The Young Adult Library Services Association has just announced this year's Teens' Top Ten. Over 11,000 teens voted online for their favorites from August 24 through September 18. And the winners are ...
1. Paper Towns by John Green
2. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
3. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
4. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
5. Identical by Ellen Hopkins
6. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
7. Wake by Lisa McMann
8. Untamed by P.C. and Kristin Cast
9. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
10. Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Teen Read Week is all about reading for fun, so take a break from homework by checking out one of these great books.
Celebrate Halloween at the library!
Camp Fright! - Tuesday, October 27, 7:00-8:00
Fabulous Friday on a Tuesday night. Live storytelling to thrill and chill you. Fun and games presented by the Teen Council and TAG Team. Costumes welcome. Grades K-6.Sign-up begins September 1.
Halloween Hoopla! - Friday, October 30, 10:30-11:00
Stories, songs, and a Halloween costume parade. For infants and preschoolers. Costumes welcome.
Stop by the Central Rappahannock Regional Library during Teen Read Week to read beyond reality! Check out materials to change your world, take you somewhere unlike your world, or learn about other cultures. Stop by today and pick up a page turner that you can read or listen to, just for the fun of it!
View mixed media collages by Bernardine Meyer through October in the Headquarters Atrium Gallery.
Through good fortune, opportunity, and foreign travel, my art career has taken various paths.
The Rappahannock Film Club is partnering with the CRRL to bring you three great films this fall. The series starts Wednesday, October 7, with The Grapes of Wrath, screening from 7-9pm in the Headquarters Library theater.
"John Ford's memorable screen version of John Steinbeck's epic novel of the Great Depression--often regarded as the director's best film--stars Henry Fonda as Tom Joad." (1940, 128 minutes). See our Film Series page for more information about the series.
National Book Award: Young People's Literature
Each November the National Book Foundation honors an outstanding book in each of the following categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Young People's Literature.
Stop by Porter Branch to see the Stafford Piecemakers'ss 14th Annual Quilt Show.
This year's theme is "Celebrate the Seasons."
Friday, October 23 & Saturday, October 24, 10:00–5:00
Sunday, October 25, 1:00–5:00
Monday, October 26, 10:00–6:00
The Library of Virginia, with support from Capital One, is pleased to honor eight distinguished Virginians as African American Trailblazers for their contributions to the state and nation. Through education, advocacy, entertainment, or armed rebellion, these individuals demonstrate how African Americans have actively campaigned for better lives for themselves and their people.
The honorees are Dangerfield Newby, Evelyn Butts, Amaza Meredith, Claudia Whitworth, Oliver White Hill, John Cephas, Edna Lewis, and Leland Melvin. Find out more about each trailblazer by visiting the Library of Virginia web site.