Virtual Shelf Browsing

Check out all that we have to offer in our library catalog including books, movies, audobook, and more!

Don’t remember whether you returned that book or video? Can’t remember if you have asked us to hold a book? Need to renew library materials and the library is closed? Now you can do so online.

Meet Libby

Did you know EG Fisher Library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using your library card and the device in your hand. Click the link below for information on how to get started today! https://help.overdrive.com/en-us/1307.htmlWatch the Libby video

Get started with Libby

Step 1

Install the Libby app from your device’s app store.

Or, visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge (Chromium) browser.

Step 2

In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in with a valid library card.

Step 3

Browse your library’s collection and borrow a title.

Step 4

Borrowed titles appear on your Shelf and download to the app automatically when you’re connected to Wi-Fi, so you can read them when you’re offline.

From your Loans, you can:

  • Tap Read With… to choose where you’d like to read a book in Kindle (U.S. libraries only) or in Libby.
  • Tap Open Audiobook or Open Magazine to start reading or listening to that title.
  • Tap Manage Loan to see options like Renew and Return.

If you need more help with Libby, please visit Libby Help. Happy reading!

Dyslexic Font Setting

In a book, tap the center of the screen, then look for the uppercase A and click it. From there, tap OpenDyslexic under “Book Design.”

McMinn County Library Board

E.G. Fisher Public Library is governed by the McMinn County Library Board. Members of the McMinn County Library Board are appointed to serve by the Athens City Council and the McMinn County Commission. The McMinn County Library Board meets six times each year. All board meeting are open to the public . Meetings are held in the Community Room of E.G. Fisher Public Library, 1289 Ingleside Ave. Athens, TN.

The next McMinn County Library Board meeting is Monday, September 27, 2021, 6:00pm

Future Meetings:

Monday, November 22, 2021, 6:00pm

Monday, January 24, 2022, 6:00pm

Monday, March 28, 2022, 6:00pm

Monday, May 23, 2022, 6:00pm

Monday, July 25, 2022, 6:00pm


Meeting Recordings

March 22, 2021 Meeting Recording

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/Zm-honHNfe9KIuZMiN-OrPqVmdxTJqk7LYNQMqSNueLoz2FFwuPhrWW04EF-KaYI.xW3rxF5IuSAXYh7e

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January 25, 2021 Meeting Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/DkF_4aCyYSFL60FqLeQ5APqOZm9K6hG64FtE7sakHL3buvDY2zCCl-3P_lnJo6y0.m4_o3hBcevxF-yAX

Passcode: 1y1zN&k*

November 23, 2020 Meeting Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/cabkLElfMuZMJRXUVmVUO-mlkZZj0RHDR_enBWnZeH-kEjKGbNFVzHYxrTIBnXir.Y4WUMhsQ53zjjikg


Meeting Minutes


Library Policies and ByLaws

All E.G. Fisher Public Library Policies are approved by the McMinn County Library Board.