LibraryPoint Blog

Keep up-to-date with the latest news about the Central Rappahannock Regional Library.
Fri, 02/27/2009 - 9:29am
Library catalog

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.

Tue, 03/24/2009 - 3:33pm
Works by Stephanie Bingham Woolsey

See sculpture and mixed media works by Stephanie Bingham Woolsey through February in the Atrium.

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 10:59am

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.


Tue, 02/10/2009 - 2:13pm

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.

Tue, 02/10/2009 - 2:16pm

A thousand librarians and publishers gathered in Denver on Monday to hear the announcement of the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott and other youth media awards.

Tue, 02/10/2009 - 2:27pm
A Top Ten American Library

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. 

Tue, 03/24/2009 - 3:35pm
CRRL Presents Tops 100 in 2008

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.   

Tue, 02/10/2009 - 2:41pm
Simplify, Simplify, Simplify

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.

Thu, 05/06/2010 - 11:11am

Celebrate the New Year by attending First Night Fredericksburg in downtown Fredericksburg. The Headquarters Library is proud to host several live performances as part of the festivities. To see a schedule, event map, and for more information, visit the First Night web site:  Stop by the Headquarters Atrium Gallery now to see a complete collection of First Night buttons, spanning all 15 years of the events' history.

Tue, 02/10/2009 - 2:45pm
Reading Room: Hot and Muggy: Mystery in the Tropics

So maybe you're not one of the lucky ones spending the holidays in some exotic tropical locale. That doesn't mean you're left out in the cold! Take a direct flight to the tropics with these hot and humid mysteries.