Library Service at the Belmont Community Center

We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with Spotsylvania County, the Belmont Ruritan Club, and the Belmont Club of Women to increase access to library services for residents in rural Spotsylvania. Beginning Monday, April 10, CRRL will offer computers, printing, and other library services at Belmont Community Center, 7124 Belmont Road, Mineral, VA. A library card is not…
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CRRL Awarded Great Stories Club Grant for At-Risk Youth

For the second year, Central Rappahannock Regional Library (CRRL) has been selected to receive a competitive grant from the American Library Association (ALA) to host a reading and discussion program for at-risk youth about teen violence and suicide. As one of 75 Great Stories Club grant recipients selected from across the country, CRRL will work with…
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Assistant Director Wins Public Library Innovator Award

Chris Glover, the Central Rappahannock Regional Library’s (CRRL) Assistant Director for Technology, is the winner of the first Public Library Innovator Award given by the Virginia Library Association. This award recognizes public librarians or public library project teams who have made an outstanding contribution to advance the mission of a public library in Virginia through…
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2015 Annual Report

For over 45 years, the Central Rappahannock Regional Library has earned many awards. The CRRL has repeatedly been named a Star Library by Library Journal for delivering excellent service, as measured by customer use, and was most recently honored as one of only three libraries in Virginia to be so named. The HAPLR Index ranked the CRRL fifth nationally for libraries its…
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CRRL’s Nancy Moore Receives Historic Preservation Award

Nancy Moore, the library's Virginiana Room Manager, has been awarded Historic Fredericksburg Foundation, Inc.'s President's Exceptional Service Award. The award is in recognition of Nancy's multi-faceted work to support Fredericksburg's historic preservation efforts. This includes her career reporting for The Free Lance-Star newspaper documenting and publicizing preservation issues, working on the city's Memorials Advisory Commission, preserving the Mary Washington Monument, and…
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CRRL’s Adult Services Coordinator Receives Chamber’s NextGen Award

In December 2015, Christie Hoerneman was awarded a "Top Ten of the NextGen" award from the Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce, which honors an emerging leader who "excels in the business environment, has a passion for community and is innovative in their approach."  Christie is the Head of the Adult Research Department of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library…
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Library Wins Chamber’s Community Impact Award

Libraries make a difference!  The Central Rappahannock Regional Library was honored with the annual Community Impact Award from the Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce on January 30, in recognition of the library’s bold vision to expand opportunities for people in the community. The library has taken an active role in responding to the educational, recreational, and informational needs of…
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