Library Highlights 6/5
June is PRIDE Month




Click to see a
decade primer on LGBTQ
film and television
by
decade
and our
staff suggestions
for films.

Adult Summer Reading Sign Up!

Books, Sunshine, and Prizes!

Every minute you read you will earn 1 point. Every activity you complete you will earn more points.



Every 100 points you unlock a badge, and for every badge you unlock, you will earn an entry into our finale prize raffle for one of 3 different $50 gift cards to a Fairfield Restaurant!

***Book Review Bonus!
Every week you post a book or materials review you will be entered into a drawing for a gift card to a local business AND a reusable tote containing Advance Reading Copies (ARCs) of some new and exciting books!

Reviews must be at least a paragraph and must demonstrate a thoughtful analysis of the material.***

***Logging begins Monday June 21


Job and Career Resources

  • Recent graduates
  • Career changers
  • New job seekers

Library Online Resources:

Receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice,
full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job resources and more!

The LearningExpress suite of highly-acclaimed eLearning solutions provides interactive tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards and articles for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, career development and more. These award-winning learning tools are available through multiple online platforms designed to help students and professionals achieve their educational and career goals.

Live tutors available noon to midnight. Job Search and Résumé Writing Assistance.
Completely free through your library! Connect with an expert career tutor or access helpful job search resources.
• Find job opportunities online.• Get help completing an application.• Write a strong cover letter & résumé.• Practice & prepare for an interview.

ONE-ON-ONE CAREER COUNSELING

The Main Library hosts 20-minute, one-on-one counseling sessions with a career coach
each week.
ANN WRIGHT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PHONE APPOINTMENTS.
PLEASE EMAIL CSILK@FPLCT.ORG TO ARRANGE A TIME.

Facilitator: Ann Wright has corporate HR experience with an extensive range of industries and has served as Assistant Director of Career Development at Yale School of Management MBA program. She has provided 1-on-1 counseling for hundreds of clients at Fairfield Public Library and in her private practice.
VIRTUAL EVENT 
Tech Help- Streaming Movies
Thursday, June 10
11:00 a.m.
This week we explore Kanopy and hoopla,
our two services providing us with streaming movies and television.

Join us weekly as we explore another digital service offered free to Fairfield residents.
You will leave knowing how to borrow from or access at least one of our digital resources.

Please have the device(s) you want to use with you and any log-in credentials needed.

VIRTUAL EVENT 
Senior Literary Society
Wednesday, June 16
11:00 a.m.

Please join us by Zoom for a virtual session of the Senior Literary Society book club that usually meets in-person at the Bigelow Center.

We will be discussing June's selection
When All is Said by Anne Griffin.

Please sign up with your email address and you will get the Zoom link to join the meeting.
If you have any questions please email Mary Coe at mcoe@fplct.org. Hope to 'see' you there!
VIRTUAL EVENT 
Women and Money Roundtable
How to Make Sense of Today's Financial Markets
Wednesday, June 16
1:00 p.m.

We’ll cover the latest market news and how that might affect your decision making. We’ll also give you background and context for understanding why market movement occurs and we’ll share strategies for keeping ahead of what might come.

You will receive a confirmation and a link for the meeting from the New Canaan Library.


Coming Up!
Virtual Book Discussion & Author Event with Alena Dillon
Thursday, July 8
2:00 p.m.

We are so happy to welcome back author Alena Dillon for a discussion of her exciting new novel, The Happiest Girl in the World, one of Good Morning America's Best Books of April 2021!

It tells the gripping story of a young gymnast's dreams of obtaining Olympic gold and the price that comes with those dreams.

Alena, a Fairfield native, is also the author of Mercy House, a
Library Journal Best Book of 2020, which has been optioned as a television series produced by Amy Schumer. 

Print and digital copies of both books are available through the library. 
 
REMINDER

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Contact us. Call, Text, or Email. 
   
Get help with digital resources, research, authoritative information, and more:
  
Call (203) 256-3160 and leave a clear message. 
Text askfplct to 833-232-4100 to ask us a question
Email directly to eref@fplct.org. 
Fill out the Ask a Librarian form.
A library staff member will get back to you! 
Fairfield Public Library
1080 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
203.256.3155

Library Express Services
Building Open
Mon, Wed, Fri. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Tues. & Thurs. 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sat. 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
 

 
Fairfield Woods Branch Library
1147 Fairfield Woods Road
Fairfield, CT 06825
203.255.7307

Library Express Services
Building Open
Mon-Fri. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Mon. & Wed. 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Sat. 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
 
Curbside pick-up available
 


FPL Digital Library is always open