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Consumer Reports May 2019: What to do about Robocalls?

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Read. Shop. Buy smart.

Cover of May 2019 issue of Consumer Reports magazineDid you know that the Federal Trade Commission gets more complaints about robocalls than anything else? Over 48 billion robocalls were placed to U.S. phones in 2018. These calls are an annoyance to almost everyone; is there anything we can do to stop them? Check out the May issue of Consumer Reports for tips on how to protect yourself, and for the latest information on what is being done to minimize these calls. (more…)

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Showtime Is Coming To The Library

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Something exciting is going on at your library this summer – It’s Showtime at Your Library – the 2019 summer reading program.

For more than 25 years, this annual free program has encouraged children and teens to continue reading during the summer break, combating summer slide, or the loss of academic gains made during the previous school year. Over the years, the program has expanded to include activities for adults also – bringing to life the phrase “lifelong reader” and making the summer reading program a family activity. (more…)

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Have You Tried Internet To Go?

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Are the kids using up all your data? Do you need to work from home or want to download an eBook but haven’t got Internet access?

Try Internet-to-Go, the latest offering from Fauquier County Public Library. Internet-to-Go wireless mobile hotspots enable library card holders to connect their computer or Wi-Fi-enabled electronics, like a smartphone or tablet, to the Internet. (more…)

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MyLibrary! App Now Available

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Icon for MyLibrary! Mobile App77% of U.S. adults own a smartphone. Most use it to check email, the score from last night’s game and listen to music. Now you can also easily access the library catalog and your Fauquier County Public Library account with the MyLibrary! app. (more…)

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Reserve Your Seat Today

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Lisa Wingate wearing blue shirtLisa Wingate, best-selling author of Before We Were Yours, will make a personal appearance to discuss her work and process for writing at the finale of the 2019 Fauquier Community Read.

 Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m.
 Rice Theater, Highland School
597 Broadview Avenue, Warrenton

After her remarks, Wingate will answer audience questions.  A book signing will follow. Books will be available for purchase at the event from The Open Book of Warrenton. (more…)

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