Civic Center Library will be closed for upgrades Apr 16-30. Reopening tentatively set for May 1. More details.

Summer is a great time for reading and picnics.  The library has some fun recipes for picnics and barbecues. Try them and delight your family and friends.You can share your favorite summer...
This installment: a touching film about relationships; a blockbuster thriller; a novel about academic  pressure; and a Finnish mystery.    Beginners A touching film about...
Sign up for summer reading at your local library or online!  Here are some "delicious" books to read and share:
June is Adopt a Cat Month
It’s kitten season, and millions of adorable kittens are flooding animal shelters across the country.  At this time of the year it’s harder for shelters to find homes for their...
This installment: books aid the biggest transition of all; Kingsolver’s latest; a dark, funny, redemptive novel; and an English comedy of manners based in Morocco.    The End of...
June 8th is the start of the 2013 Adult Summer Reading Program: Reading is so Delicious.   So my thoughts have naturally turned to food, books and summer travel.  Have you ever picked...
Light Waves by local artist David Kroll
“Photography explores the unknown, sometimes it captures something that we usually have seen but did not know was there.” - David KrollVisit the Fairfax Library during the month of June...
It doesn't get better than digging in the dirt---especially when you're planting a garden!  Here are some great books to share for ideas on gardening with kids:
The first Thursday of every month 6th - 12th graders turn in reviews from Advance Reader copies of books they took from the last meeting. Interested in participating? Contact Carla A. the teen...
 This installment: dementia plus recipes (sad and funny); a mystery set in Virginia;  caregiving by default; and a charming Brooklyn soap opera     All Gone by Alix...