Headquarters Library and CRRL branches in Stafford and Spotsylvania will open at noon today, Friday, March 6. Westmoreland branches will remain closed due to road conditions.

Some books for seventh graders

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett.
A young witch-to-be named Tiffany teams up with the Wee Free Men, a clan of six-inch-high blue men, to rescue her baby brother and ward off a sinister invasion from Fairyland.

Out Standing in my Field by Patrick Jennings.
Although fifth-grader Ty Cutter is named after baseball great Ty Cobb, he is the worst player on the Brewer's team--which happens to be coached by his overly-competitive father.

How Angel Peterson Got His Name: And Other Tales of Extreme Sports by
Gary Paulsen.
Author Gary Paulsen relates tales from his youth in a small town in
northwestern Minnesota in the late 1940s and early 1950s, such as skiing behind a souped-up car and imitating daredevil Evel Knievel.

Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath.
Primrose Squarp's parents go out on a boat in a storm one day and don't come back. She's sure they'll return one day, but she's having a hard time convincing the people of Coal Harbor!