Report issues regarding potholes, street signs, graffiti and other public works issues to the city's Department of Public Works (DPW).
All about the library's magazines and periodicals.
Download Audiobooks, Ebooks and Videos for free, just use your Library Card to create an account.
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Get a Boston Public Library BPL e-card to use their databases, downloadable books and audio! It's free to all Mass. residents.
The original MASSACHUSETTS PUBLIC LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM 2006/2007 Grant Round Planning & Design Application for Fitchburg is available for review as a pdf for viewing and a Word Document for editing. Right click on this link and "save as" to download.
American Indian music has survived centuries of suppression. Musician Craig Harris (who has appeared at the Library with his "Drum Away the Blues" program), conjures an aural tapestry in which pow-wow drums and end-blown woodwinds resound alongside symphonic strains, jazz, reggae, country music and the blues.
Learn about the Library's 3D Printer, and about freely available programs to create 3D objects to print, and where to find free objects on line. Friday, May 27 at 12:00 Noon at the Garden Room. All ages welcome, and no registration required nor advance knowledge of 3D Printing. The class takes approximately 40 minutes, and a certificate is issued following completion.
Use your library card to stream music and download music from Freegal. Thousands of songs are available to listen to online or to download. Ipad and Android app is available at the App Store and at Google Play.
A small collection of Play-Away MP3 book players are now available from the Library. Play-aways are about the size of a deck of playing cards, weigh 2 ounces, and play high definition audio. No more cd-swapping for audio books! Seventeen titles are available. Patrons will be responsible for headphones and a AAA battery.
One on one lessons to learn to browse and download ebooks from the Library onto your tablet, e-reader or laptop. Call for an appointment, or stop in the first Monday of every month between 10 -12, and the third Monday of every month from 6-8 pm. No charge, and no registration required.
50 popular magazines are now available for your remote reading pleasure on your computer or tablet. Use your library card to browse our collection of popular periodicals, available on your PC, mac, smartphone or tablet for reading or downloading to read offline. Go to the Zinio page and follow the directions to create an RBdigital Gateway account.
The Library now offers remote printing from your laptop or desktop computer, or your smartphone or tablet. Go to http://www.printeron.com/fitchburg/publiclibrary and follow the directions.
Or, for your phone or tablet, download the free PrinterOn app from the Appstore or Google Play. Search for "Fitchburg", and add the public library as a printer location. Either black and white ($.10 per page) or color ($1.00) are available.
You will need an email account to use this service. Fax a picture or document from a file.
Looking for work, or to change jobs? The library has recently purchased WinWay Resume Builder software that will write and format your resume, and even audit your existing resume for common mistakes.
Resume Builder has been installed on all the Library's public computers, and can be used free of charge. Bring your Library card and a flash drive, or you can email your resume to yourself from the Library. Thanks to Staples for the grant that made this purchase possible.
Don't forget to visit the Book Sale each first Monday of the month, from Noon to 7 p.m. Your purchases support the Friends of the Fitchburg Public Library.
State funding cuts have put our incredible, statewide, resource sharing system at risk and this impacts all of us. It is at the very heart of what we do to make sure that you have access to the same information and resources as everyone else in the state, no matter where you live or how much money you make. This year's Legislative Agenda will help you tell our Representative and Senator that story. Please let lyour legislators know how important this is to you. Library funding is only .07% of the state budget. As the website says, "Libraries don't need BIG money, they need ENOUGH money."
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We now have a new online program to help you learn a new language. It includes lessons, games, cultural programs, games and interactive quizes. You can learn Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, and even Sign Language. People who want to improve their English can also use it. Check out ROCKET LANGUAGES to learn more about this fantastic program. You will need to log in with your Fitchburg Public Library card number, so have it handy!
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