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Consumer Reports September 2023: Live Healthier Longer

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Read. Shop. Buy smart.

Cover of September 2023 issue of Consumer Reports with "Live Healthier Longer" against bright yellow backgroundThis month CR tells us “How to Stay Healthy Longer.”  Today’s life expectancy is 26 years longer than it was in the 1950s. While that is great news, we need to learn how to enjoy good health during that extended time.  Start by finding out what to expect as you age, and get smart about how to recognize trouble.  Don’t stop there!  Learn how to address some age-related changes and possibly prevent them.   CR also eplains which tests and screenings provide a better picture of your physical condition and can help identify a developing health issue.  Don’t worry if you aren’t in the best of shape right now; CR shows some changes to get healthy and and stay that way. (more…)

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Meet the Author: Sizzling August Authors!

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Our August author lineup sizzles with intriguing and interesting topics.

Author Robert Jones Jr and book cover of The ProphetsRobert Jones Jr.
Tuesday, August 15 |  4-5 p.m.

Robert Jones, Jr. (formerly known online as “Son of Baldwin”) is a Brooklyn-based, award-winning writer. He is the author of The New York Times bestselling novel, The Prophets, which won the 2022 Publishing Triangle Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction and was a 2021 National Book Award for Fiction finalist. (more…)

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Message From the Director: August 2023

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Photo courtesy of Fauquier Times

It’s hard to believe summer is waning but the signs are all there.  The sun sets earlier, stores stock school supplies, Labor Day looms.  Here at the library, the summer reading program buzz ended with ice cream sundaes for everyone.

Flip flops may yield to hard shoes, but some things are not in flux, like our talented community partners who make great programs happen. (more…)

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