Library Updates

Get Reviews, Recommendations, Lists and More with NoveListPlus

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Have you ever finished a book and couldn’t decide what to read next? Tried to find a good book for your young reader but weren’t sure where to start?  Need discussion questions for your next book club meeting?  Try NoveList Plus for expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more to help you along the way.  The link to Novelist Plus can be found on the Reading page under Reviews & Series Information. (more…)

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Consumer Reports October 2020: Pesticides and Produce

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Eating vegetables and fruit is vital to your health. But do they contain pesticides? Consumer Reports analyzed 2014-2018 data from the USDA’s Pesticide Data Program then calculated ratings for 35 fruits and vegetables, from broccoli to tomatoes, and apples to watermelon. Along with the ratings, “Stop Eating Pesticides” includes information on the cost of organic produce, the right way to wash produce, and the most concerning pesticides. (more…)

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Get Personalized Career Assistance With Peterson’s Career Prep

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Are you looking for a new career? Trying to figure out what job best matches your unique skill set? Peterson’s Career Prep – now available from Fauquier Public Library – can help.

Peterson’s Career Prep is a new, innovative online career assessment platform that provides job seekers access to online career development tools anytime, anywhere. Access is free to Fauquier Public Library cardholders. (more…)

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Back to School: Tools for Students

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Although the 2020-2021 school year is off to an unusual start, one thing is certain—Fauquier Public Library stands ready to help students, teachers and parents by providing support and resources to ensure academic success.

Children Preschool – Grade 5

The library has tools to help young children build early literacy skills and develop a lifelong love of reading.

What:  World Book Early Learning
E-books and activities for preschoolers make learning basic concepts—like numbers, colors and opposites—fun. (more…)

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Homesteading: What to Know, What to Grow

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Recent events have many of us thinking about adopting healthier and more self-sufficient lifestyles. Perhaps you’ve found yourself contemplating putting in a kitchen garden, raising some laying hens or having a small herd of goats. (more…)

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