Members of our library community share their own stories - and their favorite titles!
New Guest Pick
Ann Waters is the Manager of Interpretation and Visitor Services at the George Washington Foundation in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The Foundation owns and operates Ferry Farm, George Washington’s boyhood home, and Historic Kenmore, the home of George’s sister Betty Washington Lewis. Ann is originally from Richmond, Virginia, and received her B.A. in history from the College of William & Mary.
Barbara Gustavson, President & Founder of Discover Next Step
As a certified executive and brain health coach, she provides individualized coaching to those who wants to improve their focus.
Novelist John Gilstrap
Author of the thriller "Total Mayhem" which is set in a fictional town in the Northern Neck.
Bestselling Author Tim O'Brien
The author of the Vietnam epic, "The Things They Carried" shares his favorite book titles.
Novelist Traci Hunter Abramson
This bestselling novelist and local author shares some of her favorite books.
Jarod Kearney, Museum Curator and Actor
Jarod, assistant director and curator of The James Monroe Museum, shares his favorite reads.
Janet Gullickson, President of Germanna Community College
Local community college president shares her most favorite and cherished reads.
Marc Hoffman, Fredericksburg City Director of Elections
Marc Hoffman, who heads the election committee in Fredericksburg City, shares his favorite books.
Student Volunteer, Amrutha Obbineni
The Howell Branch's own teen volunteer shares her favorite reads.
Steve Ogden, Artist, Animator, and Writer
Steve Ogden, a professional artist, animator, and writer for almost 40 years, shares his favorite reads.
2018 Delegate, Bob Thomas
Serving in the 28th district in Virginia's House of Delegates in 2018, Bob Thomas shares his favorite reads.
Kathleen Harrigan, E. D. of Friends of the Rappahannock
The Executive Director of the Friends of the Rappahannock shares her favorite reads.
The Germanna Community College Film Club
The GCC Film Club shares their favorite book-to-screen titles.
Ben Motta, MakerLab Volunteer
Ben Motta is a sophomore at Colonial Forge High School who volunteers at Howell's MakerLab, shares his favorite reads.
Retired Military Warrant Officer, Yvette S. Blake
27-year Veteran from the United States Army Yvette shares her favorite reads.
Dr. Daniel Wallace, Human Factors Engineer
Dr. Daniel Wallace, human factors engineer for the U.S. Navy, shares his favorite reads with us this month.
Book Reviewer, Alfred King
Alfred King, author and as well as a book and newspaper reviewer, shares his favorite reads.
Nimali Fernando, Founder of Dr. Yum Project
Known by some in the community as "Doctor Yum," Nimali shares her favorite reads with us.
Local Author & Musican, James Noll
James Noll, a writer, a musician, a freelancer, and an English teacher, shares his favorite reads.
Principal of Salem Church Elementary, Harold Morton
The principal of local Salem Elementary School shares his favorite reads.
Business Development Officer at NSWC, Stephanie Lyles
The business development officer at NSWC Federal Credit Union shares her favorite reads.
Lifelong Reader & Local, Linda Alsop
Local Linda D. Alsop shares her favorite reads with us for this month's Guest Pick feature.
Storyteller & Author, Daisy Howard-Douglas
Learn more about Daisy Howard-Douglas, an educator, author, storyteller, and community treasure as she shares her favorite reads.
Greg Riddlemoser, Director of Elections for Stafford County
The Director of Elections and General Registrar for Stafford County, has elected to share his reading choices.
John Chinn "Johnny Mac", Local Storyteller
Local storyteller shares his favorite reads this month for Guest Picks.
Linda Clevenger, Professional Organizer
Professional consultant Linda Clevenger shares her favorite reads with us this month.
Ronnie Sidney: I, Therapist, Public Speaker, & Author
Therapist, public speaker, entrepreneur, and author shares his favorite reads.
Raina Krasner, Wildlife Center of Virginia
Outreach Coordinator and educator at the Wildlife Center of Virginia shares her favorite reads.
Nick Stephens, Comics Enthusiast and Podcaster
Musician, podcaster, and comic book enthusiast Nick Stephens shares his favorite reads with us.
Financial Advisor & City Councilman, Brad Ellis
Fredericksburg city councilman Brad Ellis shares his and his family's favorite reads with us.
Film Expert & Lecturer, Gary Olsen
Gary Olsen, local film enthusiast and lecturer, shares his favorite reads.
John McLaughlin, Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher
Meditation master Dr. McLaughlin shares his favorite reads.
The Brostek Family: Favorites for All
The Brostek family loves to read! They share this favorite reads with us in this Guest Pick.