Libraries are all about access to information, so this seems an appropriate place to point you to the Virginia Coalition for Open Government's call for nominations for their Freedom of Information awards.
"Do you know someone who works hard to keep government open and accountable? Have you read an article, seen a television show or heard a radio program that helped you understand the importance of government records and meetings? Has someone in local or state government demonstrated a real commitment to citizen access to government information?"
Collage Artist Joni Ulman Lewis is a dumpster diver, a flea market fiend, and a confirmed pack rat. Nostalgia and repurposing are important elements in her work. View her work through March in the Headquarters Atrium Gallery.
Librarians are always eager to help people. That’s what we do. But the secret is out. Hundreds of people stop by our busy reference desks every day, and knowing that you’ll get the personal attention you’d like at a time set aside for you sometimes works best with an appointment. We encourage you to try out our special one-on-one offerings. Give us a call. If another time fits better for you, just ask. Perhaps we can accommodate. We’re here for you.
One of the first things hearing parents ask themselves when they discover they have deaf children is how they will communicate with them, and how, eventually, will their children communicate with the world. The decision is not an easy one. There are many factors to consider, including how much hearing remains, whether or not a cochlear implant will be an option, and whether or not the child has additional educational issues. Proponents of each communication approach have what seem to be ironclad arguments as to why their way is the best.
John Cephas died at his home in Woodford, Virginia, on Wednesday, March 4, at the age of 78.
The Caroline County resident was a nationally recognized blues singer and guitarist who played many local venues with singer and harmonica player Phil Wiggins--including the summertime Music on the Steps series at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library and the Bluemont concerts.
This author’s writing is sparse but beautiful, much like the landscape of her Wyoming homeland. In the Skylark series, which begins with Newbery Award-winner Sarah, Plain and Tall, we watch as a new family is formed and grows from people who were separated in their loneliness. Beyond the Skylark series, she has written many other picture books and novels for young people.
The library catalog has recently been upgraded with a number of new features.
CRRL Mobile Catalog - Browse this speedy, text-only version of the catalog from your mobile device. Available from the top right of the catalog screen.
See sculpture and mixed media works by Stephanie Bingham Woolsey through February in the Atrium.
Megan Hicks delights audiences of all ages with her storytelling. She also writes and creates fun craftwork. Join Debby Klein as she visits Megan on CRRL Presents.