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Adult

Whether you need help with a question, want to learn a new skill or simply want to find a great book to read, the Adult & Reference Services team can help.

Our team helps adults with research, technical assistance, programming, reader’s advisory and scheduled consultations.

Our Adult Collections 

Fiction Collection
Our Fiction Collection includes diverse literary classics from around the world, bestselling authors, genre favorites like mystery, romance, science fiction, and fantasy, as well as comics and graphic novels for adults.

Nonfiction Collection
Our Nonfiction Collection includes materials to aid both researchers and general readers that are curious about science, nature, technology, history, biography, philosophy, art, literature, religions, social sciences, and languages.

World Languages Collection
Our World Languages Collection offers numerous fiction and nonfiction titles for non-English readers.  

Media Collection
Our Media Collection offers film, music, and audiobooks.  

Digital Collection
Our Digital Collection includes downloadable books and resources that are available to you 24/7 wherever you may be. 

Adult Events Series

 
We develop programming for adults that is varied and diverse, from yoga and cooking classes to concerts and art exhibitions. Virtual and in-person programs are available. Please note that virtual classes will be noted in the title.

Yoga @ FPL takes place every Monday evening at 6 p.m. Volunteer yoga teachers offer a variety of practices. Classes are accessible to all levels.   

Author Talks showcase a diverse selection of local, regional, and visiting authors. Authors discuss their process, read excerpts and answer audience questions.  Books are often available for sale with the option to get them signed by the author. 

Book Clubs are held once a month on varying days, times, and places. We have a total of seven adult book clubs. 

Intro to Genealogy is a series that assists attendees with finding out and filling in their own history. This monthly class is for those new to genealogy or new to using the genealogy resources at the library. 

Mountain Street Stage is our weekly summer concert series held in our Event Center. It features local artists.

See all events here!

Services  

Book a Librarian

+ Schedule one-on-one consultations for more focused learning, technology assistance, reader’s advisory help, or for expanding your nonprofit, small business and genealogy skills.

+ Help with questions and research needs. 

Interlibrary Loans

+ Interlibrary loan services to borrow materials from other libraries.

Test proctoring 

+ Take your proctored test at FPL. We do not proctor GED testing. 
 

Find Your Next Read

Personalized Library List - Get a personal reading reccomendation from FPL librarians.

NoveList Plus - Search our online database for ideas based on your reading preferences. Also great for finding your child's next book.  

Additional Recommended Websites: 

+ Goodreads   

+ Fantastic Fiction  

Adult Events
Mon, Aug 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Ann Henry Board Room
This book club enjoys discussing fiction and nonfiction titles, including bestsellers, literary classics, award winners and genre titles.

Mon, Aug 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Art & Movement Room
A team of volunteer yoga instructors will teach a variety of yoga every week.

Tue, Aug 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Video Production Studio
This class is intended for those interested in recording in the Video Studio in the Center for Innovation.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 09, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
If you have completed Fabrication Lab Orientation this is your time to start making!
This event is full

Tue, Aug 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
El-Sol Mexican Restaurant
This book club enjoys discussing fiction and nonfiction titles, including bestsellers, literary classics, award winners and genre titles.

Wed, Aug 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - The Willard and Pat Walker Community Room
Join Diane Hagerty for a look at the ins and outs of taxes for small businesses.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 11, 9:30am - 11:00am
Fayetteville Public Library - Ann Henry Board Room
This book club reads mystery books of all types within the genre, both fiction and nonfiction.

Thu, Aug 11, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
If you have completed Fabrication Lab Orientation this is your time to start making!
This event is full

Thu, Aug 11, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Center for Innovation
Learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and how to prepare your file for the laser.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 11, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Video Production Studio
Learn how to achieve clear audio for both video and audio podcasting.
This event is full

Canceled
Thu, Aug 11, 5:30pm - 7:15pm
Fayetteville Public Library
Join facilitator Nic Bellegarde to practice meditation and mindfulness!

Thu, Aug 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - The Willard and Pat Walker Community Room
"In American Waters" highlights American art historical and cultural traditions associated with the sea, deepening our understanding of it as a symbol of American ambition, opportunity and invention.

Fri, Aug 12, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
If you have completed Fabrication Lab Orientation this is your time to start making!
This event is full

Fri, Aug 12, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Event Center
In this hour-long moderated conversation with punk rock legend, Henry Rollins, we will explore topics relating to free speech, censorship, public libraries and technology.

Sat, Aug 13, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Audio Production Studio
This class is intended for those interested in recording in the Audio Recording Studio in the Center for Innovation.
This event is full

Sat, Aug 13, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
If you have completed Fabrication Lab Orientation this is your time to start making!
This event is full

Sat, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Walker Family Teaching Kitchen
Participants will learn to make homemade hummus and explore the many varieties and uses of this delicious spread.
This event is full

Sat, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - The Willard and Pat Walker Community Room
Join us to hear author and woodworker Doug Stowe discuss his new book, "The Wisdom of Our Hands: Crafting, A Life".

Sun, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Video Production Studio
This class is intended for those interested in recording in the Video Studio in the Center for Innovation.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Art & Movement Room
A team of volunteer yoga instructors will teach a variety of yoga every week.