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The Library is now in Phase 4 of our Reopening Plan. Library buildings are open for 30-minute visits to browse the collections, use computers by appointment, and speak with library staff. Curbside service will remain available until 6 p.m. Monday – Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday. Read more…

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  • Friends Book Sale

    Friends Book Sale

    In honor of National Reading Month, the Friends of the FCL will be having a book sale through the month of March at both locations. The Library is still unable to accept material donations of any kind until Phase 5 of the Reopening Plan.

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  • Chapters for Charity

    Chapters for Charity

    Join us on Zoom for an Adult Battle of the Books! Form a team, read great books, support a worthy charity and have some fun!

    Friday, March 19, 7 p.m.

    Registration and full entry fee due Friday, March 12.

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  • Book Bundles

    Book Bundles

    Book Bundles are collections of age-appropriate books you can check out for your family or yourself. Each bundle is carefully chosen by Library staff and will be placed on the hold shelf for you. You will be contacted when your Book Bundle is ready to pick up.

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  • Tax Forms

    Tax Forms

    2020 Tax Forms are now available at the library through our curbside service. View the currently available tax forms here. To pick up tax forms, please come to the curbside of the Liberty Street or 12 Mile libraries. Please note that only the forms listed are currently available.

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  • Zoom ESL Conversation Session

    Zoom ESL Conversation Session

    Regular Monday, and Tuesday ESL Conversation groups now held through Zoom. Contact Jill O'Hara at gro.bilmraf@arah'o.llij if you wish to participate. You must email Jill to receive Zoom meeting ID and password.

    Mondays at 6:30 and Tuesdays at 1:30

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  • Remote Library Cards

    Remote Library Cards

    No Library Card? No problem! Fill out the online application and you will be issued a Library Card number via email.

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  • Who Was...? Trivia

    Who Was...? Trivia

    Love the Who Is/Who Was... Books? Try the Monthly Trivia based on the books & test your skills! Each month there will be a new themed trivia quiz. And stay tuned for June, when the library presents an exciting event, The Who Is/Who Was... Challenge!

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  • Resurrection Lily

    Resurrection Lily

    Painting a timely and moving portrait of what it feels like to carry a BRCA gene mutation, Resurrection Lily provides firsthand insight into the patient experience. This event is in partnership with the Network of National Library of Medicine. Presented on Facebook.

    Thursday, March 11, 3 p.m.

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Library News

Notice Regarding Disclosure of Information

Notice Regarding Disclosure of Information — February 16, 2021

FCL Moves to Phase 4 – February 2, 2021

The Farmington Community Library is happy to announce the reopening of our in-person library services with a priority for maintaining the health and safety of both our staff and patrons. We have missed you! The Library is now in Phase 4 of our Reopening Plan. At this time, Library buildings are open for 30-minute visits to browse the collections, use computers by appointment, and speak with library staff. Patrons ages five and up must wear face masks. Please maintain a 6-ft distance, wash your hands frequently, and stay home if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19. Information on COVID-19 testing for Oakland County residents can be found here.

Curbside service will remain open until 6 p.m. Monday – Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday. Patrons have the option of picking up holds in person or using curbside service. Read more…

Library Board of Trustees Welcomes New Members

On behalf of the Farmington Community Library Board of Trustees, the Farmington Community Library welcomes three new board members: Danette Duron-Willner, Michele Kelly, and Megan Stryd. Please join us in welcoming these new board members.

FCL Assessment Report — Pepper Consulting Group

Communication from Board President and Vice-President — August 10, 2020

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

Bid/Proposal Information

Farmington Community Library has partnered with BidNet Direct as part of the MITN Purchasing Group and will post their bid opportunities to this site. As a vendor, you can register with the MITN Purchasing Group and be sure that you see all available bids and opportunities. By selecting automatic bid notification, your company will receive emails once Farmington Community Library has a bid opportunity that matches your company’s business. In addition, the site handles ITB’s, RFPs, and RFQs for other member governmental agencies, districts & authorities throughout Michigan.

Farmington Community Library looks forward to providing you with more bid information and simplifying the entire bid, proposal, and quote processes for everyone involved. We appreciate your cooperation and welcome your participation. If you need help registering, please call the MITN Purchasing Group support department toll free 1-800-835-4603.

What’s New and Notable

Check out some of our newest titles! Sign up for our weekly (every Friday) BOOK SIZZLE newsletter for these New and Notable title links, best seller lists, talked about books on air, author and book award highlights and reading suggestions for what’s going on this week! To see the current issue of Book Sizzle click here.

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