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Kiddosphere: Spooky Stories

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Confession: I am not a big fan of horror novels. I’ll admit that I chicken out. However, horror/”scary stories”/ghost stories are very popular with children and young adults, so I need to read a few every now and then in order to be able to make recommendations. If you or your young reader are in the mood for creepy stories, here are some great titles. (more…)

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Staff Picks: Fun Fall Reads

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nature___seasons___autumn_____book_on_autumn_leaves_086155_500dpiFalling leaves and books just seem to go together somehow don’t they?  The staff of the Bealeton library certainly thinks so, and in this staff picks we share some of our favorite fall themed reads.   (more…)

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Staff Picks: Haunting Reads

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edit-owlbooksvintageimagegraphicsfairy003The leaves are taking on brilliant shades of red and yellow, pumpkins adorn porches throughout the county and there’s a distinct chill in the early morning air.  Autumn is definitely upon us and with Halloween just a few days away I’m excited to share a few of my favorite books about local legends and hauntings! (more…)

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In a Library Far, Far Away

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Did you know that every October libraries, book lovers and Star Wars enthusiasts celebrate Star Wars Reads Day? If you consider yourself a Star Warsworld-according-to-star-wars expert, than perhaps you already knew this tidbit of information. However, this year its more than just one day, it’s the entire month. Fear not, Jedi readers – we have plenty of Star Wars reading material to keep you busy. (more…)

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Celebrate Family History Month

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family-tree-clipart-l3chk5-clipartAre you a person who loves reading biographies? Or reading family histories, on any family, not just your own? If so, you might enjoy these books about families from Fauquier County.

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Kiddosphere: Looking Ahead: Caldecott 2017

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Back in June, I discussed my favorites (so far) for the Newbery, Caldecott, etc awards that will be announced on January 23rd (a rather late date, which gives me more time to read and order more potential titles). This has been an extraordinary year, in my opinion, for illustration. I have so many favorites for Caldecott 2017 that I don’t have room to discuss Newbery or Printz, so that will be for another post! (more…)

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