Kindergarten Library Card Campaign

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. From January 14-18, kindergarten students in Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Westmoreland counties and the City of Fredericksburg…
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If you like Animorphs

Sometimes weird things happen. Just ask Cassie, Jake, Marco, Rachel, and Tobias. One night they spot a strange light in the sky. Soon they are face to face with an alien from another planet who informs them that the Earth is being invaded by evil Yeerks, and gives them a special power to fight back…
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Like Midnight for Charlie Bone?

Charlie Bone's life with his widowed mother and two grandmothers undergoes a dramatic change when he discovers that he can hear people in photographs talking. Midnight for Charlie Bone Magic, mystery, and . . . boarding schools. That's all you need for a fantastical adventure. On her way, reluctantly, to a boarding school in present-day…
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Loaves of Fun: A History of Bread with Activities and Recipes from Around the World

Making bread from flour, yeast, water/milk and whatever else goes into your recipe is one of the most satisfying things a person of any age can learn, and there are so many good lessons for homeschooling, too. There’s measuring, of course, but there are a lot of little things that baking reinforces. Patience: it takes time…
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Great Comics to Teach Kids

Kids now have so many fantastic options when it comes to using comics and graphic novels to learn about real-life concepts. These books are visually stimulating while still offering a considerable amount of information about the subjects contained within. Here is where to start when searching for non-fiction graphic novels for elementary-aged students. Graphic Library…
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A Smashing Good Time: Trebuchet Contest Winners Announced

May all beware the might of Princess Sparkle Glitter Punch, Trebuchet 9000 2.0, Hurler, Castle Gayle, and Daedra-chet. This season, "Princess Sparkle Glitter Punch" was a star in CRRL's trebuchet competition, hurling its payload more than 20 feet! It was also judged most creative in the family trebuchet category. However, it was "Trebuchet 9000 2.0…
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