Library Updates

Birds: Books, Programs and Birdwatching Kits (2.15.2022)

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It is estimated that 20 percent of the population birdwatches.  This popular activity is great for all ages, can be done just about anywhere and doesn’t require a lot of fancy or expensive equipment.  Check out what your local library has both newbies and experienced birdwatchers alike! (more…)

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Celebrating Black History Month (2.14.2022)

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Black History Month is an annual observance honoring the triumphs and struggles of African Americans throughout U.S. history.

If you would like to learn more about Black history and culture, stop by the reference desk at your local library or explore these books: (more…)

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Like It or Love It: The Alienist by Caleb Carr (2.10.2022)

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At its latest meeting, the Mystery Book Club discussed The Alienist by Caleb Carr.  This is the first book in the two book Dr. Laszlo Kreizler series.  When a madman begins stalking victims on the streets of 1896 New York, a team of investigators is forced to apply radical and untested techniques that include fingerprinting and the controversial science of psychology.

Here’s what members of the Mystery Book Club had to say about The Alienist:

What We Liked

  • The historical aspect of the book was very well done.
  • A nice blend of fictional and real people.
  • The dialogue was interesting and well written.

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Go For Gold at the Library (2.9.2022)

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More than 16 million viewers tuned in for the live and prime time opening ceremonies of the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Certainly the Olympics are fun to watch, but how much do you know about them?  Here is just a sampling of the many books available from your local Fauquier Public Library about all things Olympics! (more…)

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