Fall River Public Library: "The People's University"
Welcome to Fall River Public Library, your one-stop source for information, education and entertainment. With e-books, public computers, and wi-fi, we're right up to the minute--but our local history collections can take you back to Fall River's past.
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Did you know you can visit the library for free access to Ancestry.com? Find out about your family history with access to thousands of birth, death, marriage, and immigration records. We also have a new ScanPro microfilm reader/scanner that you can use to access historic newspapers on microfilm. Visit the reference room for help with these resources.
For job hunters, the WinWay Resume program guides you through the steps to create a professional resume. WinWay Resume must be used inside the library.
Be sure to visit the Friends of the Library Bookstore, open year round.
Support your local library! Contribute to the Second Century Campaign and help the "People's University" continue to support lifelong learning in our community.
Looking for a Book Discussion Group? We've got one! Join us every third Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Also, check our calendar and Facebook page for updates on our Family Lego Nights, Video Game Days, movie series, children's storytimes, and other events.
Fall River Herald News Archive
Free access in the library or at home using your library card. Home access is available for Fall River Public Library card holders only.
Download music with Freegal!
Download up to 3 free songs per week. You will need a valid Fall River Public Library card to register. Phone apps are available at the AppStore and GooglePlay.
|Folio Medical Directory lets you search for doctors, hospitals, and medical facilities in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. Search by name, town or by specialty. The directory is constantly updated and checked for accuracy.
If you are inside the library, search Folio here. From home, search Folio here.
|Axis 360. Titles are available in the new Blio format, which is compatible with screen readers for the blind and visually impaired. Download to one device, share across many--from PCs to tablets to smartphones.
You will need to create an account using your Fall River Public Library card and email address.
Your Library @ Home
You don't have to go to the library to use the library. Many of our resources and services can be accessed from your home, office or mobile device. You will need a valid SAILS network library card for all services except basic searching.
PLACING HOLDS: You can reserve items from home and pick them up at the library. When they are ready, we will call, text, or email you.