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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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Consumer Reports July 2019: Hidden Fees

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A recent survey of 2,000 U.S. adults found that at least 85 percent received a hidden or unexpected fee for a service they had used recently. These charges are often hidden in the fine print of a contract or added to a bill. Services that often have these extra fees are airlines, cable TV and cell phones, car rentals, hotels, utilities and others. See this month’s cover article, “Protect Yourself from Hidden Fees” for tips on how to find these hidden fees, and possible beat them. (more…)

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Piedmont Polliwogs Story Time

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The Clifton Institute will present a special Piedmont Polliwogs story time for children ages 3-6 and their caregivers. Learn about our environment and how to be kind to our planet! (more…)

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The Wild West Comes to Fauquier County

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The Wild West Comes to Fauquier County

(Warrenton, VA) July 3, 2019  – Fauquier County Public Library welcomes Calamity Improv: The Wild West of Improv Shows, part of The Dark Horse Theater Company.  Founded in 2009, The Dark Horse Theater Company has garnered nominations from DC Theatre Scene and and Broadway World. Their performance is part of Fauquier County Public Library’s summer reading program. (more…)

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Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

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Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

(Warrenton, VA) July 2, 2019  – Fauquier County Public Library presents “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” – part of the 2019 summer reading program.  Amelia Stansell, Senior Commercial Loan Office, UVA Community Credit Union, will discuss the ins and outs of financial literacy, and focus on helping teens gain skills that will last a lifetime. (more…)

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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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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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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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