Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Fall sport season is upon us! Make your travels with your children more entertaining! Check out our new children's audio books...The Sands of Shark Island; Beauty and the Beast, Lost in a Book; The BFG; Frog and Toad Collection and more!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Taste of Chocolate

Our 2017 Taste of Chocolate will be held on Saturday, October 21, at 6pm., at St. Cecilia's Hall, 26 Broadway in Fonda! Thank you all for your support!

Did you know our Taste of Chocolate evening includes chocolate treats, beverages and live musical entertainment? Event tickets are $5 for adults and $2.50 for children; these tickets may be purchased at the library (no standing in line at event). $1 Basket tickets will also be available at the event. Baskets are currently displayed at the library and basket tickets may be purchased at the library as well. You do not need to attend the event to win.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Story Hour

Story Hour returns every Tuesday at 11am.  Story Hour includes stories, crafts, singing, and fun. Preschool age children accompanied by an adult are welcome to share the joy of books.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Summer Reading Program participants are welcome to continue writing books in their reading records until September 6th. We will be drawing for prizes this week and next week. All participants have a certificate, McDonald's coupon and a book waiting for them at the library.
Thank you to all who helped us donate food to the food pantry. Thank you to the Fonda Reformed Church for hosting our programs while we were closed!

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Don't forget about us while you're school shopping!

You shop. Amazon gives!
Did you know you are able to contribute to your library when shopping on Amazon? All you have to do is use your usual user name and password at and Amazon donates 0.5% of your eligible Amazon Smile to the Frothingham Free Library!
AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service!
What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support.
How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?
On your first visit to AmazonSmile (, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation.
Can I use my existing account on AmazonSmile?
Yes, you use the same account on and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same
How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.
"You are the Illustrator" with Mary Ann Delaney

Wednesday, August 2, 2017