Central Rappahannock Regional Library
November 5, 2021
Welcome to your library news update! Veterans Day is November 11. The library supports veterans every day with live help from veteran navigators through VetNow. Be sure to browse healthcare and job resources for Veterans and the Military. In November, we’re practicing an attitude of gratitude with our Read Grateful reading challenge.

If you are traveling home for the holidays, we hope your travel goes better than the terrifying descent faced in Natalie D. Richard’s Five Total Strangers. This chilling title is OverDrive’s Big Library Read for November 1-15. Check it out in eBook or eAudio with no waiting list, if you dare.

Before Thanksgiving, be sure to load up on the banquet of gently used books, movies, and music at the Friends of the Library’s Friday Before Thanksgiving Sale. All purchases will be 20% off, and they’re giving away free tote bags while supplies last. For even greater savings, use the discount coupon at the bottom of this newsletter!

What masterpieces were entered in our Teen Stop Motion Video Contest? Find out in person on November 11 with our Viewing Party for all ages. Teen writers don’t need to go it alone. Our Virtual Teen Writing Group kicks off November 8.

Discover great reads representing the voices of Indigenous individuals with Indigenous Voices--for all ages. For an intriguing book discussion, join us November 15 when our Mental Health Book Discussion Group talks about Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me. On November 11, our Sightlines Book Group discusses The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration.

Crowd-pleaser Phil McKenney uses his artwork, humor, and music to present several mini-bios of famous folks in Biography: A Variety Show, in person on November 9.

Special goodies for growing readers are debuting! Our Virtual Grow a Reader Special: Fall is in the Air, for ages birth-five, is ready for you to watch anytime. Several new Launchpad titles have arrived, including Good Choices, Bad Choices and Hop On! These portable devices are kid-friendly and require no internet connection to use.
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