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February Book Discussions

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The Fauquier County Public Library will hold the following book discussions during the month of February. Visit our Reading Page for more information on our adult book programs. Book clubs are a great way to share your love of reading! Please join us; new members are always welcome! 

Great Books (Warrenton)
Monday, February 6, 7-8:30 p.m.
Benito Cereno by Herman Melville (more…)

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Kiddosphere: Are You Ready for Some Football? Books for the Super Bowl

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Football season is nearly over (it’s been over for some of us for a while, AHEM). Whether you’re cheering for the Patriots or the Falcons (cheering AGAINST one might be more like it for some of us), here are some very cool football books that will keep you entertained until the big game.

What is the Super Bowl? is a fun and informative guide to the history of the game, including famous fumbles, last minute wins and even highlights from halftime shows. (more…)

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It was Fifty Years Ago…in 1967

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In terms of the culture, 1967 is one of my absolute favorite years–the music, TV shows, books, movies – I love it all. So join me in a little reminiscing, and travel back to 1967.  (more…)

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Fauquier County Public Library Presents The Singing Stream

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PRESS RELEASE

Fauquier County Public Library Celebrates Black History Month

(Warrenton, VA) January 25, 2017 —In celebration of Black History Month, the Fauquier County Public Library presents a short screening of the documentary series “The Singing Stream,” followed by audience Q&A with the filmmaker, Tom Davenport.

“The Singing Stream” series tells the story of the life and legacy of Mrs. Bertha Landis and her family through song, stories and scenes of daily life as they made their way from tenant farmers to land owners in eastern North Carolina. (more…)

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Kiddosphere: And the Medal Goes To – 2017 Newbery, Caldecott and More

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Why did youth services and school librarians across the country wake up super energized, excited (and probably caffeinated) on Monday morning? For the announcement of the Youth Media Awards! Not only are the Newbery and Caldecott medals and honor books announced, but other really awesome book awards are announced. While the number of awards presented are too numerous to go into detail (or to include them all), here are the highlights of this year’s announcements! (more…)

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Staff Picks: Cozy Up to a Great TV Series this Winter

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The library’s DVD collection is a hot spot for patrons, but if you’re not a frequent visitor, you may not know that tucked in among the action movies and comedies are many TV series that are perfect for binge watching during winter months. From book adaptations to mysteries, there’s something on the shelf for everyone. Read on to learn about some of our favorites. (more…)

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Reading Riot: Books to the Big Screen

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Hollywood has a long history of adapting popular books into big screen movies. If you’re like me, you like to read the book first then see the film and compare them. So after you turn the last page, either head to the theater or borrow the DVD from the library and hunker down with a bowl of popcorn. How’d they do? Does the movie script stay true to the story? Do the actors resemble the book characters? Is the setting similar to what you imagined? (more…)

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Staff Picks: Ignite Your Creativity

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We see trends come and go. For 2017,  planners are all the rage. I know, I know, with smartphones and apps it is pretty easy to stay organized. But how do you release your creativity with your smartphone calendar? (more…)

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