Friday, September 2, 2016

September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

Do you have your Fairfield Free Public Library card? If not, what are you waiting for?

Not only does it give you access to thousands of books, eBooks, DVDs, CDs, and digital learning materials, but now, during the week of Monday, September 19 to Sunday, September 25 it will also land you a 10 percent discount at any of Fairfield Businesses listed below! 

All you have to do is show your library card to receive the discount.

Participating businesses:

  • Tierney’s Copperhouse  
  • Cityside Flowers  
  • Boardwalk Pizza  
  • Bobby Caboose Deli  
  • Skylite Deli/Restaurant
  • Pet Lovers Outlet  
  • Thatcher McGhee’s  
  • China Pavilion III  
  • Shear Envy Hair & Nail Salon  
  • Mixed Platters  
  • Fit Female
  • RJ’s Bagels and Tacos
  • 25 Burgers  
  • Hollywood Pizzeria & Restaurant
  • Antik Greek Kitchen
  • Sushi Laco

Special thanks to all participating businesses.

For more information, please stop by the Fairfield Free Public Library, call us at 973-227-3575, or email

Friday, July 15, 2016

Your Library’s Digital Collections Are Expanding!

Starting on Friday, July 15, 2016, the Fairfield Free Public Library now offers more digital audiobooks, streaming movies, music, comic books, eBooks, and television shows through Hoopla Digital.

All you need to get started is your library card number and an internet connection. Hoopla also offers an app so you can watch films, listen to music, or read comic books, eBooks, and audiobooks on your smart phone or tablet.

To get started, you simply go to, click “Sign Up Now” on the bottom, then search for Fairfield Public Library NJ. Be sure to select “Fairfield Public Library NJ,” and not “Fairfield Public Library” (this one is the other Fairfield, up in Connecticut!).

Then you just fill out the form, including your library card number, and you are ready to start checking out all kinds of materials from your computer or smart phone, from anywhere in the world!

An example of some of the items currently in our Hoopla collection include:

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
Bush by Jean Edward Smith
Pete the Cat’s Train Trip by James Dean
The Vacationers by Emma Straub
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)
Jeff Beck – Loud Hailer
Kidz Bop 32
Blake Shelton – If I’m Honest
Blink 182 – California

Saga by Brian K. Vaughan
The Sandman by Neil Gaiman
The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman
American Vampire by Stephen King
Frank Miller’s Sin City Volume 2  by Frank Miller

The 20/20 Diet by Dr. Phil McGraw
Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Washington & Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America by Stephen Knott & Tony Williams
Love Cycles: The Five Essential Stages of Lasting Love by Linda Carroll
Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach by Melanie Watt

Season One of National Geographic’s Strange Days on Planet Earth
Season One of Jillian Michael’s Beginner Shred
Season One of The Addams Family
Ken Burns: The War
Season One of Sonic The Hedgehog

Great Expectations (Not Rated, 2014)
The Wrecking Crew (Rated PG, 2015)
The Men Who Stare at Goats (Rated R, 2009)
The Life & Faith of C.S. Lewis (Not Rated, 2008)
Franklin and the Turtle Lake Treasure (Rated G, 2006)

These are just a few examples of all the materials that are just a few clicks away! 

Note: Every library patron is limited to five Hoopla downloads per month. 

If you have any questions, please give us a call at 973-227-3575 or e-mail

To sign-up for a library card, please stop in the Fairfield Free Public Library (261 Hollywood Ave.) with a valid I.D.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Summer Reading Club for Adults at Fairfield Public Library

Don’t let the kids be the only ones joining in the summer reading fun this year! 

Fairfield Free Public Library will be hosting a summer reading club for adults, in which readers can win prizes simply by filling out a form about the books that they have read during the summer (any books that you during the six week program qualify!).

Sign-ups begin on Monday, June 6 and participants can begin submitting starting on Monday, June 20 (submission forms will be available in hard copy at the circulation desk or online).

The program will run for six weeks and each week one of the entries for that week will be selected at random for a prize. At the end of the six weeks, three $100 gift cards to Target (generously donated by Target of Fairfield) will be awarded. 

Prizes include:

Week One - $25 gift card to Tierney’s Copperhouse

Week Two - $25 gift certificate to Hollywood Pizzeria 

Week Three - $20 gift certificate to Il Classico Italian Deli & Catering

Week Four - $20 gift certificate to RJ’s Bagels and Tacos

Week Five - $25 gift card to 25 Burgers

Week Six - $50 gift certificate to Fairfield Pizzeria

The grand prize gift cards to Target will be selected at random from all of the entries for the entire summer.

Special thanks to all of the Fairfield businesses that have supported this program; our grand prize sponsor, Target, and all of our weekly prize sponsors: Tierney’s Copperhouse, Hollywood Pizzeria, Il Classico Italian Deli & Catering, RJ’s Bagels and Tacos, 25 Burgers, and Fairfield Pizzeria.

For more information, please contact the library at 973-227-3575 or e-mail John Arthur at