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Join the 2019 Summer Reading Program

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Tiles spelling SHOWTIMEThe 2019 Summer Reading Program, It’s Showtime @ Your Library, is here!

Readers of all ages can join the fun, read great books and win prizes.

It’s easy – here’s how:

1.  Register online or at your nearest Fauquier County Public Library locations.

Registration: Adults
Registration: Children and Teens

2.  Pick up a game card when you register.

3.  Mark of squares on the game card each week.

Learn more about Showtime @ the Library here.

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Warrenton Story Time Registration, Session II, Now Open

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Registration for Session II story times at the Warrenton central library is now open. Session II runs July 8 – August 2 .  Registration is capped at 15 children per time slot.

Half Pints Story Time and 2’s and 3’s Together Story Time will be offered at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Warrenton central library.
Preschool Story Time will be offered at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

To register, use the links below:
Baby Steps
Half Pints, 10 a.m.
Half Pints 11 a.m.
2s & 3s Together 10 a.m.
2s & 3s Together 11 a.m.
Preschool 9:30 a.m.
Preschool 10:30 a.m.

For story time descriptions please visit the Children’s Programs page of our website or call (540) 422-8500 ext. 6864.

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New Hot Summer Titles Available at Your Library

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Summer is prime “beach read” season; it is also a time when publishers release some of their biggest titles of the year.

The shelves at Fauquier County Public Library are bursting with new romances, historical fiction and suspenseful reads.  If you prefer a glimpse into the past or a story about friendships and family, we have plenty of those too.  Read on for some of the newest hot summer titles to fill your summer reading needs. (more…)

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Things are Getting Wild at the Library

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PRESS RELEASE

Things are Getting Wild at the Library

(Warrenton, VA) June 21, 2019 – Fauquier County Public Library presents Wildlife Ambassadors, part of the 2019 summer reading program.  This family-friendly event will provide an up close and personal interaction with amazing animals found right in our own back yards.

Based in western Loudoun County, Wildlife Ambassadors is an environmental educational organization that teaches respect for wildlife and the environment. Since its inception in 1996, they have delighted and entertained thousands at schools, libraries, camps, birthday parties and other events, presenting their fantastic knowledge about wildlife. The animals are non-releasable wildlife, unwanted pets and captive-bred educational animals. In addition to spreading the word about conservation and respect for nature, Wildlife Ambassadors provide permanent homes for exotics, farm animals and native non-releasable wildlife.

When and Where

Wildlife Ambassadors will be at all three Fauquier County Public Library locations on Saturday, June 29.

  • Bealeton branch: 10:30-11:15 a.m.
  • Warrenton central @ John Barton Payne building: 1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
  • John Marshall branch: 3:30-4:15 p.m.

“Wildlife Ambassadors, Where the Wild Things Teach!”

To learn about additional summer reading program special events and programs, go to fauquierlibrary.org or pick up a summer calendar of events at the Fauquier library location nearest you.

Fauquier County Public Library locations are: Warrenton central library, 11 Winchester St.; Bealeton branch library, 10877 Willow Drive North; and John Marshall branch library, 4133 Rectortown Road, Marshall. Call (540) 422-8500 for more information about library events or locations.

Additional Information:
Lisa Pavlock, Public Information Coordinator
(540) 422-8518 (o)  (540) 272 0241 (c)
Email: lisa.pavlock@fauquiercounty.gov

 

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Consumer Reports June 2019

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Read. Shop. Buy smart.

Image of human spine - cover of June 2019 issue of consumer reports.One in 5 American adults has some kind of chronic pain, but often find it difficult to get the right kind of care for their condition. “Real Pain Relief, Now!” provides several approaches to managing chronic pain, including treatment plans, drugs, supplements and surgery. (more…)

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Story Time Registration Now Open

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The number of children attending Warrenton story times has skyrocketed. To provide the best experience for all, advance registration for Warrenton story times is now required. Registration is capped at 15 children per session.

Half Pints Story Time and 2’s and 3’s Together Story Time will be offered at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Warrenton central library.

Registration for Session I, June 10 – July 5, is now open. To register, use the links below:
Baby Steps
Half Pints, 10 a.m.
Half Pints 11 a.m.
2s & 3s Together 10 a.m.
2s & 3s Together 11 a.m.
Preschool

Upcoming Story Time Sessions:

Session II:     July 8 – August 2
Registration opens at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 24

Story Time Break:  Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 16 

Session III:    August 19 – September 20
Registration opens at 10 a.m. Monday, August 5

Story Time Break: Monday, September 23 – Friday, September 27

Session IV:    September 30 – November 1
Registration opens at 10 a.m. Monday, September 16

Story Time Break: Monday, November 4 – Friday, November 8

Session V:     November 11 – December 20
Registration opens at 10 a.m., Monday, October 28

Please note, walk-in attendees may be accepted 5 minutes after the start of story time, space permitting.

 

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Consumer Reports May 2019: What to do about Robocalls?

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Read. Shop. Buy smart.

Cover of May 2019 issue of Consumer Reports magazineDid you know that the Federal Trade Commission gets more complaints about robocalls than anything else? Over 48 billion robocalls were placed to U.S. phones in 2018. These calls are an annoyance to almost everyone; is there anything we can do to stop them? Check out the May issue of Consumer Reports for tips on how to protect yourself, and for the latest information on what is being done to minimize these calls. (more…)

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Showtime Is Coming To The Library

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Something exciting is going on at your library this summer – It’s Showtime at Your Library – the 2019 summer reading program.

For more than 25 years, this annual free program has encouraged children and teens to continue reading during the summer break, combating summer slide, or the loss of academic gains made during the previous school year. Over the years, the program has expanded to include activities for adults also – bringing to life the phrase “lifelong reader” and making the summer reading program a family activity. (more…)

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Have You Tried Internet To Go?

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Are the kids using up all your data? Do you need to work from home or want to download an eBook but haven’t got Internet access?

Try Internet-to-Go, the latest offering from Fauquier County Public Library. Internet-to-Go wireless mobile hotspots enable library card holders to connect their computer or Wi-Fi-enabled electronics, like a smartphone or tablet, to the Internet. (more…)

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