Fiske Public Library
110 Randall Road, Wrentham MA 508-384-5440

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The Digital Library never closes! Simply enter your library card number and pin when prompted (what's my pin number?)

Library Remains Closed To the Public 

Updated 7/4/20
Greetings from Fiske Library. We hope you've had a chance to visit some of our free online offerings. 
We are offering CURBSIDE DELIVERY for materials that are on the shelves (there is no delivery between libraries at this point). Curbside Pickup will be available Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:00-4:00PM
The NEW BOOK LISTINGS PAGE has been updated so you can see what has been arriving while we have been closed!  
The way it is going to work is :
1. You can place a hold on an item in our collection using the SAILS e-catalog on the library website or call us at 508-384-5440 x2 with your request(s) Be sure to include your name and telephone number and library card barcode if you call.
2. We will call you when your item is available.
3. When you arrive at the library during the pickup hours 
-Wait at the door if there are no other patrons waiting.
-Call to let us know you have arrived or simply ring the doorbell located above the bookdrop.
4. We will bring your item(s) to the front door.

Looking for a place to social distance, take the kids for a walk in the fresh air and enjoy a good book at the same time? Check out the new Story Walk on the lawn at the Fiske Public Library. There is even a surprise in the children's room window when you reach the end. (Miss Liz will be changing the stories periodically during the summer!) Look for updates on our website or FaceBook page. Happy Reading! 

Summer Reading Club is underway. Get more info here.

Celebrating the Fourth of July!
Pick up a free mini bike decorating kit in front of the library to bring home. Decorate your bike, scooter, wagon, baby buggy or yourself and come back to use our outdoor Fourth of July Photo Booth! While you are here, enjoy the outdoor Story Walk, sign up for the Summer Reading Club, and take a free book from the collection in front of the library, courtesy of The Friends of the Fiske. Happy Summer, Happy Reading!

Flower Power Game
You are invited to participate in the FLOWER POWER GAME! (All ages welcome!) This is a game we can all play to have fun, make someone feel better, decorate the library, enjoy some time doing good deeds and show your friends, family and neighbors that there is no shortage of kindness in Wrentham. For instructions go to the ADULT or CHILDREN & TEEN PROGRAMS page.

FREE ACCESS (5/11 or earlier)
Ancestry.com is now available remotely – such a wonderful treat to take advantage of. (Previously it was only available from within  the library.) The existing link under RESOURCES - ONLINE DATABASES has the instructions on how to access for FREE.

Audible Stories

Education Companies offering FREE Access

YouTube Authors Everywhere

Skype a Scientist

Good news for teens: SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Returning April 30th and continuing 13 weeks until July 29, SYNC gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks a week. In 2019, 28 titles were given away over 14 weeks.  Register here https://www.audiobooksync.com/

Scholastic Learn at Home Day by Day Projects to keep kids reading, growing, and learning. Includes FREE ACCESS to Bookflix within each project.

Coronavirus Fighter 

Khan Academy - Free onilne courses K-12

WGBH Distance Learning Center- Free Trusted Digital Resouces from PBS

Tumblebooks is offering free access to their products until August 31. Links to the individual products can be found below:

TumblebookLibrary - K-6 children's ebook library

Tumblemath- K-6 math ebook library

TeenBookCloud- Grade 7-12 ebook library

AudioBookCloud - All ages audiobook library

RomancebookCloud- Huge collection of steamy romance novels for the older crowd!

In addition, remember you can access books, movies, music and magazines online from Overdrive and Hoopla. Links to those products are on the Library website homepage.

Thanks for your understanding as we all deal with the coronavirus.

Welcome to Fiske Public Library

Welcome to Fiske Public Library

Help Support the Summer Reading Program
Dear Friends,
     I am writing this letter to ask your support for our summer reading program at the Fiske Public Library.  This summer Wrentham children and teens (ages 0-18) and their families are invited to participate in the 2020 Statewide Summer Library Program: Imagine Your Story, We are asking library patrons, local businesses, banks & civic groups for donations for reading incentive prizes to encourage Wrentham families to read together. 
     We hope this will not only be good advertising for local merchants but also FUN for the children.  We will be happy to post names of supporters at the library, on social media, our website and in our monthly newsletter.
     YOUR SUPPORT IS GREATLY APPRECIATED!!!  Thank you in advance for your support.
Sincerely,    
Elizabeth Nadow
Children’s Librarian

Fiske Library Summer Reading Club News
This summer Wrentham children and teens are invited to participate in the 2020 Statewide Summer Reading Program: Imagine Your Story! sponsored by your local library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. The goal of the summer reading program is to encourage Wrentham families to read together during the vacation months. Be sure to check out our Story Walks on the library lawn. They will be changing periodically! Participants reading, OR BEING READ TO, for a minimum of 15 minutes per day for 30 days during the summer may enter a raffle to win one of many prizes. Learn more about the guidelines and amazing list of prizes on the Summer Reading Club page under "Children and Teens".

Ready to register?  Stop by a registration table we will set up in front of the library beginning June 24th or call to register and download the packet on the Summer Reading Club page. Happy Reading!

New at the Library - Showcase Cinema TIckets!
You can now purchase discounted Showcase Cinema tickets at FISKE thanks to the FRIENDS OF THE FISKE.
Tickets at $10.00 each, good at any Showcase Cinema in the U.S. (NOTE : Lux Level, 3-D Movies and other special theatres are subject to an additional fee at the theater.)
Not valid for telephone or online orders. See ticket for all rules. No limit for Wrentham residents, limit of 2 tickets for non-Wrentham residents. The ticket purchased at the Library must be exchanged at theater box office for admission ticket. NO EXPIRATION.

Southwick Zoo
 THE ZOO WILL REOPEN FOR THE SEASON IN EARLY APRIL
We still have tickets left thanks to the FRIENDS OF THE FISKE which will be good when the Zoo reopens. These tickets are $20.00 each, no limit for Wrentham card holders, limited to 2 tickets for non-Wrentham card holders. (Admission this season will be $29 for Adults, $25 for Children (3-12) and $22 for Senior Citizens)
You MUST have your library card to get the tickets. The tickets do not expire so get them now !! GREAT FOR GIFT GIVING!!!!

 See the Fiske Museum Passes page for more details

Book Recycling
We are transitioning to a new non-profit recycling company, MORE THAN WORDS, for our BOOK RECYCLING. 
New bins will be in the parking lot soon but until then please put your donations in the cardboard boxes in the foyer.
PLEASE, NO MILDEW OR UNSALEABLE ITEMS!!

FISKE PUBLIC LIBRARY
110 Randall Road
Wrentham, MA 02093
508-384-5440 Phone
508-384-5443 Fax
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FISKE LIBRARY HOURS
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 10am-8pm
Wednesday 10am-8pm
Thursday 10am-8pm
Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-4pm (Closed July & August)
Sunday CLOSED