The Cooper Branch will be closing at 11:00am on Saturday, December 7 for the Colonial Beach holiday parade. 

The Snow Branch will be closing at 12:00pm on Saturday, December 7 for the Spotsylvania holiday parade. 

The Fredericksburg Branch will be closing at 2:00pm on Saturday, December 7 for the Fredericksburg City holiday parade. Our digital collection is available 24/7. 

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Who said it?

Who said it?

Who said it?
“Rats. Nobody sent me a Christmas card today. I almost wish there wasn’t a holiday season. I know nobody likes me. Why do we have to have a holiday season to emphasize it?”
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Who said it?

“Rats. Nobody sent me a Christmas card today. I almost wish there wasn’t a holiday season. I know nobody likes me. Why do we have to have a holiday season to emphasize it?”

Create a Luminaria

Create a Luminaria

Dec 7th | 10:00am - 2:00pm
Celebrate the winter solstice by creating a lantern from decorative paper bags.

When the Holidays Aren't So Merry and Bright

When the Holidays Aren’t So Merry and Bright…

Read on if you're missing the comforting presence of someone during this holiday season.

People's Choice 2019

People's Choice 2019

We asked YOU to share YOUR favorite book, movie, or TV show of 2019. Here's what you picked!

Grow a Reader: Countdown to Christmas

Grow a Reader Special: Countdown to Christmas

Multiple Branches
Stories, songs, and activities with a special visit from Santa. All ages with a caregiver.

Libraries to Participate in Holiday Parades

Library To Participate in Area Holiday Parades

Library staff will be marching in community holiday parades this year, so look for us with our new branded vehicles and give us a wave.

Watching The Crown

The Crown: Watching Queen Elizabeth II

If you like historical dramas or British television, you will enjoy The Crown. Read more about the award-winning Netflix series.
Joy

Decking the Halls

CRRL Home: Decking the Halls

Whether you go formal or cozy, you'll find ideas here to make your season bright.

Colonial Christmas Open House

Colonial Christmas Open House

Dec 11th | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Fredericksburg Branch
Join us and special local guests for this historic holiday celebration. All ages.

Fireside Concerts

Fireside Concerts

Every 2nd Sunday
Staring in December, enjoy acoustic concerts by the Howell Branch's fireside in our cozy living room all winter long.

Music for the Holidays

CRRL Picks: Music for the Holidays

Get into the season with these merry holiday tunes!

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor: Day of Infamy

At dawn on December 7, 1941, America was at peace, although it was clear a war was coming.

Hello Sunshine December 2019 Book Pick

Reese Witherspoon's December Book Pick

Check out Reese's final pick for 2019 where a trophy wife's present life on a collision course with her secret past.

Best of CRRL 2019

A Year of Accomplishments

From successful summer lunches to a 50-year celebration, here's our year in review.

Decompress with Dogs

Decompress with Dogs

Boost your general well-being and unwind with canines.

Indoor Snowball Fight

Indoor Snowball Fight

Dec 7th | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Howell Branch
Have a snowball fight - inside! - with your family and friends. "Snowballs" are provided.

Teen Art Show Winners 2019

2019 Teen Art Show Winners Display

See works by the 24th Annual Teen Art Show Winners in December at the Fredericksburg Branch's Atrium Gallery.

5 for December 2019

5 Hot New Titles for December 2019

From epic family sagas to an expert jewel thief, check out these five popular adult titles that hit the shelves in December.
Meg

Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls in Your Home

Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls in Your Home

Multiple Branches
Help yourself and others in your home with this helpful class presented by Derek York of Mary Washington Healthcare Home Health Services.

Cookie Exchange

Cookie Exchange

Dec 16th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bring two dozen of your favorite cookies and a printed copy of the recipe. Eggnog provided.
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