Services and Programs 

Departments

Adult 

  • Books
  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Magazines and newspapers
  • DVDs and current movies and documentaries
  • Music on CD 
  • Reference inhouse, over the phone at (618) 482-3966 by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Renewal of materials over the phone at (618) 482-3966, on the Card Catalog Search in My Account, or through email to Item This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • WiFi throughout the building on your equipment or ours.
  • Homebound Delivery allows materials delivered to your home on Fridays, Call (618) 482-3966 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register for this special service.
  • Proctoring of exams by our staff when you need an intermediary to help you with online or distance learning.  Call (618) 482-3966 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Special Meeting and Tutoring Rooms
  • Programming
    Free Computer and technical instruction in groups or one-to-one. Call for details or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for basic lessons on our databases, card catalog, email or internet basics. 
    Various programs listed monthly on our Calendar of Events. 

Young Adult 

  • Books
  • Audiobooks on CD 
  • Programming
    Teen Initiative which offers individualized library cards and special programming throughout the year
    Gaming using a PS3 and Wii
    Various programs listed monthly on our Calendar of Events

Children 

  • Books
  • DVDs
  • Programming
    Preschool Storytimes
    Fun with Miss Phyllis
    Various programs listed monthly on our Calendar of Events

Technology Room

  • Internet, Software & E-mail Access with Networked and WiFi Computer Access  using one of our over 12 public access terminals or one of our wireless laptops. You are encouraged to bring in your own wireless compatible laptop to connect to our WiFi
  • Training Lab 
  • Skype / Podcast Rooms - Small rooms 
  • MOBILE PRINTING SERVICE - Print virtually any file or webpage from your Internet-connected device. You can even send us a print job from home or when you're on the go and pick it up within 24 hours.

Community Areas

  • Community Area to rear of the building
  • Lounge Area to the front of the building

Meeting Rooms

  • Two Meeting Rooms for group study, meetings and tutoring.

Support Organizations

  • Friends of the Fairmont City Library Center - for more information on how to join the efforts of this important asset to the Library, call (618) 482-3966 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virtual Environment

  • Electronic books (Ebooks) and audiobooks at Overdrive and 3M
  • Online monthly magazines at Zinio
  • Online TV Shows, audiobooks and music at Hoopla
  • Online Learning databases
    Language tutoring with Rosetta Stone
    Testing and lessons with Learning Express
  • Online Databases for all your reference and recreational needs
  • Facebook 
    Fairmont City Library Center

 

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