Fayette County Public Library – Enlightening, Educating and Entertaining the Community for more than 20 years!
The Fayette County Public Library is located in the heart of downtown Fayetteville, GA and serves patrons from Fayette County and surrounding areas. For over 20 years, this library has been the hub for resources, entertainment and reading enjoyment for new and existing residents or those passing through.
Directed by Christeen Snell, the librarians strive for programming excellence by engaging patrons from twinkling tots to sensational seniors to offer reoccurring programs. These regularly scheduled programs include:
- Baby Time for ages 0 – 2 years
- Sing and Play and Dance! for ages 0 – 5 years
- Learn and Play Chess! for ages 7 years to adult
- Monday Morning Mystery Book Club
- Thursday Night Book Club
- “Hot Off the Press” – Coffee, Conversation and Community
- Friday’s Free Film Series
Popular annual programs include:
- Fayette On The Page – One Book, One Community held in the Fall.
- Money Smart Week – Financial Literacy offered in April.
- Blended Heritage – Cultural Diversity Showcase presented in February.
The library also provides community outreach through community partnerships with local businesses, chamber of commerce, school system, senior services center and hospital by providing library resources, technology training and access to library memberships on-site to better accommodate patrons.
This year, “Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program has signed up nearly 1,000 young readers and continues to promote exciting and educational stimulating programs through the end of July for ages 0 – 11 years old and the young at heart.
The Fayette County Public Library’s collection contains over 140,000 volumes of books, audio CD’s, DVD’s, newspapers and magazines. The library’s goals are to serve as a role model of excellence in customer service and information delivery for all patrons; and to be utilized as the County’s Info Source and as a center for cultural arts for Fayette County.
The Fayette County Public Library is an affiliate of the Flint River Regional Library System. Our mission is to provide: current, high-interest materials and programs; materials and programs for lifelong learning; information-seeking skills training and assistance; awareness of cultural diversity and answers to questions. The library respects the right of every individual to access all library materials freely.
For more information, please visit the library’s website at www.fayettecountyga.gov/public_library.