For Immediate Release
Contact: 
Sean Bonney
Community Engagement Manager
FOR MEDIA ONLY
CRRL Wins Fredericksburg Parent's Best Tutoring Service Award
Fredericksburg, Virginia, August 1, 2019 - Central Rappahannock Regional Library has been awarded Best Tutoring Service in Fredericksburg Parent's annual Family Favorites competition. This marks the third year in a row that the library has been recognized with this community-voted award which acknowledges CRRL's mission of inspiring lifelong learning for everyone in our community.

CRRL offers many resources at librarypoint.org/backtoschool for students going back to school, including:
  • Biography in Context - Biographical information on influential people from every time period and area of study.
  • Early World of Learning - World Book Online's early childhood digital resource with a variety of ways to introduce and reinforce early literacy concepts.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica - The classic encyclopedia enhanced with images, videos, magazine articles, primary sources, and recommended websites.
  • JSTOR - Academic journal articles covering arts, history, humanities, science, medicine, and law.
Learning for all ages is available at librarypoint.org/research, including:
  • Learning Express Library - Online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks, supporting job search, and workplace skills improvement in reading, writing, basic science, and career certification. Test prep available for licensure exams, college and grad school entrance tests, GED tests, and more.
  • Lynda.com - Also known as LinkedIn Learning, this collection of over 6,000 self-paced online video courses are taught by certified instructors. Users can create their own playlists of courses or follow learning paths such as Small Business, Web Design, and Mastering In-Demand Professional Soft Skills.
  • Mango Languages - Over 70 languages are available to learn online, including English taught in other languages. This service is also available as a mobile app.
  • Universal Class - This program is accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and provides certificates and CEUs (continuing education units) in topics such as life coaching, accounting, computer training, finance, and entrepreneurship.
These services are available to the public free of any fee, with a library card.
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For more information, contact Director Martha Hutzel,  martha.hutzel@crrl.org, 540-372-1144 x7003.

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