Library Updates

Press Release: Update on Library COVID-19 Operations

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Library to Accept Returned Materials

(Warrenton, VA) April 27, 2020 – On Friday, May 1, Fauquier Public Library will re-open book drops on a limited basis.

All materials will be quarantined and disinfected, a procedure that has been reviewed and approved by Fauquier County’s Department of Fire Rescue and Emergency Management.

“We are very serious about the well-being of library patrons and staff and are taking reasonable and responsible steps to provide service to the community in the safest possible manner,” according to Maria Del Rosso, Director, Fauquier Public Library. (more…)

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Celebrate National Siblings Day

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back and white photo of boy and girl walking down dirt roadDid you know that about 75% of American’s have a sibling? That’s a lot of brothers and sisters!  If you are lucky enough to have a sibling, take note – Friday, April 10 is National Siblings Day.

Since its inception in 1977, the Sibling Day Foundation has petitioned to have the day recognized as a national holiday. According to the foundation, “It is an uplifting celebration honoring people who have shaped our values, beliefs and ideals.” (more…)

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Consumer Reports April 2020: The Auto Issue

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Read. Shop. Buy smart.

Each April Consumer Reports publishes the widely-popular auto issue. With everything from ratings of new vehicle models to the best used cars, it is a must-read for anyone considering purchasing an automobile in the next year. Fauquier County Library offers Consumer Reports free to patrons in both digital and print format. (more…)

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Same Book, Next Year

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Due to current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the 2020 Fauquier Community Read, including author Steven Johnson’s April 29 visit – has been postponed until Spring 2021.

“We are glad Steven Johnson is able to adjust his schedule to be in Fauquier County next year. Until then, we encourage everyone to keep reading How We Got to Now and other good books,”  according to Maria Del Rosso, Director,  Fauquier Public Library.

Copies of How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World, the adapted young readers version and the PBS series “How We Got to Now” will be available for checkout over the course of the next year.

Fauquier Public Library is currently closed to the public, but curbside pickup of materials is available. A wide range of e-resources, including e-books, e-audio, e-magazines, and  streaming services, are available 24/7 will a library card.

Don’t have a library card? Apply for one online.

Please watch the library’s website and follow us on social media for updates as COVID-19 situation develops.

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