Friends of the Library
The Community Give is an annual 24-hour local fundraising initiative of The Community Foundation. This year, the goal is to raise $1 million in one day for area nonprofits. We hope you will join in to "Make it a Million" by helping us reach our goal of raising $5,000 for the Friends of the Library.
If you love the Central Rappahannock Regional Library, then you love the Friends of the Library.
The Friends enhance library offerings and support the library in educating and engaging kids, teens, and adults in our area by providing funding for:
- Books and other library materials
- Early literacy programming, including summer reading
- STEM classes and MakerLabs
By showing your love through The Community Give, you will help sustain this amazing organization that provides so much to the library and the community.
Kurt Rabin—food columnist, book and restaurant reviewer, and copy editor at The Free Lance-Star—will speak at the Friends of the Library annual meeting on Monday, October 26, at 7:00, following a short business meeting. Audience members will be invited to take part in a guacamole taste test/smackdown. Rabin, also known as "the Guac King,” will announce the people’s choice at the end of the evening.
The Stafford Chapter of the Friends of the Library will host a plant sale on Saturday, May 14, 9-Noon, at the England Run Branch. 10" hanging baskets of plants will be delivered direct from the grower - ferns are $14 and an assortment of annuals are $13 each. Friends will be on hand to offer assistance in choosing a plant for your deck or porch, whether it's a shade, partial shade, or sunny spot. The sale will be held rain or shine!
Supporting the Friends of the Library at the Porter Branch is as easy as buying a used book, savoring a soda, or eating a bag of chips! The Central Rappahannock Regional Library Friends of the Library is pleased to announce the opening of the Porter Café and Books.
The café is adjacent to the check out desk and is open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.