Beginning Monday, August 10, MeLCat (interlibrary loan) will be activated for Farmington Community Library patrons to begin borrowing materials from other libraries. Read more details...

Curbside pickup is now available. The Library's curbside and phone reference service hours are Monday and Tuesdays 1-6pm and Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 9-2pm. In order to facilitate a seamless experience and reduced wait times, please place your items on hold ahead of time, wait for the notice that your item is ready before coming to the building, and text or call the posted phone numbers when you arrive. For more information, please read the details of our phased reopening.

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The Farmington Community Library Board of Trustees is seeking candidates to fill vacancies for the City of Farmington and City of Farmington Hills. Interested parties for the City of Farmington can fill out an application available on the city website. Interested parties for the City of Farmington Hills can follow these instructions.

Communication from Board to Staff — July 18, 2020

Informal Communication between FCL President White, FCL Vice President Bill Largent and Staff — July 8, 2020

Message from the FCL Board of Trustees — April 27, 2020

Farmington Community Library Names Riti Grover as Director — Press Release November 27, 2019

General Information about The Farmington Community Library’s Board of Trustees

Under the State District Library Establishment Act [Public Act 24 of 1989], the Farmington Community Library Board of Trustees is a taxing authority with governance responsibilities for all aspects of library operation. The Board is composed of eight [8] Trustees, with four [4] each appointed from the cities of Farmington and Farmington Hills. The Board is empowered:

  • to establish, maintain and operate a public library for the district;
  • to appoint and remove a librarian and necessary assistants and to fix their compensation;
  • to supervise and control library property;
  • to adopt bylaws and regulations;to establish a district library fund, over which it shall have exclusive control;and to do any other thing necessary to conduct district library service.
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