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Consumer Reports September 2018: Eating Healthy

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Check out these topics in the September issue of Consumer Reports:

Cover of September 2018 issue of Consumer Reports featuring "Eat Yourself Healthy"Eat Those Leafy Greens!

We all want to eat healthy foods, but often have difficulty determining which foods are healthy.  “Eat Yourself Healthy” may help. It included sections on leafy greens, which are some of the healthiest foods available, other vegetables and fruits, and fish, with some tips on how to prepare them.  Information on farmers markets and organic produce is also included. (more…)

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Easing Back-to-School Jitters

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The last days of summer are winding down. It’s time for one final day trip, a return to the early morning routine, back-to-school shopping and picking up some fantastic school-themed books for your young scholars.

If your child is nervous about the first day of school, reading School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex may ease their fears. Written from a jittery school’s perspective as it wonders if the students will like it and be nice to it, this book presents a cute and universal perspective on a very common situation.School's First Day of School by Adam Rex (more…)

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Kiddosphere: Back to School – Books for a New School Year

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Can you believe that summer is nearly over? It’s almost time to pack away the swimsuits and bring out the backpacks. Books with school themes never go out of style, so there’s always plenty of awesome school-related books from which to choose! Here are a mix of new and older books for students of all ages.  (more…)

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Reading Riot: Adventures in Books!

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August is American Adventures Month, a time to celebrate vacationing in the Americas. Whether they travel in luxury or primitive conditions, tourists are encouraged to explore South, Central and North Americas. Even if you can’t take a cross-country journey, you can read about it. Here are our recommendations. (more…)

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Tin Pan Alley Cats Performing at John Barton Payne Building

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Tin Pan Alley Cats Performing at John Barton Payne BuildingKen Lelen holding vintage acoustic guitar

Fauquier County Public Library will host Tin Pan Alley Cats, featuring vocalist and guitarist Ken Lelen, on Sunday, August 12 at 2 p.m.

The Tin Pan Alley Cats program offers stories and songs of the great American songwriters who composed for the Broadway stage, Hollywood musicals, recordings and radio shows between 1915 and 1965 – the Golden Age of the American Song. (more…)

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What We’re Reading in August

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The Fauquier County Public Library will discuss the following books in August. Visit our Reading Page for more information on our adult book programs. Book clubs are a great way to share your love of reading! Please join us; new members are always welcome!Stack of books (more…)

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Preserving the Tastes of Summer

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July is one of the best times to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, eaten raw or baked into delicious breads and desserts.  If you have more produce than you can possibly use, break out your canning and freezing recipes to store summer goodness for those cold fall and winter months. (more…)

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