Local Authors at The Library

Local Authors & The Collection

The library curates a circulating collection of works by authors residing in the CRRL service area (Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, or Westmoreland). Library visitors will find works by local authors through the library catalog and on occasional "Read Local" displays at all branches.

If you would like CRRL to consider adding your work to the collection, please print and fill out this form, opens a new window and then choose one of the following ways to submit your book. Please submit 1 copy only of your book or up to 2 copies of your picture book.

Option 1 - Mail it to us in a padded envelope with the form inside to:

Collection Services
c/o Local Authors
Library Administration Center
25 Olde Greenwich Drive, Suite 180
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Option 2 - Drop it into the book drop

Put your book into a padded envelope with the form enclosed inside, and slip it into your branch's book drop.

Option 3 -Bring it into a library branch (when applicable)

Leave a donated copy at the Research desk with the form attached.

Please understand that we are unable to return copies not selected.

Local Author Book Signings 

Authors residing in the CRRL service area may be considered for an informal Local Author @ The Library book signing and book sale event at a table in the library lobby. Please fill out the Local Author Signing request form,, opens a new window and a staff member will be in touch.
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