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The Fonda Public Library's collection can be viewed online thanks to funds from the Pocahontas County Foundation.
To view our online catalog, click on the Catalog tab above. Also, thanks to more recent funds from the Pocahontas County Foundation, we have a beautiful new circulation desk & computer, a new thru-wall Book Drop, and a new iPad for our children's computer section! Many thanks to the Foundation for all they do for the people of this county!

The Fonda Public Library's Digital Newspaper Archives were supported in part, by the State Historical Society of Iowa, Historical Resource Development Program.  Click here to search our local newspaper archives: Newell-Fonda Digital Newspaper Archives


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 We invite you to spend a few moments looking at our library Web site. With help from the State Library of Iowa we are able to create a place on the Web where you, our customers, can explore, learn and get help with all your information needs.                  


December Activities @ your Fonda Public Library

Computer Class -  Tuesdays, Dec 6th, 13th & 20th @ 4:30 pm

Adult Book Club  - Thursday, Dec 22nd @ 7 pm.

Wednesday Movie Matinees (4:00 pm) 

Wednesday Dec 7th - Prancer (G)

Wed Dec 14th - Mickey's Twice Upon A Christmas (G)

Wed Dec 21st - The Search for Santa Paws (G)

Wed Dec 28th - Happy Feet (PG)

Color Me Relaxed Fridays from 1-5 pm 

     Preschool Storytimes (10:00 am)  

                  Dec 9th - Reindeer                      

Dec 16th - Christmas Trees

Dec 23rd - Santa

Dec 30th - Penguins

There will be no Library Board Meeting this month.

We will be closed Monday, December 26, and Monday, January 2nd,

for the Federal Observance of the Holidays.

  Come check out what's new @ your Fonda Public Library!


For inclement weather closing information please
tune in to KAYL 101.7 or KKIA 92.9
or go to




Thanks to a generous donation from First Community Bank for start-up costs, Fonda Public Library patrons can now use BRIDGES to download ebooks and audio books free of charge.  You will need your library card number to create an account (add zeroes in front of number so there are eight digits).  

Click on the BRIDGES logo to get started!


EBSCO host is a database for magazines, newspapers, business, and health resources. It is brought to you by the Fonda Public Library
using local funds and the State Library of Iowa using federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


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