All branches will be closed starting at 5:00 on Wednesday, November 22 through Friday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. eBooks, eAudio, and eMagazines are available 24/7!

About Your Library


CRRL Mission Statement

  • The CRRL provides library resources and services to meet the evolving educational, recreational, and information needs of the public, thus enhancing individual and community life.
  • The CRRL supports democracy by fostering the free exchange of ideas, providing a nonpartisan meeting ground.
  • The CRRL affirms its commitment to sponsor and support the lively arts and to cooperate with all community resource providers to enhance the quality of life for area citizens by enriching their experiences and expanding their cultural horizons.

Director's Welcome

Director's Welcome


Library Director Martha Hutzel welcomes you to the Central Rappahannock Regional Library.





Library History

Captain Wallace

Wallace Library:
Read "A Tale of Two Libraries" and learn about the founding of the Wallace Library, Fredericksburg's first public library.

The Central Rappahannock Regional Library:
Follow a timeline tracing library development in the region.

Library Awards

Library Awards


Read about the CRRL's awards and staff achievements.