Monday, November 25, 2013

What gift can you open again and again?

Books!  And that makes them the perfect gift for the holiday season! 

If you are looking to get a jump start on your holiday shopping, but are perplexed by the seemingly endless options, stop by and pick up one of our holiday gift book suggestion lists. Compiled by library staff, the lists provide ideas for children, teens and adults. Lists are available at all library locations.

Holiday Tree at Warrenton Library
If your holiday generosity extends to organizations within the community, please consider adding the Fauquier County Public Library to your list. Beginning November 25, holiday trees at all library locations will be decorated with ornaments bearing titles of books the library would like to add to its location. Donation details are on each ornament. Selections for our children’s, teen and adult collections are included.

Looking to avoid the crowds by shopping online? Each time you shop at Amazon.com,  Amazon will donate a portion of your total purchase to the Fauquier County Public Library. Just log using this link, then continue to Amazon and place your order. There are no additional steps or costs to you.  

Of course, if you are giving (or receiving) an eReader this holiday season, don't forget that the library's collection includes a wide selection of eBooks, audio books and digital magazines - all available free with your library card

Happy holidays and happy reading! 


Lisa @ the Fauquier County Public Library

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Monday, November 4, 2013

Join in: Holiday Mail for Heroes

Students in grades 6 and up are invited to make holiday cards for service members. Completed cards will be delivered to the American Red Cross for distribution to service members.

All materials will be provided by the Fauquier County Public Library.

Cards will be made during the Teen Writing Club and Teen Advisory Group (TAG) meetings; teens do not need to be members of either group to participate. Schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 4 - 5 p.m., Bealeton Library (during TAG meeting)
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 5 - 6 p.m., John Marshall Library (during Teen Writing Club meeting)
Monday, Dec. 2, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., Warrenton Library (during TAG meeting)
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 4 - 6 p.m., Warrenton Library

This is a great opportunity to earn service hours and show your support for service members.

For more news about programs, books, websites and other resources for teens, check out Reading Riot, our newest blog, just for teens!

Lisa @ the Fauquier County Public Library

To learn more about the Fauquier County Public Library's collection, events or programs, visit us on Facebook, Twitter or online.