Celebrate the Holidays at the Library

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There’s a lot going on at the library in December! The following programs are perfect children, teens and families.  Check out the December issue of Opportunities at the Library for a complete list of December programs and events.


Santa Spectacular
Children and families
Tuesday, Dec. 6
5 – 7 p.m.
Bealeton branch library

Come for an evening filled with holiday activities! Visit with Santa, read to a therapy dog, enjoy holiday stories and crafts, and experience a Piedmont Railroaders train display. Registration required; call 540.422.8500 x5 to register.

Santa Story Time
Children and families
Monday, Dec. 12,
57 p.m.
Warrenton central library

Enjoy an evening of holiday stories and songs followed by a visit with Santa. Registration required. Go to https://fauquierlibrary.org/services/kids/ to register.

Santa Story Time
Children and families
Tuesday, Dec. 13
6 – 7:30 p.m.
John Marshall branch library

Drop by for an evening of holiday stories, songs and a visit with Santa.


Holiday Estimation Station
Children of all ages
Friday, Dec. 9 – Friday, Dec. 23
All locations

Visit the Estimation Station at the Youth Services desk to put your guessing skills to the test. How many gumdrops and candy canes are in the jar?

The closest estimate at each library location will win a super-sized peppermint stick. Winners will be notified after the Christmas holiday.

Christmas Crafts on the Go
PreK/School age and Tweens
Monday, Dec. 12
All locations

Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up a bag of supplies for your child to create a fun holiday craft.  No reservation is necessary. Bags will be
available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last. Only one bag per child, please.

Elf on the Shelf
Children of all ages
Thursday, Dec. 1 – Thursday, Dec. 8
All locations

There’s an Elf on the Shelf at the library. Find him to take home a small prize!

Fresh Evergreen Holiday Wreath Workshop
Teens ages 12 – 18
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
John Marshall branch library

Create a natural fresh wreath while listening to music and enjoying refreshments. Program and materials are provided by Oak Springs Garden Foundation.

Registration required. For questions or to register, call 540.422.8500 x6 or email mert.cook@fauquiercounty.gov.

Ho Ho Hope to see you soon, at the library!

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