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Online Catalog/Library Account

Search the library’s catalog, place holds, and manage your account including reviewing checkouts, holds placed, and fines owed. Also renew items directly from your online account. You will need your library card and pin number to log in.

View a step by step video tutorial for managing your patron account & searching the online catalog using RSA Cat and RSA Cat Mobile:

Ebooks & Audiobooks

There are two platforms or apps to access ebooks and audiobooks:

Axis 360


On a desktop version, you will simply sign in on these websites. For personal devices such as phones and tablets, you will download the Libby or Axis 360 app in the app store, then sign in from there. You will need your library card and pin number to gain access.

View a step by step video tutorial for downloading ebooks & audiobooks to a phone
or tablet using Axis 360:

Getting a Library Card

All people residing within City of Fairbury limits are eligible to receive a library card at no cost that is valid for three years. Non-residents residing in Cropsey, Belle Prairie, Indian Grove, and Avoca townships may pay the current year non-resident fee ($76 for 2020) to receive a library card that is valid for one year. Currently, Cropsey, Belle Prairie, & Indian Grove townships cover this cost, while Avoca covers approximately 2/3 of the cost.

To receive a library card, you must present two forms of identification in person at the library, one of which must include a photo and one which must include a name and address. These forms of identification include but are not limited to a driver’s license, utility bill, purchase or rental agreement, voter’s registration card, or a piece of mail. Children under the age of 18 must have a parent’s signature on any initial application for a library card. A Dominy cardholder may use their card at any other library that is part of RAILS (Reaching Across Illinois Library System).

Explore More Illinois

What is Explore More Illinois? 

Explore More Illinois is a free service provided by your library that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theaters, and other fun and local cultural venues.

How do I get a pass?

Log in with your library card credentials and browse for passes by date or attractions. Make your reservation and print or download your pass shortly before your visit. You can have two active reservations per library card. Please cancel your reservation(s) if unable to attend, otherwise the reservation will count as being used. Remember that once you print or download your pass you cannot cancel your reservation.

View a step by step video tutorial for using Explore More IL:

Tax Forms

Due to the government’s preference of online form submission, the library receives very limited quantities of paper tax forms. The library does offer computer access and printing services ($0.20/page) to assist you in the completion of tax forms.