Early Closing: The Headquarters Library will close at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 5, due to street closures for the Christmas Parade.

About Your Library

Mission Statement

  • The CRRL provides library resources and services to meet the evolving educational, recreational, and information needs of the public, thus enhancing individual and community life.
  • The CRRL supports democracy by fostering the free exchange of ideas, providing a nonpartisan meeting ground.
  • The CRRL affirms its commitment to sponsor and support the lively arts and to cooperate with all community resource providers to enhance the quality of life for area citizens by enriching their experiences and expanding their cultural horizons.

Director's Welcome

Director's Welcome


Library Director Donna Cote welcomes you to the Central Rappahannock Regional Library.






Library History

Captain Wallace

Wallace Library:

Read "A Tale of Two Libraries" and learn about the founding of the Wallace Library, Fredericksburg's first public library.

The Central Rappahannock Regional Library:
Follow a timeline tracing library development in the region.


Library Awards

Library Awards



Read about the CRRL's awards and staff achievements.