Author Archives: fplobserver

Martin Luther King Day @ Your Library

If you are reading this and you happen to have the day off from work, then we hope you’ll consider utilizing any portion of your day to visit the library. The Ferndale Area District Library is open for regular business … Continue reading

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Gateway’s to Graphic Novels: Tinesha’s Picks

Circulation Specialist Tinesha Allen is our on staff graphic novels specialist!  While we’re each unique fans of certain genres or authors, graphic novels are Tinesha’s domain; an inherently artistic and vivid form of storytelling, often featuring diverse casts of characters … Continue reading

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How Do I Know What To Believe?

Librarians and journalists are natural allies. A public library is where one can hone their skills of being an astute and discerning consumer of the vast and multifaceted bits of news we each encounter in a given day’s social-media scroll. … Continue reading

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FADL Increases Digital Access To More Materials and Resources Starting Friday

New Digital Resources Starting Friday, December 1st NoveList: NoveList Plus can be used by patrons to find new book recommendations. NoveList will generate lists of thematically-aligned follow-up titles that will be similar to the most recent book you enjoyed. This is not a downloadable app, … Continue reading

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Book Donations

The Ferndale Area District Library welcomes donations of books, but we ask that they be in “like new” condition. That means no torn, yellowed, water-damaged, or marked pages; no broken bindings or stained covers. Receiving books that are in the … Continue reading

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Read, Stream, and Be Merry

This weekend is an ideal time to finally get your library card. Consider that we are all collectively on the precipice of holiday season’s madness:  family visits, decorating the house, cooking up storms, having the kids home on a break … Continue reading

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Did You Know? Your Library Card Gets You Access To…

Did you know? Ferndale residents who obtain their library card will also have access to 70 other members of a cooperative known as The Library Network. Not only would you be getting access to the tens of thousands of books, … Continue reading

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