February 2018 News
It's that time of year again - AARP tax help sessions begin January 30
AARP tax help sessions are happening at many FVRLibraries. Find the complete schedule, plus information and handy links on our tax help page.
Bookmark Contest
Grades K through 12
Show us your creative side by entering the 2018 FVRL Bookmark Contest! Your local library will be accepting entries from February 1-28. There's no theme this year, so your design is only limited by your imagination!
About books
What are our book discussion groups reading in 2018?
This is just a few of the titles our book discussion groups are reading in 2018. You can find a complete schedule of book discussion groups in our event calendar. If you want to read or listen to these titles on your own, find them in our catalog in multiple formats. Radium Girls, Midnight in Broad Daylight, Full Rip 9.0, The Immortal Irishman, You Don't Have to Say You Love Me and Between the World and Me.
What's happening around the district
Next Chapter Series
@ Battle Ground

Do you want to stay living in your home for as long as you can? February's session focuses on maintaining your sense of balance and flexibility can help prevent falling and tripping accidents and keep you active in life. Learn simple exercises that can be incorporated in your daily life from a physical therapist and yoga instructor. Our March topic is ABCs of Dementia.
February is Tween Tech Month!

Harness the power of electromagnetism. Use wire and magnets to create your own portable speaker. Embellish, enhance, and accessorize to make it your own. For tweens ages 9-12. Available in multiple locations. Registration required.

Watch for Teen Tech Month activities in March!
View our printable events calendars for select branches at these links:
Featured resources
New York Times Historical
Search or browse the full text of The New York Times from 1851 to 2011. Research world events, find obituaries, or read editorials and classified ads from years gone by.
World Book Living Green
Find out how to reduce your environmental impact, and learn how major industries are working to curb pollution and improve the environment. Includes activities to do at home.
Holiday closure
Presidents' Day
All FVRL locations will be closed on Monday, February 19 in honor of Presidents' Day. Many services are available 24/7 on our website.
  The library welcomes everyone.