Bookmobile & Homebound

We bring the library to you!

  • The Library buildings will remain closed to patrons until further notice. Items should be returned at the bookdrops and will be quarantined for 5 days before returning to the collection.

    Available Services:

    • Curbside pickup via the Bookmobile at the Noel Wien Library parking lot
    • Local Holds via Enterprise: FNSB Items only. Circulation will alert you when ready to pick up
    • Summer Reading Program • This year’s theme is Dig Deeper, for kids and teens!
    • Virtual Programming • Programs & upcoming dates.
    • Book-a-Librarian: Need help with research? Professional librarians are available to assist you.
    • Personalized Librarian Selection Service: We’ll browse the collection for you!
    • Children’s Grab & Go Book Sets: Request a book bundle for your kids
    • Temporary eLibrary Card: Good for 30 days, for Libby/Overdrive, RBDigital & Hoopla
    • Tech Help via Zoom: Need help setting up your library apps? Zoom appointments available

    Need help?:

    • Help is available via webchat and phone, Monday-Friday: 10am-6pm •
    Please scroll through our homepage to see a list of current services and contact numbers. Thank you!

FNSB Bookmobile

NOTE: FNSB Public Libraries is offering limited services due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Bookmobile is currently serving as the curbside pick-up point at the Noel Wien Library parking lot for library materials.  Service to outlying stops has been suspended until further notice.  Bookmobile staff is available from Monday-Friday 10am-6pm if you have questions regarding the Bookmobile and Homebound Services: 907-459-1031

The BOOKMOBILE brings library service to outlying areas within The Fairbanks North Star Borough.

Patrons may make requests, place holds, and place Inter-library Loans through the Bookmobile office.   Items that have been requested through our office and have arrived will be delivered on the day of the Bookmobile’s regularly scheduled visit to an area.  See the FAQ’s tab for more details.


Our current monthly schedule to outlying areas:

FIRST SATURDAY:
Haystack Mountain
from 10am to 12pm

At the corner of the Elliott Highway and Haystack Rd.

 

SECOND SATURDAY:
Goldstream
from 10:30am to 12:00pm

At the Ken Kunkel Community Center

Ester
from 12:30pm to 1:45pm

At the Ester Post Office

 

THIRD SATURDAY:
Salcha
from 11am to 1pm

At the Salcha Store and Supply on the Richardson Hwy

 

FOURTH SATURDAY:
Two Rivers/Pleasant Valley
from 11 am to 1pm

At the Pleasant Valley Store


Library cards are issued on the Bookmobile.  Phone or e-mail us for details about what you will need in order to register for a card or contact us with any other questions you may have about this library service or to make requests.

Bookmobile@fnsb.us

(907) 459-1031

Bookmobile & Homebound Contact

We are always on the go! If you wish to get in touch with the Bookmobile & Homebound Services staff, please call or email using the information below. We look forward to hearing from you.

(907) 459-1031
Bookmobile@fnsb.us

SPECIAL HOURS FOR LIMITED LIBRARY SERVICES DUE TO COVID-19
• NOEL WIEN PUBLIC LIBRARY: 1215 Cowles St, Fairbanks, AK 99701. (907) 459-1020 •
For Reference/Information Services and Circulation/Library Account help:
Monday-Friday: 10AM-6PM. Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED.

For Curbside Pick-up via the Bookmobile, Noel Wien Library parking lot:
Monday-Saturday: 11AM-5:30PM. Sunday: CLOSED.


• NORTH POLE BRANCH LIBRARY:
656 NPHS Boulevard, North Pole, AK 99705. (907) 488-6101 •
For Reference/Information Services and Circulation/Library Account help:
Tuesday-Friday: 10AM-6:00PM. Saturday: 11AM-5:00PM. & Sunday: CLOSED

• BOOKMOBILE, HOMEBOUND, & OUTREACH SERVICES: (907) 459-1031 •
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