Thursday, June 26, 2008

Families celebrate the good ol' USA

Children and their families are invited to celebrate the birthday of the good ol' USA at all Fauquier County libraries on Saturday, July 5. There will be free birthday games, crafts and goodies. Registration is not required, just wear your red, white and blue and join the fun. The Happy Birthday America! party gets underway on Saturday at:

The celebration is part of the library's Catch the Reading Bug summer reading program for children. Registration is underway at all Fauquier libraries and on the library Web site. Weekly programs and special events — many of which the whole family can enjoy — will continue through Aug. 9.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Teens make potions

Students entering sixth grade or higher will discover making homemade bath products is fun and easy during the Potions and Lotions event at all Fauquier libraries this month. Learn about aromatherapy and make your own bath salts during this Metamorphosis event.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Emergency juggling planned

Juggler and magician Jonathan Austin will present his fast-paced 24-hour Emergency Juggling and Magic Show for children and their families at all Fauquier libraries for children and their families.
The event is free. Show times are Monday, June 23:

Geology Rocks!
Children who are rising second graders or older will learn how geology affects our lives when they join Ed Blackford of the Roanoke Rock and Gem Club at the library. Blackford will bring his amazing collection of rocks, geodes, fossils and gems.

This free event is Monday, June 30:

These events are part of a series of free special events that are part of the Fauquier County Public Library's free Catch the Reading Bug summer reading program for children.

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Kids get to act with theater troupe, entertain families

The Rainbow Company, an imaginative and comic theater troupe, will entertain children and their families with its production of Anansi the Spider at all Fauquier libraries on Saturday, June 14. Admission is free.

Troupe players will select children from the audiences to play significant parts during performances of this classic African tale. The event is free.

The curtain will rise at:

This special event is the first of series of events that are part of the Fauquier County Public Library's free Catch the Reading Bug summer reading program for children. Registration for the eight-week program is underway at all Fauquier libraries and on the library Web site.

Weekly programs and special events — many of which the whole family can enjoy — begin June 14 and continue through Aug. 9 at all Fauquier libraries.