carrier in the email.



Technology Lessons @ Library  (click)

E-Book and Audiobook Checkout Available!

Missouri Libraries 2 Go

The library is now lending e-books and audiobooks online through the Missouri Libraries 2 Go website, powered by Overdrive. If you are interested in this upcoming service, please check out the help link at the top of the the molib2go.org website to see if your device is compatible, in addition to setup instructions. Please call the library with any questions regarding this service.  Additional help can be found at http://help.overdrive.com.

Additional guides available for download:

E-Reader and Tablet Classes @ the Library

Do you own an e-reader or tablet?  Would you like to learn more about these devices?  If so, please let us know!  We're planning on having some classes on various devices later this fall.  Contact the library at 573-756-5779 or by email at library@farmington-mo.gov.  We'd love to hear from you!

Having Problems with E-Book and Audiobook Checkouts?

The initial setup can be tricky, but the library wants all its patrons to be able to enjoy this excellent service.  You can either email the library at library_staff@farmington-mo.gov, or call 573-756-5779 for assistance, and someone will help you get everything set up as soon as possible.  You can also come to the library with your e-reader or laptop for additional help.