Library Updates

May 2023 Speaker Lineup Announced

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Check out the featured writers coming to Meet the Author in May.

Britt Hawthorne, Raising Anti-Racist Children
Wednesday, May 3 |  1-2 p.m.

Are you committed to building an antiracist family environment for your children? Raising antiracist children is a noble goal for any parent, caregiver, or educator, but it can be hard to know where to start. Let Britt Hawthorne—a nationally recognized teacher, advocate and author of Raising Antiracist Childrenbe your guide. Raising Antiracist Children is a must-have, practical guide essential for parents and caregivers everywhere. (more…)

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Money Smart Week – Resources for Adults and Children

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Money Smart Week is all about empowering individuals with the skills and knowledge to make better-informed personal financial decisions. Whether you are contemplating buying a new house, planning for long-term care or just need some tips on how to cope with rising prices, Fauquier Public Library has a wide range of resources to get you started.

Being financially literate is a lifelong journey. Children from kindergarten to grade 5 can start the journey now! Stop by any of our locations this week and pick up kid-friendly materials on financial literacy, featuring the Money Monsters provided by the Consumer Financial Proection Bureau.

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Message From the Director: April 2023

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Photo courtesy of Fauquier Times

In January, the New York Library announced it had acquired Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne’s joint personal archives.  The acquisition included a trove of letters, photographs, manuscripts and family records that traces the work of one of America’s most productive literary couples.

Here’s the part I like best about the announcement.

The collection will be open without restriction to scholars, biographers and anyone else with a library card! (more…)

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