Due to a scheduled system upgrade, some digital library services may not be available from  Saturday, February 27 at 10 p.m. - Sunday, February 28 at 9 a.m.  All services will be back online when the update is complete. 

Reminder, the library is offering Curbside Service ONLY from 10AM-7PM Mon/Tues and 10AM-4PM Wed-Sat.

Director’s Blog

DIRECTOR'S BLOG

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Thank you for taking the time to visit the new Director's blog. I hope you will find this page useful as I share information about new things happening at Fulton County Library System.  I hope to share information with you about new books and materials, digital resources and programming at the library.

I will enjoy sharing books I am currently reading and will appreciate hearing from you and even learning about books you might recommend for me!

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Director's Blog

Director's Blog: January 4, 2021

Now that a new year has begun, we look forward to our commitment to bring to you the best in library services. We will continue to explore…

Director's Blog: December 3, 2020

Well, the biggest holiday season is now upon us. Perhaps your enthusiasm wanes since we remain in the midst of a pandemic; sometimes…

Director's Blog: November 16, 2020

Time continues to move forward no matter what we do, or don’t do. All of us have worked hard to revise and revamp our personal and…

Director's Blog: October 28, 2020

We are in the fourth quarter of a year that has seen nothing but challenges and change. It is true that the only thing constant is change.

Director's Blog: October 19, 2020

It is going to be a great week! I believe that to be true because I have good news!

Director's Blog: September 21, 2020

Hello and thank you for embracing Curbside Service. It is going well because of you and the Library’s dedicated staff. Taking books and…

Director's Blog: September 9, 2020

September is Library Card Sign up Month! There is nothing more empowering or exciting than getting your own library card.

Director's Blog: August 24, 2020

This comes to you hoping that as we move toward fall, you are coping with other daily changes with a calm resolve. The Library has…

Director's Blog: August 11, 2020

Well, we are still moving forward. Thank you for embracing curbside service as we continue to brave the new world of COVID-19. Your…

Director's Blog: July 29, 2020

This is an exciting week for the Fulton County Library System. I am pleased to announce the arrival of 8 new digital resources.

Director's Blog: July 14, 2020

This continues to be what I call an “interesting time.” It is my hope that you and your family and friends are doing well. As we wind…

Director's Blog: July 7, 2020

I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable 4 th of July weekend. We may be celebrating this differently this year, but my hope for you is…

Director's Blog: January 29, 2021

The chill remains in the air; there are still numerous questions all around us, about many things; and they all seem to greatly affect our…

Director's Blog - Resolve to Read

Resolve to Read - Summer 2020 Update

The library continues to hold online programs like Storytime, book clubs, cooking shows, adult storytime and more.

Resolve to Read - June 2020

Have you been spending your summer catching up on your reading? We know this summer has proven to be unlike any other before COVID-19. …

Resolve to Read - April 2020

While we have all been spending more and more time at home, digital services from your library are more important than ever! Did you know…

Resolve to Read - February 2020

Ever wonder what the most checked out books are at your local library? No need to wonder anymore! Check out this article…

Resolve to Read - January 2020

What's in store for 2020 and the #resolvetoread challenge?

Resolve to Read with Celebrating and Practicing Kindness

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." - Aesop.

New Year's Resolutions

It's a brand New Year!! Do you have any resolutions? Here are some ideas for teens for making resolutions in the new year.

Books by Dr. Seuss

Dr. Geisel Suess's classic collection of children's books.

Book Review: You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly

All you need are friends. Check out Book Review: You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Erin P.

Book Review: The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich

Thomas realizes that the new “treaty” intends to erase them all – his family, his nation, as if they’d never existed.

Book Review: The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs

Looking for your next read? Check out The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs by America's Test Kitchen

Book Review: Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

Looking for your next read? Check out Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama...a superb piece of historical research and a great read.

Remembering Christopher Plummer

From The Sound of Music to Knives Out, Christopher Plummer starred in some of our favorite, best-loved movies.

Remembering Jazz Musician Chick Corea

Chick Corea is one of the great jazz composers and pianists of the 20th century. Head to Hoopla or Freegal to stream more of his music.

Book Review: You Never Forget Your First by Alexis Coe

A fresh, fun look at our first president from a young woman whose humor & concise prose make this a quick & enlightening read. As someone…

Graphic Novel Review: Princeless by Jeremy Whitley

Princess Adrienne has had enough of damsel in distress life, and has the sword skills and dragon to prove it! After her father sends her…
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