Library News

•The Library will close early at 3:00pm on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, for Thanksgiving. We have a Drop Box Slot on the north side of the building, in the alley, for after-hours book returns. Please have a safe holiday!

The Belles & Books Club will be meeting Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm here in the Community Room of the City Building. The gals read Silver Bells by LuAnne Rice. Bring a lunch to share and join the food, fun, and fellowship!

• Come see the OKC Zoo program ‘Gotta Go!’ A great family program! Friday December 22 at 10:00am in the Fairview Community Center.  And a ‘Special Guest’ just might make an appearance!

• Check out our Facebook page here !

• Our wifi is free, and available to the public 24/7. You  must be on or near the library grounds to use it, though. It is called ‘Free Library Wifi’ and there is no password to use it.

• Make sure you have a good book – or three – to curl up with on a rainy afternoon!

A Brief History Of The

Fairview City Library

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.

Known Librarians:

  • Miss Lucas
  • Kate S. Brady
  • Miss Ula Frost
  • Mrs. Myrna Saudy
  • Mrs. Anna Mae Gould (nee. Johnson) (1955 – 1979)
  • Dee Wilson
  • Ann Weber
  • Ernestine Titus (Current Director)