Posted in New Additions on September 28, 2015

Bruce Schindler visited us during Triple F Days as one of the vendors.  Several of us had the chance to talk with Bruce and learn about his books.  He has written several books that the library has to share with the community.  Stop in and get his books today!

Dust & Cannibals (Book 1)

It was a planet much like this, in a time much like now. There were several rounds of limited nuclear warfare. Solar flares knocked out large sections of the power grid, as well as disabling many satellites. Then, a volcano in the Canary Islands erupted, sending a massive tsunami into Europe and the East Coast of the United States. The drug cartels declared independence from Mexico, and invaded the American Southwest.
Following this, came a monster earthquake and tsunami off the Oregon and Washington coast. Adding to the destruction and disruption, Mount Rainier erupted. Weeks later, just after Thanksgiving, the New Madrid fault flattened everything along the Mississippi from St. Louis to Memphis. For New Year’s, a terrorist nuke took out Times Square and most of New York City. While all this was going on, the government decided to clean the air by shutting down all coal and oil facilities in the country.
Lyle and his wife were surviving on a small ranch in Nebraska. Although largely self-sufficient, they still needed some supplies. Since there was no longer any gas, getting those supplies was a challenge. Lyle had to ride a half-trained stallion fifteen miles to town to see what he could get. On the way, he discovered cannibals had moved into the area between his ranch and town. That really messed with his quiet rural lifestyle.
Soon, however, he found the cannibals were the least of his problems.

Mud & Horizons (Book 2)

The apocalypse was man-made, so it didn’t get everyone. Survivors in rural Harlan County, Nebraska, found the Old West was new again. Horses and horsepower were once again identical.
Since Mark managed the only horse ranch, his prospects looked good. Still, life was a long way from perfect. They just repelled an attack by the terrorists who spread the doomsday weapon around the world. Mark and his buddy, Josh, were experienced soldiers, and knew they would lead the expedition to end the terrorist threat.
Waiting for the call to action, Deputy Vince contacted Mark, wanting him to look at recent bicycle tracks. The only other known survivors were the terrorists sworn to kill everyone in Harlan. None of them rode bikes. Was this yet another group? Were they friends or enemies? Why did they try to hide?
Then there were the challenges Mark faced in himself. He was far more clever than smart, typically heading for the horizon when his brain storms turned to mud.

Posted in Events on August 10, 2015

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Posted in Events on July 20, 2015

Lots of planning for Triple F Days going on in Fairfield! We have a few ideas so far. We will have our pancake feed (free will donations) and vendors at the auditorium. We are planning a scavenger hunt, movie, and possible water games for the kids. We will post soon our final plans for our part of Triple F Days. If you have any ideas or would like to help us by sponsoring your time or donations towards the kids games, just give one of our board members or librarians a call. Board members are Nancy Bischoff, Beth Shipman, Diann Gentry, Susan Short, David Francis, Tysha Francis, and Stephanie Haack. Thank you to everyone who has supported the library and its events!

Posted in Events on July 13, 2015


Free Movie Night at the Fairfield Auditorium! Friday, July 17th at 7pm. We will be playing American Sniper. It is about U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. This movie is Rated R and is not recommenced for kids. Bring your own chairs, snacks, and drinks. The movie ends around 9:15pm. Thank you to all those who came to last Friday’s free movie! Next month we will be having two more movie nights….teenage turtles?? galaxy guardians? We will see….

Posted in Events on July 6, 2015

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Bring your own chairs, blankets, snacks, drinks w/lids or whatever to get comfortable for The Lego Movie!  This is a free event sponsored by the Fairfield Public Library.  Everyone is welcome to join us.  Sign in will be open at 6:30pm. and the movie will begin at 7pm.  The Lego Movie is Rated PG.  We ask that all children under 10yrs have adult supervision.

Posted in Uncategorized on July 3, 2015

We had our library board meeting today. We welcome David Francis as a new member. Thank you goes out to Angie Ridgway and Thelma Soucie for many years of volunteer work at the library as library board members. We have made our plans for Triple F Days on August 15th.
Pancake Feed 8-10:30am at the Auditorium
Serving pancakes with country ham
Vendor show 8am – 2pm at the Auditorium
Scavenger Hunt for the kids 11am until noon starts at library
(will be going around town on this hunt)
Movie 1-3pm at the library for the kids, movie to be announced
Water Balloon Wars for the kids 3pm -until we run out
of balloons at the Auditorium
Any donations to any of the events is welcomed!
We will be having Movie Night on July 10th at the Auditorium and this one will be a kids movie. The July 17th movie will be more for adults. More information to come.

Posted in New Additions on January 26, 2015

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Posted in New Additions on January 5, 2015

Here’s a list of our audio books on cd that we just received on loan.  Play them while cooking, while the kids are gaming,

when you are cleaning the house, or driving the car to work…come give them a try today!

For kids  6-12yrs:  

Emma-Jean Lazarus fell out of a tree  by Lauren Tarshis

The Penderwicks, a summer tale of four sisters, two rabbits, and a very interesting boy  by Jeanne Birdsall

Ophie out of Oz  by Kathleen O’Dell

For teens:

Things not seen by Andrew Clements

Pants on fire by Meg Cabot

The sisterhood of the traveling pants  by Ann Brashares

The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak

For the adults:

Pontoon by Garrison Keillor

Fast track by Fern Michaels

Two for Texas  by James Lee Burke

Reilly’s Luck by Louis L’Amour

Split Image by Robert B. Parker

The Fellowship of the ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult



Posted in New Additions on October 28, 2014

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Posted in New Additions on October 26, 2014

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We also are announcing that we have joined OverDrive!  Our Patrons can now enjoy Ebooks thru our library and this great resource.  The kids can access it on their computers and Ipads from school also.  If you would like to access this service, please call or stop in to register for your library card and information on how to use OverDrive on your device.  We look forward to helping you enjoy relaxing and reading a good book today!

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