The first library in the City of Fayetteville was back in the year 1929. There were six concerned moms who felt a library was a necessary addition to their town.
They started with 100 books in a schoolroom, which later burned, then operated out of their living rooms until another school room could be obtained.
By selling various items such as jams and jellies, homemade aprons etc., on the courthouse lawn, they finally raised enough funds in 1946 to build the edifice now home to the Fayette County Historical Society.
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