Fauquier County Public Library

Calendar

Dec
18
Mon
Scrabble @ John Marshall Library
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join others at the library for games.

Marshall Evening Book Club @ John Marshall Branch Library
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
New members welcome; free; no registration; sponsored by the Friends of the Fauquier Library.2017 selections:

Feb. 27            Tribe: on Homecoming and Belonging (Sebastian Junger)

March 27        Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)

April 24           To the Bright Edge of the World (Eowyn Ivey)

May 22           Thirteen Reasons Why (Jay Asher)

June 26           Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Truman Capote)

July 31            News of the World (Paulette Jiles)

Aug. 28           The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper (Phaedra Patrick)

Sept. 25           The Life We Bury (Allen Eskins)

Oct. 30             The Door (Magda Szabó)

Nov. 27           A Gentleman in Moscow (Amor Towles)

Dec. 18            Holiday Party

Dec
19
Tue
Marshall Adult Writing Group @ John Marshall Branch Library
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This is a group for adults who write and are looking to share their writing and get feedback from other writers; free, no registration required; sponsored by the Friends of the Fauquier Library.

Evening Book ‘N Stitchers @ John Marshall Branch Library
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Bring new and old projects and patterns; share tips and ideas and discuss your favorite books; novice “stitchers” welcome; for all ages.

GED Classes @ Bealeton Library Depot
Dec 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.

Dec
20
Wed
English as a Second Language Class @ Warrenton Library
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Presented by Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Call (540) 422-8500, ext. 4 for more information or to confirm meetings.

English-as-a-second-language class (Marshall) @ John Marshall Branch Library
Dec 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Presented by Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Call (540) 422-8500, ext. 4 for more information or to confirm meetings.

Dec
21
Thu
Mystery Book Club @ John Barton Payne Bldg.
Dec 21 @ 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 (meet @ Warrenton Central Library)

 

Bealeton Book Club meeting @ Bealeton branch library
Dec 21 @ 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
Dec 21 @ 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.