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Mildred G. Fields Memorial Library
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Monday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Library cards are issued at no charge and may be obtained up to 30 minutes before closing. You will need:
For the first month you may have out a maximum of 2 items per card at any one time. After the initial month, you may check out a maximum of 10 books and 5 movies on an adult card, and 10 books on a juvenile card.
Out of County residents are welcome.
Tennessee Electronic Library
TEL gives Tennesseans access to:
TEL is available free of charge, 24/7 from any computer with internet access.
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a FREE GIFT to your children! All you have to do is read to your children. Please visit Dolly Parton's Imagination Library website for more information.
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Mildred G. Fields Memorial Library is pleased to annouce a new digital library where patrons can browse, checkout and download eBooks and Audio Books from home. Visit the R.E.A.D.S website and try it today.
The Library subscribes to 30+ periodicals.
See our Rules for Behavior while using the library.
The Library can borrow Books, Audios, and CD's from other libraries for any customer. Each customer requesting Inter-Library Loan service must be in good standing with the library, having no fines or overdue items. Each customer may have only one Inter-Library Loan item checked out at a time. The library can not borrow Videos or DVD's on an Inter-Library Loan request.
The Library has approximately 2500 Videos and DVDs for circulation. These can be checked out for 1 week, with a limit of 5 per household. The overdue charge for videos is $1.00 per day per item. Rewind each tape or a $1.00 charge per tape.
The library has over 1800 Audio Books, CDs and Playaways. They go out for 2 weeks with a $0.50 overdue charge per day. Rewind tapes or a $1.00 charge per tape.
The Mildred G. Fields Library is pleased to offer public use of the Internet as part of the library’s mission of providing free and open access to material and services to meet our customer's personal, educational and professional needs. The library’s computer system provides the opportunity to integrate electronic resources from around the world with the library’s other resources. To obtain computer access you should present your Library card or a photo I.D.
Copies made from the Xerox machine are .25¢ per page. Students pay only .20¢ for each copy.
Book Reviews are held the last Thursday of every month at 12:00. Bring a sack lunch and come join the fun at the next review.
GED Classes every Thursday Night at 6:00p.m. at the Library. For more information click here
DigitalLearn.org has a catalog of courses written at a fourth-grade reading level, making them accessible for a wide range of learners. Adding to the accessibility, the courses are mobile-friendly and each lesson comes with a course transcript for users who might have difficulty hearing. Each course is 6 to 22 minutes.
The courses are written at a fourth-grade reading level, making them accessible for a wide range of learners. Adding to the accessibility, the courses are mobile-friendly and each lesson comes with a course transcript for users who might have difficulty hearing. (Later this year, Digital Learn plans to add subtitles.)
The core classes on Digital Learn are Getting Started on the Computer and Using a PC (Windows 7) because these are entry points to digital literacy. Other courses include Intro to Microsoft Word , Online Job Searching, Intro to Email , and many others.
GCFLearnFree has over 100 tutorials with written lessons, videos, infographics, and interactives. The courses cover a range of digital literacy topics such as technology basics, living in the online world, and Microsoft Office.
Users don't have to log in if they don't have an email address, but there is an option to create an account to track progress and receive a transcript of completed tutorials. The courses are self-paced, so learners can go through them at their own pace.
TechBoomers is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life. Users will find tutorials on the most popular and useful websites on the Internet, from social networks to everyday tools for getting directions and knowing what the weather's going to be. They will also learn how to listen to music, watch videos, and have phone calls right on their computer through the power of the Internet!
TechBoomers isn't just for older adults; anyone looking to advance beyond basic computer skills, or just wanting to learn about a new website, is welcome to learn through their tutorials.
Many of you are already using some or all of these resources and might be interested in more information that is available. You will find other information at the ALA store. “5-Star programming and services for your 55+ library customers” is a great place to start. There are many other titles that I know you will find interesting.
Friends of the Library is a non-profit organization that helps raise money for the Library. If you would like to join the Friends of the Library just ask one of the Librarians.
Individual Membership- $15.00
Family Membership- $30.00
Patron Membership- $50.00
Platinum Sponsor- $100.00
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