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The Fonda Public Library's collection can be viewed online thanks to funds from the Pocahontas County Foundation.
To view our online catalog, click on the Catalog tab above. Also, thanks to more recent funds from the Pocahontas County Foundation, we have a beautiful new circulation desk & computer, a new thru-wall Book Drop, and a new iPad for our children's computer section! Many thanks to the Foundation for all they do for the people of this county!

The Fonda Public Library's Digital Newspaper Archives were supported in part, by the State Historical Society of Iowa, Historical Resource Development Program.  Click here to search our local newspaper archives: Newell-Fonda Digital Newspaper Archives


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 We invite you to spend a few moments looking at our library Web site. With help from the State Library of Iowa we are able to create a place on the Web where you, our customers, can explore, learn and get help with all your information needs.                  


October Activities @ your Fonda Public Library

Computer Class -  Tuesdays, Oct 11th & 25th @ 4:30 pm

Adult Book Club  - Thursday, Oct 27th @ 7 pm.

Wednesday Movie Matinees - Wednesday Oct 5th - Casper (PG)

Wed Oct 12th - Hotel Transylvania (PG)

Wed Oct 19th - It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (G)

Wed Oct 26th - Spooky Buddies (G)

Color Me Relaxed Fridays from 1-5 pm 

                                           Preschool Storytimes, Fridays at 10am                                            

Oct 14th - Fall    

Oct 21st - Pumpkins/Jack-O-Lanterns

Oct 18th - Halloween(wear your costume!)

Halloween Fun at Four!   Oct 31st @ 4:00 pm (wear your costume!)

  Come check out what's new @ your Fonda Public Library!


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Thanks to a generous donation from First Community Bank for start-up costs, Fonda Public Library patrons can now use BRIDGES to download ebooks and audio books free of charge.  You will need your library card number to create an account (add zeroes in front of number so there are eight digits).  

Click on the BRIDGES logo to get started!


EBSCO host is a database for magazines, newspapers, business, and health resources. It is brought to you by the Fonda Public Library
using local funds and the State Library of Iowa using federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


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