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 the library has Morningstar investment research online? Get up-to-the-minute quotes and information on thousands of companies, stocks, and mutual funds. Use this link for access inside the library and this link to access Morningstar at home.
The library also offers Folio Medical Directory, to search for local health providers. Folio can be accessed either inside the library or at home with a library card. WinWay Resume for job hunters and Ancestry.com for family research are additional services that must be used inside the library. 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.
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.
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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. If you know the doctor's name, you can search by name for a quick phone number lookup; if you're not sure, you can search by town or by specialty. The directory is constantly updated and checked for accuracy, so you know you are getting current information.
If you are inside the library, 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.
DOWNLOAD BOOKS: Visit our Download Guide to learn more about borrowing books for Kindles, Nooks and other e-readers. With the free Overdrive app, you can enjoy books on your phone or mobile device. Axis 360 adds even more downloadable choices and is fully accessible for the blind and visually impaired. If you need help getting started, bring your device to the library. A reference librarian can walk you through the steps to borrow e-books.