Monday, June 9, 2014

Mark Your Calendar - Summer Reading Fun Starts June 14

We hope you will join us for an exciting start to the summer reading program special events. 

For Children 
Start off summer reading with a bang, literally, when Mad Science of DC visits all three Fauquier County Public Library locations. This highly interactive program for children grades K - 5 is action packed with fascinating science demonstrations. Science IS fun! 

Saturday, June 14 
John Barton Payne Building - 10:30 a.m.
Bealeton Library - 1 p.m.
John Marshall Library - 3:30 p.m.

For Teens

Teens will enjoy the opportunity to meet the co-authors Amie Borst and her teenage daughter Bethanie for a discussion about their book Cinderskella, a laugh-out-loud story of a girl who wakes up to find herself dead. 

Where did they get their inspiration? How hard was it to work as a mother-daughter team to write the book? What is it like to be a published author?

Attend this author visit to learn the answer to these any other questions - and get tips to pursue your own writing dreams. PLUS, one lucky teen at each library location will win a copy of the book. 

Bealeton Library - Tuesday, June 17 @ 4 p.m.
Warrenton Library - Tuesday, June 17 @ 6:30 p.m.
John Marshall Library - Tuesday, June 24 @ 6:30 p.m.

For Adults 

Adults, don't despair - we have great summer reading program events planned for you too. Author and farmer Forrest Pritchard will discuss his book Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmers' Markets, Local Food and Saving the Family FarmLearn how the author and his family beat the odds, stayed true to their roots and saved the family farm. Copies of Gaining Ground will be available for purchase and signing by the author. 

Sunday, June 22 
John Barton Payne Building - 5 p.m.

To learn more about other programs and activities taking place during our 2014 summer reading program, click here or pick up a schedule of events at any FCPL library location

All programs are free, thanks to the generous support of The Friends of the Fauquier Library and local businesses. 

Join us! 

Lisa @ the Fauquier County Public Library 

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