LibraryPoint Blog

Keep up-to-date with the latest news about the Central Rappahannock Regional Library.
03/19/2009 - 9:37am

Louisa May Alcott did not write because she had the need to get the stories out. Louisa May wrote for one reason: she wanted her family to be rich.

03/24/2009 - 3:22pm
Atrium Gallery: Joni Ulman Lewis

Collage Artist Joni Ulman Lewis is a dumpster diver, a flea market fiend, and a confirmed pack rat. Nostalgia and repurposing are important elements in her work. View her work through March in the Headquarters Atrium Gallery.

03/24/2010 - 12:49pm

Librarians are always eager to help people.  That’s what we do.  But the secret is out. Hundreds of people stop by our busy reference desks every day, and knowing that you’ll get the personal attention you’d like at a time set aside for you sometimes works best with an appointment.  We encourage you to try out our special one-on-one offerings.  Give us a call.  If another time fits better for you, just ask.  Perhaps we can accommodate.  We’re here for you.

03/24/2009 - 3:23pm
Music on Mondays in March!

We kicked off our Music on Mondays in March series this week with Quintessential Brass on March 9.  Read about it in the Free Lance-Star. Join us for 3 more great performances: 

March 16 - Driftwood Fire - Appalachian Bluegrass & Jazz

March 23 - Sean P. Harris - Classic American Folk & Popular Music

March 30 - Fredericksburg Saxophone Quartet - Classical to Jazz 

08/06/2009 - 11:39am

The 2009 Ardiena Ann Tromley Family Storytelling Series wraps up on Thursday, March 12, with performances by Megan Hicks, award-winning storyteller and former CRRL Children's librarian. Winner of the 2005 Parent's Choice Award-Silver and the 2003 Storytelling World Honor Award, Megan brings two very different shows for two very different audiences! Read what Youth Services Coordinator Caroline Parr says about Megan in the Free Lance-Star. Find out more about Megan at www.meganhicks.com.

"Enough Already" - Headquarters, 4:30
Stories about greed, gratitude, and why you must never forget to thank the good fairy! For school age children and adults.

"Home Front" – Salem Church, 7:30
Civilian stories from the Civil War and World War II. For teens and adults.

10/29/2009 - 3:42pm

John Cephas died at his home in Woodford, Virginia, on Wednesday, March 4, at the age of 78.
The Caroline County resident was a nationally recognized blues singer and guitarist who played many local venues with singer and harmonica player Phil Wiggins--including the summertime Music on the Steps series at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library and the Bluemont concerts.

09/03/2009 - 9:50am

A ball of yarn and a pair of knitting needles—that’s all the equipment you need to take up the fine craft of knitting. Need to know how? Our Salem Church and John M. Porter branches have monthly meetings for both beginning and experienced knitters.

03/03/2009 - 4:29pm
Help the CRRL with Ukrop's Golden Gift

Shop at Ukrop's all March long! The more you buy, the more points you can earn to support us. Help us earn more of the Golden Gift payout by buying your groceries at Ukrop's. Find out more!

03/24/2009 - 3:32pm
Storyteller Kim Weitkamp Comes to the CRRL

Kim Weitkamp, recently featured in the Free Lance-Star, will perform "Laugh Out Loud Stories" for school age children and adults at Headquarters Library at 4:30, on Wednesday, March 4. See her at 7:30 that evening at Snow Branch for "Freckles, Fibs, and Family" - a performance for teens and adults, filled with humorous stories about love and lessons learned from family.