Welcome to Fredericia Public Library

Discover a world of reading! Have fun, learn, develop new skills and get all the information you need for life. Your library card provides access to books, ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies and scientific articles - all legally.

Opening Hours  

Monday–Thursday  Opens   8 AM  Close 7 PM
Friday  Opens   8 AM  Close 5 PM
Saturday  Opens 10 AM  Close 2 PM
Sunday
(October to March)
 Opens   1 PM
 
 Close 4 PM
 

We offer a wide range of novels, fiction and non-fiction to accommodate our menbers needs. Here are the latest: 

eBooks, audiobooks, movies, newspapers and magazines 

With your Library Card you gain access for free, at the following library services online.  

eReolen Global 

eBooks in english. The service is provided by Overdrive on behalf of The Danish Public Libraries. Visit eReolen Global

eReolen

You have access to a large selection of fiction and non-fiction books and audio books. Login with your library card required. Visit eReolen

eReolen for children

eBooks and audio book aimed at children and young people. Login with your library card required. Visit eReolen GO

Newspapers  

Read the latest news in the current issues of newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in the original language. PressReader is the name of this great news service. You have access with you library card fra Fredericia. Visit PressReader

Movies 

The library offer free streaming of cinema movies from "Filmstriben".  To access, sign in using your library login. Library Login is your social security number and the code that you use when you borrow books at the library. Visit Filmstriben

Magazines  

Full-color digital magazines for reading on desktops and mobile devices. The library's collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles. Login with your library card is required. Visit Digital Magazines at eReolen Global Magazines

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Membership and Library Card

Membership is free and with a library card you have access to the whole collection. Joining is easy you just have to visit us at Fredericia Public Library and sign up. Joining is free. You will need to provide proof of your name and address - this could be a driving licence, a passport or your Sundhedkort. The library staff speaks English. 

Your "Sundhedskort" (National Health Insurance card) is valid as a Library card and must be presented at every loan. There is no minimum age to join your Library. Membership is open to anyone with a permanent address. Children up to 18 years will have a childrens Library Card. One parents' signature must figure on a registration formula. The library card will then be handed out to the child at the Library.

Fees and charges

Borrowing is free. However, there are charges for loaned items that are overdue. Your loans can be renewed up to 3 times if there are no outstanding reservations attached. Most library items are on loan for a period for 31 days. If an item is overdue you will be charged according to our current regulations.

Days past due date, overdue fees (DKK) 0-13 years of age 14+ years of age
1-7 days DKK 5 DKK 10
8-14 days DKK 5 DKK 20
15-34 days DKK 10 DKK 50
35+ days DKK 100 DKK 200

Lost and Damaged Items
If you have lost or damaged an item that you have on loan, the following charges apply: 

Adult Fiction Book  DKK 300
Adult  Non Fiction Book  DKK 300
Children’s Fiction Book DKK 225
Children’s non Fiction Book  DKK 225
Music CD  DKK 200
Audio Book CD  DKK 1200 (MP3 DKK 250)
Children’s Audio Book CD   DKK 600 (MP3 DKK 250)
Language Course  DKK subject to license new price 
DVD/Blu-ray  DKK subject to license new price 
Inter Library Loan  DKK 550 
Special items or particularly costly items     DKK current new price


You are responsible for any item borrowed on your card. If you lose your card, please inform the library staff at once in order to avoid misuse. If you change your name, email, phone or move to another address, please inform the staff.

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Computer and Internet

Fredericia Public Library offer free PC usage and access to the Internet, create documents and access your email.

However customers are asked to note the following: 

  •  If listening to audio or video files customers are required to use headphones
  •  Do not view anything likely to cause offence or embarrassment, specifically you are forbidden to view pornography 
  •  Do not use the Internet to act illegally

Please note that the use of these PCs is monitored in order to ensure these conditions of use are observed and followed.

Saving Work

  • The public access PCs within Fredericia Public Library allows you to save your work on an USB pen drive.
  • If session ends unexpectedly by power cut, system reboot, etc your work, if not saved on the PC will be lost.

WiFi 

  • At Fredericia Public Library you have wireless access to the Internet on your laptop or phone.
  • If changes to your device is required, you will need to make the changes yourself.
  • Dedicated study desks with surge protected power sockets are provided within Fredericia Public Library.

Printing

Print services are chargeable, the cost is based on the number of pages printed and whether mono or colour print is used.

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The library search engine

The search engine at the top of the page gives you access to the library's catalog, detailing each book, journal or online resource. The library's database contains millions of records. Knowing a few search tips may be helpful.

Keywords
Start by writing one or more keyword from the title, subject or author. Then adjust the search using facets to delimit the result.

Variants
If you want more variations and endings of the same word, use the * character, which is placed on the end of a word.

Quote
If you want to search for a specific title or a specific word composition, use the quotation mark "It is written at the beginning and the end. Ex. "The Red Horses".

Search code
They are used to get accurate results. Here is some:
 

SEACH FOR: CODE TO TYPE:    SAMPLE:
AUTHORS fo= fo=follett
TITLES ti= ti=
SUBJECTS em= em=klima
MOVIES dk= dk=77.7 and tarantino
NOVELS ma= ma=ro and follett
CRIME FICTION  ds= ds=krimi and läckberg
COMICS bs=te bs=te and asterix

Boolean operators AND OR NOT.
AND combines keywords. The result is a display of records containing both keywords.
OR is used to expand the search. The display is often very large.
NOT used to exclude keywords and effective technique to exclude a word. The word that stands after "NOT" is sorted out.

To place an order
You order a book for loans by selecting the "Reserve" button, which is located next to the title of the book you are looking at. When a book is ready for you, you will receive a reminder on mobile or mail