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Thu, 02/11/2016 - 3:17pm
Kids Expo!

The Kids Expo is a family fun event at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center on Saturday, February 13 from 10:00 - 5:00 and Sunday, February 14 from 11:00 - 4:00.  Stop by the library's booth #518 for fun children's activities including optical illusions and to see what happens when you combine robotic Cubelets and Legos.

Learn more about what to expect at the Kids Expo.

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 4:46pm
An Interview with the 23rd Regiment United States Colored Troops

The 23rd Regiment was the first African American unit to fight against the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. They met on the battlefield on May 15, 1864, during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. Today’s living history organization, named for the 23rd, is headquartered in the Spotsylvania area and works in conjunction with the John J. Wright Educational & Cultural Center Museum.

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 3:01pm

March yourself into the kitchen, and start making some delicious bread! We have recipes for kid favorites teamed with fun books for a smart, sweet weekend treat.

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 1:45pm

There's your basic paper airplane, the one that's folded fast out of sheet of notebook paper cribbed from your buddy. It will go well enough to fly the few feet to the front of the class --not that we at the library are promoting any such thing, mind you! But the design of your basic paper airplane lacks features that could carry it higher and farther than you might imagine.

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