Fauquier County Public Library

Calendar

Oct
19
Thu
Mystery Book Club @ John Barton Payne Bldg.
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

New members welcome; free; no registration; sponsored by the Friends of the Fauquier Library.

Members will discuss the following titles in 2017:

Jan. 19:      The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie King

Feb. 16:      Any book by Peter Tremayne

March 16:  All the Flowers are Dying by Lawrence Block

April 20:    A Fatal Enquiry by Will Thomas

May 18:     Crazy M0untain Kiss by Keith McCafferty

June 15:     An Obvious Fact by Craig Johnson

July 20:     The Snowman by Jo Nesbo

Aug. 17:      The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Sept. 21:     Exhume by Danielle Girard

Oct. 19:      Any book by Ann Cleeves

Nov. 16:     Multiple Exposure by Ellen Crosby

Dec. 21:     Year in Review and Book Chat

 

Writing Group @ Warrenton Library
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join other adults who write and are looking to share their writing, get feedback from other writers.

Bealeton Book Club meeting @ Bealeton branch library
Oct 19 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
The Bealeton Book Club meets monthly and reads and discusses a variety of recent or popular fiction and nonfiction, sometimes with an added classic or biography.  Members combine their love for reading with laughter and refreshments.  We read and discuss our chosen books from September to July; a planning meeting is held in August to vote on and discuss our titles for the next year.

Selections for 2017-2018

September 21, 2017: A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

October 19: Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick

November 16: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

December 21: Books for Living OR The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

January 18, 2018: To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

February 15: My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman

March 15: Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance

April 19: News of the World by Paulette Jiles

May 17: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

June 21: The Lake House by Kate Morton

July 19: Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman

August 16: Planning Meeting

GED Classes @ Bealeton Library Depot
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Piedmont Regional Adult and Career Education Programs provides free GED classes for all four GED tests (science, RLA – reading and language arts, social studies and math). Registration is required.

Oct
22
Sun
Sunday with the Library: Saving Monticello @ John Barton Payne Bldg.
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Marc Leepson, journalist, historian and author will discuss “Saving Monticello: The Levy Family’s Epic Quest to Rescue the House that Jefferson Built.”

Oct
23
Mon
Scrabble @ John Marshall Library
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join others at the library for games.

Oct
24
Tue
Book ‘N Stitchers @ John Marshall Library
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Bring new and old projects and patterns. Share tips and ideas while discussing your favorite books. Novice “stitchers” welcome.

Intro to Finding Grants @ Bealeton Depot
Oct 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Attendees will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants including: who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations; what do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding; and how to identify potential funders and make the first approach. Free, but registration is required.  Call Natalie Wheeler to reserve your spot, (540) 422-8532.

GED Classes @ Bealeton Library Depot
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Piedmont Regional Adult and Career Education Programs provides free GED classes for all four GED tests (science, RLA – reading and language arts, social studies and math). Registration is required.

Socrates Cafe @ Warrenton Central Library
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Topic: Is there an authentic “self”?  Adults discuss their thoughts openly and honestly with others without fear of being attacked for having an opinion that is different; new members welcome.