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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CRRL Bookmobile Retirement

After 17 years of deliveries, through rain, sleet, and snow, down country lanes to the remote regions of the CRRL service area, the CRRL's last bookmobile retires June 30, 2010. From the very beginnings of the CRRL system, library service has been delivered by bookmobile to the doorsteps of the folks living in the far-flung…
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Geocaching At Your Library!

Today's libraries are not just for books, computers and magazines – the Salem Church Branch now has its own geocache! In geocaching, participants obtain the location of a geocache from a geocaching web site use a GPS to arrive in the area of the cache, and then follow clues or simply hunt for the cache. There are…
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