Welcome to your library news update! The 2021 Summer Olympics are in Tokyo, and our Mango languages app can help you explore the rich culture of Japan.
The library is open for business! Browse the collection, check out materials, use a meeting or study room, and print, copy, scan, and fax, all at no charge.
Love graphic novels? You can find more of them than ever--and for all ages--with our eBooks from OverDrive. And our July staff picks feature magic, mystery, history, and changing relationships.
For people looking for new careers, JobNow/VetNow from Brainfuse are fantastic new resources to help civilians and veterans seeking employment and to further their education.
Join us on July 19 at the Fredericksburg Area Museum's Market Square for our weekly Music on the Steps concert when long-time local favorites Laurie Rose Griffith and Peter Mealy perform Americana, folk, Celtic, rock, jazz, and original music. On July 26, Hālau O ‘Aulani will share the music, dance, and culture of the People of Hawai’i.
Summer is a perfect time to discover something new--while staying cool! On July 19, take part in a quick online class that can help you organize all those cell phone photos.
Want to know more about the writing life? Join local authors sharing behind-the-scenes stories on their writing and reading lives on July 29.
Certain issues touch all our lives. On July 20, the We the Readers Civic Book Club is discussing When Breath Becomes Air, a book that focuses on end-of-life care, mental health, and more, with a special presentation by Dr. William R. Anderson, Jr. of Mary Washington Healthcare.
Young readers and listeners can enjoy a virtual performance of Bright Star Theatre's Little Red and the Big Bully Wolf on July 22 as well as an online visit with staff and animals from the Wildlife Center of Virginia on July 27 & 29.
Lunch on the Go continues through July. Children and teens 18 and under can pick up free nutritious lunches at the library this summer at two of our branches, Fredericksburg and Salem Church. In partnership with Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank and Fredericksburg City Public Schools Mobile Cafe. For additional food services in your neighborhood, text 'FOOD' to 877-877 or call 1-366-3-HUNGRY.