England Run is now the Howell Branch. Read more

The Snow Branch will be closed Thursday, January 25, through Saturday, January 27 due to new carpet installation. Read more.

Cultivating Community Events: March - October 2012

The Central Rappahannock Regional Library is "Cultivating Community" in 2012!

"Cultivating Community" is a community-wide program designed to share information in the Fredericksburg region about farm-to-table and sustainable food communities. Events will include a "Big Read" of Barbara Kingsolver's Animal, Vegetable, Miracle and programs at our libraries and local farmer's markets and community gardens.

September 29 - Foraging for Edible Wild Foods

Porter, 3-5 pm
Librarian Ed DeButts will present a program on safely identifying and collecting edible wild foods including morel mushrooms.

October 8 – Big Read Book Discussion: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Headquarters Theater, 7-9 pm

Author Steve Watkins
Join us for an entertaining evening with local author, Steve Watkins, as he leads us to the end of our Cultivating Community journey by moderating a discussion of Barbara Kingsolver’s best seller Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Watkins is a University of Mary Washington Professor Emeritus and local author of adult and young adult books

Refreshments will be served.


Book groups may also borrow our kit of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle – it’s a Book Group in a Bag!