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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.                  


June Activities @ your Fonda Public Library

Summer Reading Program: On Your Mark, Get Set... READ!

(Based on grade NEXT year)

Preschool & Kindergarten - Monday June 6, 13 & 20 at 10 am

1st & 2nd Grade - Wednesdays, June 8, 15 & 22nd at 10 am

3rd & 4th Grade - Fridays, June 10, 17 & 24 at 10 am.

Preschool - 4th Grade - Party in the Park - Monday, June 27th at 10 am. Please call to register.

Conversational Spanish Class - Thursdays June 9,23,30,and July 7, 14 & 21 @ 4:00 pm

and Wednesday, June 15th at 4:00 pm. Please call to register.

Computer Class -  Tuesdays, June 7th, 14th  & 21st @ 4:30 pm

Babysitting Clinic Tuesday, June 28th - 9 am to 2 pm - Register with ISU Extension

Library Board Meeting - Thursday, June 23rd @ 5:30 pm

Adult Book Club  - Thursday, June 23rd @ 7 pm.

Color Me Relaxed Fridays from 1-5 pm

New King's Pointe Reading Period - May 1st to Aug. 30th!


  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.


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