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.
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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.
My friends outside the library world look at me like I'm crazy when I tell them how I spent the last year. There were several wonderful, almost-relaxing family vacations (I spent too much time worrying about the mountain of books I'd brought along and hadn't read), a little time in the garden (with an audiobook playing) and an occasional peek at the Olympics or election news (book still open on lap), but really, when I wasn't working or sleeping this year, I was reading.
A thousand librarians and publishers gathered in Denver on Monday to hear the announcement of the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott and other youth media awards.
In a recent comparison (Hennen’s American Public Library Rating Index) of over 9,000 libraries in the U.S., CRRL ranks 4th among libraries nationwide serving populations of 250,000–500,000. The CRRL ranks 1st in Virginia in the same category. The annual ratings recognize the public libraries in America with the highest levels of cost effective service, the most efficient use of the taxpayers’ dollars.
The Central Rappahannock Regional Library extends its outreach into the community in many ways, including the production of CRRL Presents, a weekly cable-TV interview program hosted by Debby Klein. Beginning in 2003, Debby has interviewed over 100 interesting and accomplished individuals - artists, musicians, authors, historians, storytellers, educators, preservationists. CRRL Presents has also covered events and locations that reflect the community.
Whether you want to simplify your finances, your love life, your spirituality, your hectic day, your junk drawer, or your way of life in general there is a book to help you. Simply browse this list and start down the path to a simpler life.