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The FFL provides access to kits, tools, and technology items!

Available in Children's Room:

Born to Read Kits

Born to Read

Our Born to Read kits (ages 0-2) are "storytimes in a bag!" Each one contains board books, music CDs, toys and activities centered around a theme your child will love. 3 week loan period. 

Ready to Read Kits

Ready to Read

Our Ready to Read Kits (ages 2+) are built to help your child develop the 6 early literacy skills (talk, sing, read, write, play)! Each contains three picture books, suggestions for activities and supplementary information. 3 week load period.

Read, Learn, Do Kits

 

Read, Learn, Do

Each kit contains fiction books, non-fiction books, and tools based on a topic of interest. Geared towards teens.

Ask at Front Desk for Access

iPads, Kindles, & Nooks

iPad

Preloaded with the hottest books, magazines, apps and content. Use in the library, or take one home for 3 weeks.

Rokus

Roku

Plug this device into your TV's USB port to access streaming services, like Netflix and HBOGo. 1 week loan period.

Early Literacy iPads

Early Literacy iPad

Preloaded with apps and tips for using them with your child to improve their literacy skills. 3 week loan period.

Family Engagement iPads

Family Engagement iPad

Preloaded with fun and educational apps for kids. Available to use in the library.

Digital Cameras & Video Cameras

Digital Cameras

Stored in our FFL Creation Lab, these can be checked out to use in the library with our green screen wall, and/or iMovie, iPhoto, or Adobe Creative suite software.

Dash Robots

Dash Robots

Interactive robots that teach coding through play! Available to use throughout the library.

Available in FFL Fab Lab:

3D Printers

3D Printer

Print out a 3-dimensional object in plastic! Find out more on our 3D Printers and Tech page

Sewing Machines

Sewing Machines

Work on your own project, or call us to sign up for a class or 1-on-1 lesson.

Laser Cutter

Laser Cutter

Cuts and engraves wood, glass, acrylic, and more, up to 12"x24" in size. Find our more on our Using our Makerspaces page

Vinyl Cutter

Vinyl Cutter

Cut out vinyl decals for your laptop, wall or whatever you can imagine! Find our more on our Using our Makerspaces page

Cake Pans

Cake Pan

Perfect for baking for your themed party. Find these in the FFL Fab Lab. 3 week loan period.

Kill-A-Watt Meters

Kill-A-Watt Meters

Calculate the operating costs of your household appliances. Find these in the FFL Fab Lab. 3 week loan period.

Learn to Knit Kits

Knit Kit

Needles and instructions for both kids and adults! Find these in the FFL Fab Lab. 3 week loan period.

Jewelry Making Kits

Jewelry Making Kit

Jewelry-making tools and instruction books to get you started! Find these in the FFL Fab Lab. 3 week loan period. 

Little Bits Kits, Snap Circuits Kits, K'nex Kits, and more

Circuit Kit

Focused on basic circuits and mechanics, these kits help kids build STEM skills through play. Available to use in the library or short-term loan to teachers and educators.

Upcoming Events

Feb
22

FFL Knitting Club (Wednesday Group)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Age Group: Adults
Fayetteville Free Library
Reading Room
Age Groups: Adults
Description

Beginners and experienced knitters welcome! Instruction provided, and we all help each other! You can choose to bring your own yarn and keep your project when finished, or use our donated yarn and donate your finished project for use by local charitable agencies.

Feb
22

STEAM Camp Day

10:00am - 3:00pm
Age Group: Teens
Fayetteville Free Library
Community Room AB
Age Groups: Teens
Program Type: STEAM/Making
Description

Join us for STEAM Camp Day 2017! Our goal is not only to teach Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics skills during this day long camp,  but to also inspire your sons to stay interested in these fields and become leaders in STEAM! We will offer dynamic STEAM activities as participants compete against other teams in various challenges. 

Time:10:00am-3:00pm (can drop off between 9:30-10 and pick up between 3:00-3:30pm)

Cost: $0.00

Feb
22

Creation Club Jr.

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Age Group: School-Aged Kids
Registration Required
Fayetteville Free Library
Fab Lab: Craft Area
Age Groups: School-Aged Kids
Program Type: STEAM/Making
Description

Are you creative? Do you like Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math? Creation Club Jr. meets every other week to learn new skills and use the various technology at the FFL. Meet kids from around the area and learn everything from 3D printing to game design! For grades 3-5. Registration required. 

Feb
23

Staff One-on-One Assistance

10:00am - 10:45am
Age Group: Adults
Fayetteville Free Library
One-on-One
Age Groups: Adults
Program Type: Technology Classes
Description

One-on-one assistance on a technology topic of your choice. Please let us know what you would like assistance with when registering.
Options include:
-eBooks/eReader assistance
-Help with your smart phone, tablet or laptop
-Software/ application assistance

-Fab Lab equipment demonstration/training (3D printer, laser cutter, vinyl cutter)
-Windows 8, Windows 10
-And more!