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What to Read This Summer: Books Set in Virginia

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Welcome to Week 3 of the summer reading program! Time to grab another game card and get busy! If you enjoy books with familiar towns and landmarks, turn to this list of books that take place in Virginia, from stories set in colonial times to modern-day mysteries. (more…)

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What to Read This Summer: Books Based on Historical Events

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Are you ready for Week 2 of the summer reading program? Pick up this week’s game card, complete three of the activities or tasks and return your game card for an entry into the end-of-summer grand prize drawing.

If you are looking to complete “A Book Based on a Historical Event,” check out this list compiled by library staff.  Each book is available at your local Fauquier Public Library.  Place a hold and pick it up curbside, or come in a browse the stacks. (more…)

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What to Read This Summer: Graphic Novels

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Hey teens, Monday means the start of another week of Tails and Tales, the summer reading program.  Remember to turn in your week 1 game card for a chance to win a great end-of-summer prize.  And while your here, pick up a new game card and get busy reading, reading, reading! There are lots of things to read and do to complete each game card. (more…)

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What to Read This Summer: Audiobooks for Kids and Families

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Welcome to Week 2 of Tails and Tales, the summer reading program at your local library.

Whether you are hitting the road for an out-of-state vacation or running errands around town, these audiobooks are a great way to take advantage of time in the car. Of course, they are great to listen to any time, any place, too! Listen to any of the books below (or any audiobook of your choice) and cross of “Listen to an Audiobook” on your game card. (more…)

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Growing Gardens Episode 3, Trees and Small Fruit Now Available

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Nothing says summer like a piece of fresh fruit or delicious berries, in season and ripe for the picking.  Skip the the trip to the store by growing fruit trees or berry bushes in your own yard!

Tom Baughn, Fauquier County Master Gardener, returns with Growing Gardens Episode 3 to tell you how.  From pear trees to blueberry bushes, Tom shares his tips and insight into how to bring your yard to life with the tastes of summer.

Don’t miss the bonus material at the end as Tom provides an update on the vegetables featured in Episode 1: Extending the Vegetable Growing Season.

Watch the entire series of Growing Gardens on demand.

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What to Read This Summer: Books Set in Another Country

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Looking for your next great read? Your friendly librarians at Fauquier Public Library can help!  Each week of the 2021 summer reading program they will recommend 10 books in our collection for your enjoyment.  As an added bonus, each list corresponds with an activity on that week’s game card!

This week it’s all about travelling around the world – all you need is a library card and a comfortable place to read! (more…)

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What to Read This Summer: Books By or About African Americans

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The kids are registered for the 2021 summer reading program and have picked up their first game card. It’s time to start reading!

Look to your Fauquier Public Library librarians for suggestions about books to read this summer.  Each week of the program they will recommend 10 books.  As an added bonus, each list will correspond with an activity on that week’s game card! (more…)

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What to Read This Summer: Alternative History

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If your teen is registered for the 2021 summer reading program, books, game cards and activities are sure to be a part of their summer. But which books?  Our librarians have lots of ideas to share.  Each week they will publish a new list of 10 books.  As an added bonus, each list will correspond with an activity on that week’s game card! (more…)

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