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What's New @ Fairview City Library?

Recently, the Children's Area in our Library got a much needed upgrade. Rick Koehn installed new wooden bookshelves so that the kids would be able to reach all the books.
Children's Area of the Fairview City Library

 

•  We've added a new link on to the menu above!  The "Resources" link includes  links to our FAQ section, OK Virtual Library, other public websites,  Policies & Procedures, Media Page, & our card catalogue.  For convenience, we are also including a link to our card catalogue here. Check out our Facebook page here !

 

 

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Library Services

The Fairview City Library has much more to offer than just books, audiobooks, and movies!  Many libraries are more than just things to read or watch or listen to!  Many libraries bridge the digital divide, providing free digital services that some may not otherwise have access to. Curbside PickUp: Starting November 1, 2021, we will …

October 2021

September 27, 2021 Here’s a look at our upcoming October books – consider them large print unless they are in italics! Please don’t hesitate to let us know if there is a title or author you would like to see in our collection! I promise, I do listen to recommendations! Tamara Cornelsen, Library Director NON-FICTION …

Events

In-Person Programming

September 27, 2021

We here at the Fairview City Library have temporarily suspended our in-person programming, due to high local Covid19 numbers. As of Wednesday, September 22, 2021, our numbers here in Fairview were 26, and our numbers for Major County were in the 30s.  When our city numbers get back down to 19 or less, we will look at re-starting our in-person programming.  We sure do  miss everyone!  Library Board and Friends of the Library meetings will continue, unless they are cancelled due to lack of quorum. Thanks, and we hope to see you soon!

Tamara Cornelsen, Library Director

About Us

A Brief History…

Before there was a library in Fairview, there was a reading room. Many citizens of Fairview went to the reading room to read the current magazines and books of the era.
The Fairview Municipal Library was founded on April 9th, 1909, and the first library director was Miss Lucas. Children’s services started in earnest in March 1917, with the addition of the “Children’s Hour.” The library moved to the municipal auditorium in 1939. The longest serving librarian was Miss Ula Frost from July 16th, 1912 to her retirement 43 years later in 1955. Under the direction of Dee Wilson, the Fairview Library started offering “Summer Reading Programs” in the summer of 1982.
Motto: The Fairview City Library strives to fulfill the informational needs of all adults and children with the most desirable reading, current educational material, and activities with a friendly, personalized service to all patrons.

Meet Our Staff

Tamara Cornelsen: Our Library Director
Crystal Jackson: Childrens Librarian


OUR LIBRARY BOARD:

A board of Fairview City Library Board of Trustees, appointed by the City Council, guides the library operations. The Library Board meets in open session on the 3rd Thursday in January, March, May, July, September and November beginning at 4:00 pm in the City Hall complex. The public is invited and encouraged to attend and participate in these meetings.

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY:
The Friends Of The Library is a volunteer group of women and men who are interested in the development and progress of the library services in Fairview. They conduct fundraisers, assist the library staff and provide improvements to the library for the use and benefit of the Citizens. The Friends meet the third Tuesday at 6:00 pm in January, March, May, August, and October. If you are interested in becoming a Friend Of The Library, please join us at the next meeting or talk with any of the library staff.

Contact

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