Samantha Thomason

CRRL turns 40!

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!

Find out more about the CRRL's history and our services.

Calling Local Authors!

Are you a local author? 
Help us wrap up the Summer Reading Program by being a part of our Book Signing Party at Porter on Saturday, August 22! 

Library patrons will have the opportunity to purchase your work and get your autograph! The party takes place from 2-5pm, and refreshments will be provided.

Call Porter at 540-659-4909 for more information, or to register.

England Run Library Featured on The American Institute of Architects Web Site

England Run Library

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.

Green Initiatives at England Run Branch

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.

Atrium Gallery: 14th Annual Teen Art Show

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:

 

Grades 11-12

1st Place:  "Rockstar" by Hillary Inman

 

Salem Church Exhibit: Cornelia Raring

Salem Church Exhibit: Cornelia Raring

A small sampling of artist Cornelia Raring's works will be displayed in the lobby of the Salem Church branch in June. An opening reception will be held Sunday, June 7th from 2:00-4:00. The public is invited. Please come and celebrate a vibrant life and dearly missed friend.

Blond Bombshells: Sirens of the Silver Screen

We kick off our Blond Bombshells Film Series on Wednesday, May 27, with a screening of "I'm No Angel" featuring Mae West and Cary Grant at 7pm, in the Headquarters Library theater.

Find out more about our film series bombshells Mae West, Jean Harlow, and Marilyn Monroe.

Atrium Gallery: Jim Ellis

Atrium Gallery: Jim Ellis

Watercolors by Jim Ellis are on exhibit in the Headquarters Atrium Gallery through May.

Celebrate National Music Week: May 3-10

Celebrate National Music Week: May 3-10

National Music Week is May 3-10, and the theme is "Music: Poetry of the Heart."
Piano students of teachers who are members of the National Music Society will perform in the Headquarters Library lobby, Monday, May 4 - Thursday, May 7, 6-8pm.

April Art Films - Tonight at 7

Join us tonight at 7:00pm, in the Headquarters Library Theater, for a screening of American Impressionists and Realists (22 min, 1994 - High school through adult) and The Washington Colorists (37 min, color, 1986 - High school through adult). Find out more about upcoming films in our 2009 Art Film series.