Check out this information in the January issue of Consumer Reports:
Which type of bank do you prefer to use–large, small, online or perhaps a credit union? Check out the bank and credit union ratings in this issue. Also check out the information on how to switch banks, which can be a complicated process. (more…)
The following books are under discussion at Fauquier County Public Libraries during the month of January. Visit our Reading Page for more information about our adult book programs and for a complete list of 2016 titles to be discussed. New members are always welcome!
Bealeton Book Clubs
Wednesday, Jan. 20 – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 21 – 2:30 p.m.
The Nightingale by Kirstin Hannah (more…)
Champagne and revelry aside, ringing in the New Year means making resolutions, and often that means learning something new. Whether by necessity or for pleasure, this is a great time to delve into a new project, and the library is the perfect place to start. Since cross-referencing a topic in multiple media formats often yields the best results, our books, videos, and online resources are great starters for your journey. (more…)
What makes a title a book club favorite? Most readers would say that it is a book that the majority enjoyed, which inspired lively and extended discussion, and perhaps most importantly, is remembered well beyond the meeting and goes on to be recommended to others. Though all eleven of our 2015 book club selections had their merits, there were two that met the criteria for “Top Picks.” While one book is fiction and the second non-fiction, both books were historical, an area of interest that our book club frequently returns to. (more…)
Did you receive a new tablet, smartphone or e-reader this holiday season? If so, now is the time to get started with e-books, e-audio books and downloadable magazines using the Fauquier County Public Library’s mobile-friendly website. (more…)