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  Click this Search button to access our online catalog!

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.                  


July Activities @ your Fonda Public Library

Tim Read Program - Author/Illustrator

Thursday, July 13th at 2:30 pm

Teen Book Club starts July 5th at 10 am!

Kids and Teens' Reading Incentives - May 1st - Aug 30th - Earn great prizes, by Reading!!

Earn a Casey's treat, a Subway Fresh Meal, a Rialto Theatre ticket, a Pizza Ranch Buffet Meal,

2 tickets to an Iowa Cubs game, a Blank Park Zoo Pass, and a King's Pointe Waterpark Pass!!

Computer Class -  Tuesdays, July 11th & 18th @ 4:30 pm

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

Wednesday Movie Matinees (4:00 pm) 

Wed July 5th -  SpongeBob Squarepants Movie (PG)

Wed July 12th - Monsters Inc (G)

Wed July 19th - Tangled (PG)

Wed July 26th - Sing (PG)

Color Me Relaxed Fridays from 1-5 pm   

No Library Board Meeting this month

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


For inclement weather closing information please
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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.