Fauquier County Public Library

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May
1
Mon
Great Books Discussion Group @ Warrenton Central Library
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

2017 readings:

Begin New Anthology – Citizens of the World: Readings in Human Rights

 *Indicates a selection drawn from a longer work. 

Note: Please ask at the Adult Reference Desk for any items that are not part of the library’s collection.

May
10
Wed
Marshall Afternoon Book Club @ John Marshall Branch Library
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

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

2017 selections:

Jan.  11           Tribe: on Homecoming and Belonging (Sebastian Junger)

Feb. 8              The Turner House (Angela Flournoy)  

March 8          To the Bright Edge of the World (Eowyn Ivey)

April 12           Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History (Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager)

May 10           The Door (Magda Szabó)

June 14           The Fixer (Bernard Malamud)

July 12            The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town (John Grisham)

August 9         The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness (Sy Montgomery)

Sept. 13           News of the World (Paulette Jiles)

Oct. 11             A Gentleman in Moscow (Amor Towles)

Nov. 8             The Spectator Bird (Wallace Stegner)

Dec. 13            Holiday Party

May
18
Thu
Bealeton Book Club meeting @ Bealeton Branch Library
May 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

New members welcome; sponsored by the Friends of the Fauquier Library.

Members will discuss the following titles Jan. through July 2017:

Jan. 19:     Any Presidential or First Lady biography

Feb. 16:     Any book by Chris Bohjalian

March 16:  Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal by Sue Eisenfeld

April 20:    Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

May 18:     The Innocent Man by John Grisham

June 15:    Harriet’s Seventh Book of Wonders by Julianna Baggott or (compare) The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

July 20:     Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner

May
22
Mon
Marshall Evening Book Club @ John Marshall Branch Library
May 22 @ 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

Jun
5
Mon
Great Books Discussion Group @ Warrenton Central Library
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

2017 readings:

Begin New Anthology – Citizens of the World: Readings in Human Rights

 *Indicates a selection drawn from a longer work. 

Note: Please ask at the Adult Reference Desk for any items that are not part of the library’s collection.

Jun
14
Wed
Marshall Afternoon Book Club @ John Marshall Branch Library
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

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

2017 selections:

Jan.  11           Tribe: on Homecoming and Belonging (Sebastian Junger)

Feb. 8              The Turner House (Angela Flournoy)  

March 8          To the Bright Edge of the World (Eowyn Ivey)

April 12           Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History (Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager)

May 10           The Door (Magda Szabó)

June 14           The Fixer (Bernard Malamud)

July 12            The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town (John Grisham)

August 9         The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness (Sy Montgomery)

Sept. 13           News of the World (Paulette Jiles)

Oct. 11             A Gentleman in Moscow (Amor Towles)

Nov. 8             The Spectator Bird (Wallace Stegner)

Dec. 13            Holiday Party

Jun
15
Thu
Bealeton Book Club meeting @ Bealeton Branch Library
Jun 15 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

New members welcome; sponsored by the Friends of the Fauquier Library.

Members will discuss the following titles Jan. through July 2017:

Jan. 19:     Any Presidential or First Lady biography

Feb. 16:     Any book by Chris Bohjalian

March 16:  Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal by Sue Eisenfeld

April 20:    Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

May 18:     The Innocent Man by John Grisham

June 15:    Harriet’s Seventh Book of Wonders by Julianna Baggott or (compare) The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

July 20:     Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner

Jun
26
Mon
Marshall Evening Book Club @ John Marshall Branch Library
Jun 26 @ 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

Jul
3
Mon
Great Books Discussion Group @ Warrenton Central Library
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

2017 readings:

Begin New Anthology – Citizens of the World: Readings in Human Rights

 *Indicates a selection drawn from a longer work. 

Note: Please ask at the Adult Reference Desk for any items that are not part of the library’s collection.

Jul
12
Wed
Marshall Afternoon Book Club @ John Marshall Branch Library
Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

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

2017 selections:

Jan.  11           Tribe: on Homecoming and Belonging (Sebastian Junger)

Feb. 8              The Turner House (Angela Flournoy)  

March 8          To the Bright Edge of the World (Eowyn Ivey)

April 12           Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History (Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager)

May 10           The Door (Magda Szabó)

June 14           The Fixer (Bernard Malamud)

July 12            The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town (John Grisham)

August 9         The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness (Sy Montgomery)

Sept. 13           News of the World (Paulette Jiles)

Oct. 11             A Gentleman in Moscow (Amor Towles)

Nov. 8             The Spectator Bird (Wallace Stegner)

Dec. 13            Holiday Party