Black History month is celebrated each February. If you are looking for books for children that showcase Black characters, history, authors and illustrators, check out these picture books in our collection.
If you think picture books are only for beginning readers, think again!
Picture books are “everybody” books! Some picture books may be enjoyed by young children being read to by an adult, while others are better-suited to an older child who can read independently. (more…)
The Mystery Book Club recently read The K Team by David Rosenfelt. It’s the first book in his new K Team mystery series, a spinoff from his Andy Carpenter legal mystery series. In this new series, Andy Carpenter’s wife Laurie, a former cop, starts an investigative team with retired cop Corey Douglas and his German Shepherd Simon Garfunkel. Judge Henry Henderson is being blackmailed and hires the K Team to find out why.
Here’s what members of the Mystery Book Club had to say about The K Team. (more…)
On January 20, 2021 Joseph R. Biden will be sworn in as 46th president of the United States.
To explore the lives and legacies of former presidents, check out the library’s extensive collection of presidential biographies. (more…)
With the new year comes new resolve—to exercise more, get organized, learn a new skills or tighten up your personal finances.
The library’s website is a great place to find free resources to help meet those New Year’s resolutions. Here are a few tools to help you on your way to a happy, healthy and prosperous new year! (more…)
It can be both entertaining and inspiring to see what others are reading. There are many lists to turn to – from the weekly New York Times Best Seller list to the annual list of 100 “must read” books by Time Magazine. But what are your friends and neighbors reading?
Here are the top checkouts by Fauquier Public Library patrons in 2020: (more…)
There is a wealth of news available online, but wading through ads or getting stopped by paywalls can make it frustrating and time-consuming to get reliable news and information. Fauquier Public Library’s newest online resource, ProQuest US Newsstream, puts full-text articles from hundreds of popular newspapers, journals and digital-only websites at your fingertips, making it easier than ever to stay current or do research for assignments. (more…)
Every December, the Mystery Book Club discusses the books read that year and votes for favorite books and characters. The 2020 voting results are listed below.
Drum roll please… (more…)