Book Clubs

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Fisher Cliffhangers: Teen and Young Adult Book Club

We invite you to join us at the library and discuss a new read every month. Grab a copy of the book of the month at E.G. Fisher then enjoy a lively discussion with us while we enjoy snacks! You can join in on the last (business day) Wednesday of the month at 4:30 PM.

Next discussion: Wednesday, May 25th, 4:30 PM at the library with a discussion led by Meleena Livesay, the program director.

Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill

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My Weekend is All Booked: Adult Book Club

The monthly Book Club is a great way to join with others to discuss interesting books. Each month on ur last (business day) Saturday at 2:30 PM a different book is discussed. Discussion leaders are invited from the community and library team. Multiple copies of the selected book are available for check out during the month prior to the discussion. No registration is required and everyone is invited to attend.

Next discussions: Saturday, May 21st, 2:30 PM at Maddie Mae’s

The Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky

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The Kids’ Book Club invites young readers to engage in active literary exploration. Each month check out the suggested book, then pick up activities themed around the book in the children’s area including book reviews, art activities, and more! this book discussion is temporarily canceled.

Local Authors!

Ask us about scheduling a meet and greet at the library! You can set up a table for around an hour where you can say hi to anyone who comes into the library, promote yourself and materials, and sell & sign your books! You can temporarily loan out a few copies of your book, and we will put them out on the shelf for the month with a sign promoting your meet and greet time. All you have to do during your scheduled month is promote your meet and greet with any of your friends, family, colleagues, etc…

Donations to the Library

Donations to the library are a wonderful way to give back to your community. As a non-profit all donations made to E.G. Fisher Public Library are tax-deductible. If you are looking for ways to give, consider the options from the list below.

  • Donate books for our annual Friends of the Library Book Sale/ongoing book sale
  • Give prizes for our Summer Reading Program
  • Put your spare change in our donation jar at the front desk.
  • Put your spare change in our “raise money for a specific item” donation jar at the front desk.
  • Donate crafting supplies for programs.
  • Purchase one of our Amazon Wish List Items.
  • Help us while you shop at Amazon.com. Use the Amazon Smile Program to help give back with every purchase. Simply select E. G. Fisher Public Library from the list of charities.  After selecting E. G. Fisher as your charity you will sign into amazon through the Amazon Smile Homepage to do your shopping.
  • Give a monetary donation in honor or in memory of a loved one. To be sure they receive acknowledgement, please fill out this form.
  • Sponsor one of our recurring or one time programs for children and adults. To learn more of our sponsorship packages or apply, you can view the application form.

Thank you for your continued support of our library!

Visit our Amazon Wish List!

Oceans of Possibilities: Summer Reading Program

Oceans of Possibilities: Summer Reading Program

Motivate your reader this Summer with E.G. Fisher Public Library’s Summer Reading Program! The Summer Reading Program is for everyone of all ages! There will be many activities throughout summer!

Step 1: Register at http://fisherlibrary.readsquared.com or download the READsquared app through your app store.

  • Register as an individual or as a family using ReadSquared. You can find us under E.G. Fisher Library.
  • Select the appropriate program.
    • Listeners: For kids who are read to
    • Readers: For kids who can read or take an active role during reading
    • Teens: For readers ages 12-18
    • Adults: For adult readers
  • Reading tracking may be done digitally using ReadSquared or the ReadSquared app.
  • Paper registration and reading logs are available upon request.

Step 2: Keep track by logging your reading.

  • Starting June 2, every time you or your child reads or listens to a book, log the reading on ReadSquared.
  • Listeners – Log the number of books read.
  • Readers – Log the number of books read.
  • Teens – Log every 100 pages read.
  • Adults – Log the number of books read.

Step 3: Unlock and Collect Prizes

  • First day to collect prizes is Monday June 6, 2022.
  • Once readers and listeners reach a benchmark, he or she can come collect a prize from the library.
  • Teens and adults will fill in the reading logs which also act as raffle tickets to enter into a prize drawing.
  • Benchmarks for each program are:

Listeners and Readers:
Spin 1: 10 Books
Spin 2: 20 Books
Spin 3: 30 Books
Spin 4: 40 Books
Spin 5: 50 Books
Spin 6: 60 Books
Spin 7: 70 Books
Spin 8: 80 Books
Spin 9: 90 Books
Spin 10: 100 Books
Spin 11: 125 Books
  Spin 12: 150 Books
*you can exceed the number of spins on this sheet
** SPECIAL NOTE FOR READERS: For every 200 pages over, log your book again.
For example, Harry Potter is 309 pages, so I would log Harry Potter TWICE.**

TEENS: For every 100 pages read, teens get an entry into a prize drawing

ADULTS: For every book read, adults get an entry into a prize drawing

Step 4: Happy Summer Reading!

  • Continue reading and tracking books and pages to spin the prize wheel or enter in a prize drawing throughout summer.
  • The last day to log reading and collect prizes is July 18, 2022.
  • Raffle ticket prizes will be drawn throughout the summer.
  • At the end of our Summer Reading Program, don’t forget to log your final books online or turn in your paper logs to collect your summer reading certificate at the library.
  • Certficates will be ready for pick up and top reading winners will be announced at the Finale Party on July 21, 2022.

Masks are recommended but not required inside the library. Curbside prize pick up is available. For curbside prize pick up please call 423-745-7782 from the library parking lot.

Mayfield Family Art Gallery

Mayfield Family Art Gallery

The Community Artists League maintains rotating exhibits in the Mayfield Family Art Gallery, an area of the Library given by the Mayfield family to showcase the work of local artists. Visit the Mayfield Art Gallery any time during the Library’s hours and view the variety of works from these talented individuals.

Friends of the Library

FOL logoFriends of the Library (FOL) is a group dedicated to supporting the services and programs of the E. G. Fisher Public Library through fundraising and advocacy activities.  

We welcome new members to the Friends of the Library. Membership applications are available at the Circulation Desk or by download: Membership Application

You may also sign up to receive our e-newsletter and other FOL information: FOL E-News

The FOL are now accepting donations for their Gently Used Book Sale as well as for the Annual Used Book Sale. Please bring items to the front desk during operating hours.

 

 

 

 

 

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