OWLs Program Returns to Your Local Library

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Are you an active older adult who would like to get out and learn new things, meet new people and share what you know? How about joining our new program for older, wiser, learners. OWLs, is a new program held monthly at each of the Fauquier County Public Library locations. Each month there will be a new program, including discussions and presenters. OWLs-Logo-Final

Our kickoff meetings were held in April and they were a huge success. We learned a lot about what our patrons are looking for in this new program. Some of those suggestions include:

  • History, local and civil war (walking tours, architecture)
  • Aging, health care
  • Retirement planning
  • Gardening
  • Cooking/nutrition
  • Book, film and travel discussions
  • Current event discussions
  • Exercise/health prevention/awareness
  • Financial wellness
  • Local artists/authors

If you are interested in any of these topics, or have something to suggest, stop by one of our OWLs programs in May. For your convenience, meetings are held at all three library locations on two separate dates. Each location will have a different program topic each month, so you are sure to learn something new!

Thursday, May 14, 1 p.m., Warrenton central library. Join us for a library tour, and information on how to use our online resources. We’ll take a look at SeniorNavigator which puts information about community programs and services for seniors at your fingertips. Call 540-422-8500 ext 6862 for more information.

Thursday, May 14, 1 p.m., Bealeton branch library. Drop by the Bealeton branch library for Travel Tales. “Travel” to other parts of the country and the world, without leaving town! OWLs are invited to informally share experiences of traveling and / or living in other parts of the country and world.  All are welcome to share.  Call 540-422-8500 ext 3 for more information.

Wednesday, May 27, 1 p.m., John Marshall branch library. Join us for a walking tour of downtown Marshall. Call 540-422-8500 ext 4 for more information.

Stop by, learn new things and meet new people. We hope to see you at OWLs!

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Jody, Adult Reference, Warrenton central library



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