CRRL Presents

CRRL Presents is the Central Rappahannock Regional Library's weekly cable show. The show is produced by staff at the library and features interviews and programs about the library and the area.

CRRL Presents: Howard Owen, Regional Novelist

Howard Owen, Regional Novelist

This interview airs beginning December 7.
The fascinating characters that people Howard Owen’s novels generally live in North Carolina and Virginia. His plots and characters engage and engross the reader, from start to finish. Debby Klein talks with him about his writing, as a successful novelist and newspaperman, on CRRL Presents, a Central Rappahannock Regional Library production.

CRRL Presents: Clayton Ray, A Man of Many Interests

This interview airs beginning November 30.
Clayton Ray has the impressive title of Curator Emeritus in the Department of Paleobiology at the Smithsonian Institution. He also studies, collects, and writes about wagons. Debby Klein meets with this fascinating man to explore his many interests.
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CRRL Presents: Xavier Richardson, a Man with a Mission

Xavier Richardson, a Man with a Mission

This interview airs beginning November 23.
As Executive Vice President of MediCorp Health Systems and President of the Mary Washington Hospital Foundation, Xavier Richardson has an opportunity to affect the lives of many people in the Fredericksburg area. Debby Klein talks to Xavier about his job and his avocation, which he dedicates to youth, on CRRL Presents, a Central Rappahannock Regional Library production.

CRRL Presents: “We Build People” at the Bragg Hill Family Life Center

Bragg Hill Family Life Center

This interview airs beginning November 16.
The Bragg Hill Family Life Center, with its many programs and events, provides assistance to the citizens of the Fredericksburg area and opportunities for mental, moral, spiritual, and educational growth. Debby Klein visits the Reverend Joseph Henderson to talk about this vibrant community gathering place on CRRL Presents, a Central Rappahannock Regional Library production.

CRRL Presents: Toni Crowder and Tessitura the Opera Clown

CRRL Presents: Toni Crowder and Tessitura the Opera Clown

This interview airs beginning November 9.
With a dazzling voice, a horse named Wagner, and some clever props, Toni Crowder as Tessitura, the Opera Clown, is introducing young audiences to the world of opera. She gives us a taste of her performance in an interview with Debby Klein on CRRL Presents, a Central Rappahannock Regional Library production.  

CRRL Presents: The B & R Ranch, Outstanding in Therapeutic and Recreational Riding

Boris and Rachel Gokovski

This interview airs beginning November 2.
Boris and Rachel Gokovski own and operate the B & R Ranch where horseback riding and development opportunities for individuals with special needs are conducted.  In a state of the art facility, both children and adults with learning and physical disabilities benefit from the experience.  At the ranch, Debby Klein talks to Boris and Rachel about their passion for their work and observes Sarah Garvin, a young rider, increasing her confidence and her skills on CRRL Presents a Central Rappahannock Regional Library production.

CRRL Presents: The Fascinating World of Ron Miller - Sci-fi and More

This interview airs beginning October 26.
Award winning illustrator-author Ron Miller specializes in science, astronomy, science fiction, and fantasy. Debby Klein visits him in his King George studio to talk about his thirty-odd books and ongoing creative contributions to literature, science, and entertainment on CRRL Presents, a Central Rappahannock Regional Library production.

CRRL Presents: William B. Crawley, Jr.

CRRL Presents: William B. Crawley, Jr.

This interview airs beginning October 5.
Dr. Crawley is the Distinguished Professor of History who brings the story of the university to life. He is the author of author of University of Mary Washington: A Centennial History, 1908 to 2008. With fascinating anecdotes and an insider’s perspective, he talks with Debby Klein.

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CRRL Presents: Stewart Wegner, Metal Arts Sculptor

Stewart Wegner, Metal Arts Sculptor

This interview airs beginning September 21.
Stewart Wegner and his brother Steven create magnificent works in metal in their Fredericksburg foundry. Debby Klein joins Stewart Wegner to talk about the process and their successful family venture.  

Carl D. Silver, A Gentle Man of Strength and Conviction

Silver Companies sign

 This interview airs beginning September 14.
Carl Silver’s life is an amazing story.  Born of humble parents, his business acumen, his ability to negotiate, and his reputation for integrity and fairness have served him well as a successful entrepreneur and developer.  Debby Klein visits him to talk about his accomplishments and the impact they have had on our community on CRRL Presents, a Central Rappahannock Regional Library production.