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15 Favorite Movies For Date Night

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Valentine’s Day – marked by flowers and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate – is celebrated in the US and other countries around the world. The holiday isn’t solely for couples; school children often exchange cards or candy hearts. All those candy hearts and boxes of chocolate add up to big business. American’s are expected to spend about $1.8 billion on sweets for the holiday, topping the sale of jewelry and other popular traditional purchases, according to the American Retail Federation. (more…)

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African American History Comes to Life at the Library

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African American History Month, also called Black History Month, is a month-long commemoration of African American history and achievement held each February.

Did you know that the founder of what eventually became Black History Month was a Virginia citizen?  Or that the current hit movie, Green Book has a connection to Warrenton? Readers of all ages can learn more about African American history at their local library. (more…)

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