Library Cards and Free Books for Kindergarten Students

What's the most important card you own? Here at CRRL, we think it's your library card! A library card is a key to lifelong learning, a ticket to new opportunities and experiences, and an all-access pass to everything CRRL has to offer. Between January 17 and February 17, 2023, kindergarten students in Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Westmoreland counties…
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Halloween History

Did you know that Halloween is one of the world’s oldest holidays? It has gone through many changes but was originally a Celtic festival called Samhain (pronounced sow-in), marking the end of harvest and the beginning of the new year (November 1st). The druids believed that ghosts and spirits roamed the Earth at this time…
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In the Beginning… A Checklist for Genealogical Neophytes

By Pamela Smith Genealogical research is a profession for some and a hobby for many. With the advent of TV shows such as Who Do You Think You Are? and the multitude of resources available online, there are some interested novices entering the field who need a little help knowing where to start. The following brief overview is for…
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