1923 - The library was not opened to the public until May, 1923 after 750 books and $11.50 were donated by the community as a result of a book shower conducted by the existing board. A room was secured at 105 West Washington Street, in the Citizen's Exchange Bank, 102 S. Washington St. in Fairmount.
1950 - The Queen Anne porch was removed from the front of the building and replaced with a 3-step cement entrance.
1997 - The Library dedicated a newly revamped Children's room with a Christmas party. This formally offered a special section for children to go and find reading materials, reference materials and videos for their reading levels.
2000 - The Fairmount Round Robins awarded the Library a grant to purchase another computer workstation. The Library now had a network. The Bill Gates Foundation awarded the Library 4 computer workstations, a laser printer and a content server, increasing the Library's online services to the public.
2004- The Friends of the Library group was formed in December. They will be responsible for fundraising efforts to help bring library programs to the community.
2006 -Fairmount Public Library has added an automation program for circulating materials to its patrons. May 3, 1921-May 3, 2006: The Friends hosted an 85th anninversary open house in honor of receiving its library charter from the state. Over 30 people mingled at the event.
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