Library Updates

Building Challenge: Week Two

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Our month-long building challenge continues. Are you ready to get creative, build and have fun?

How the Challenge Works
Each Sunday we will post a building challenge; you decide what kinds of materials to use to build it. Get creative – try LEGO’s, Lincoln Logs, even paper! (more…)

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Your Library – Always Open @fauquierlibrary.org

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It’s midnight and you’ve finished your book and would like to check out the next in the series.  No problem. The library is always open @fauquierlibrary.org.  You can search for your book, place a hold and pick it up curbside at the nearest branch.

But that’s not all.

Anytime day or night, access thousands of free digital resources with your library card. (more…)

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Try Something New: Bread Making at Home

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book covers featuring loaves of breadAs cooler weather approaches, many of us are heading indoors, making now a great time to try something new in the kitchen. A popular dish to try is bread. Nothing compares to the smell of it baking or the delight in eating a warm slice, fresh from the oven, with butter melting over it.

If your ready to try baking bread at home, here are 10 resources from your local library, filled with tips, techniques and great recipes. (more…)

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It’s a Building Challenge!

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Girls hand wearing a ring made of legosHey kids, do you like to build things with LEGOs, blocks and other building materials? We do too! And throughout November we challenge you to get creative, build and have fun!

How the Challenge Works
Each Sunday we will post a building challenge; you decide what kinds of materials to use to build it! (more…)

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What We’re Reading: Mystery Book Club October 2020

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The Mystery Book Club recently read Twisted Prey by John Sandford. It’s the 28th book in his Prey series featuring Lucas Davenport. In Twisted Prey, Davenport once again crosses paths with Taryn Grant, now a U.S. senator. Several years before, Grant knocked Porter Smalls out of the Senate, and Davenport is sure that she accomplished it through an ugly political trick. When an attempt is made on the life of Smalls, Davenport is convinced that Grant is behind it and sets out to prove it.

Here’s what members of the Mystery Book Club had to say about it. (more…)

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Program to Raise Your ACT, SAT Scores – Free With Your Library Card!

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Each year, millions of students take the ACT, SAT or both. What strategy will achieve the best test score?  Experts advise test-takers to study well in advance of the test and allow enough time to focus on areas that you struggle with.  With test dates looming, grab your library card and get started with Method Test Prep’s ACT and SAT prep program.

A Comprehensive Self-Paced Program Proven To Raise Scores

Method Test Prep’s ACT and SAT prep programs are designed to work seamlessly with each student’s unique learning style and busy schedule, and can help raise ACT scores an average of three points and SAT scores an average of 150 points. (more…)

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Tricks & Treats: Halloween Mysteries

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It’s spooky season!

With the days getting shorter and the weather getting cooler, it’s a good time to stay inside and enjoy some Halloween mysteries.  Whether you’re looking for sweet treats or dastardly tricks, there’s something here for everyone! (more…)

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Consumer Reports November 2020: Safer Drinking Water

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Read. Shop. Buy smart.

November 2020

Some drinking water, including bottled water, contains per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). “Your Guide to Safer Drinking Water” includes tips on how consumers can limit their exposure.  Consumer Reports tested 47 bottles waters, 12 carbonated and 35 noncarbonated, for four heavy metals and 30 PFAS chemicals. Find the results in “What’s Really In Your Bottled Water?” (more…)

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