This July the Central Rappahannock Regional Library turns 40.
Celebrate by visiting your library!
Check out a book, audiobook, cd, magazine, or video. Attend one of our many programs. Take advantage of wi-fi, available in all of our branches. Get help from one of our friendly librarians.
Our birthday wish is to provide you with the best library services around!
The England Run Library (named the Falls Run Library in the early stages of the project) is featured on the American Institute of Architects web site. Find out more about the innovative design of our newest library.
One of the main goals for the design of the England Run Library was to achieve a high level of sustainable design. We've done this through the use of recycled and non-toxic materials and energy-efficient lighting and design.
View the library's annual Teen Art Show, co-sponsored by It! Magazine, through June 29, in the Headquarters Atrium Gallery. The show is open to students in grades 9-12, who live in the city of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford or Westmoreland counties.
See winning works below:
1st Place: "Rockstar" by Hillary Inman
Cornelia Raring's interest in art began with early childhood private lessons with local artists. She graduated with honors from New York School of Interior Design. Over the years she continued her devotion to art by teaching classes at Glastonbury Art Society, contributed illustrations to the Nature Conservancy and had her works shown extensively.
Watercolors by Jim Ellis are on exhibit in the Headquarters Atrium Gallery through May.
Digital photographs by Susan Kreig are on exhibit in the Headquarters Atrium Gallery through April.
As a photographer, my two main areas of interest are at different ends of the movement spectrum- still life and animals. I take still life images because I love the details, and I take animal photographs because I love watching and interacting with animals.
This interview airs beginning April 8.
Shirley Heim has already been recognized for a lifetime of achievements, but she hasn’t stopped yet. Debby Klein talks to Shirley about her love for and dedication to education and worldwide community service.
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.
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.