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1  General / Library Announcements / Parking on Saturday June 9 @ the Library on: June 08, 2018, 09:16:35 AM
The custodial staff at BFA-Fairfax will be power sweeping the parking lot in front of the Library tomorrow, Sat. June 9.
 During this work, Library patrons should park at the white house (former town offices) or on the verge across from the flagpole.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
2  General / Library Announcements / New books in! on: May 23, 2018, 10:36:15 AM
New May 23, 2018

The Cast                  Danielle Steel
How to Be Safe               Tom McAllister
How to Walk Away            Katherine Center
I’ve Got My Eyes on You      Mary Higgins Clark
If We Had Known            Elise Juska
By Invitation Only            Dorothea Benton Frank
The Essex Serpent            Sarah Perry
The Hellfire Club            Jake Tapper
My Mother’s Son            David Hirshberg
Noir                     Christopher Moore
The Queen of Sorrow         Sarah Beth Durst
The Seasonaries            Janna King Kalichman
Tangerine                  Christine Mangan
The Theory of Love            Margaret Bradham Thornton   West Like Lightning            Jim Defelice
Wicked River               Jenny Milchman

American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West
                        Nate Blakeslee
Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You’ll Never Hear                                Carl Hiaasen
Braving It:  A Father, A Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the
                        Alaskan Wild                 James Campbell
To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism
                        Gregory Ross
Dear Madam President:An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World                   Jennifer Palmieri
Failure is an Option: an Attempted Memoir         
H. Jon Benjamin
Garfield Eats and Runs         Jim Davis
The Girl Who Smiled Beads      Clemantine Wamariya
Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro               Rachel Slade
Mommy Burnout: How to Reclaim Your Life and Raise Healthier Children in the Process            Dr. Sheryl Ziegler
Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children
                        Thich Nhat Hanh
The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath
                        Leslie Jamison
Unified: How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country
                        Tim Scott
The Walking Dead: Here’s Negan   
                        Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 29   Robert Kirkman
How to Change Your Mind      Michael Pollan

Audiobooks on CD

Sometimes I Lie            Alice Feeney
3  Fairfax News / Current News & Events / Story Walk on the Rec. Path: Kick-off Party this Saturday 5/19 (rain date 6/9) on: May 14, 2018, 10:25:19 AM
Take a stroll down the bike path and enjoy reading a story page by page. It starts near the pavilion and runs the entire length of the bike path. There will be a new story every month from May through October!

This wonderful opportunity is brought to you by a grant from RiseVT and partnership between the Fairfax Community Library and the Fairfax Parks & Recreation Department.

Join in the kick-off party on Saturday, May 19th (rain date June 9th) from 10-12 at the Rec. Path. Bouncy House, refreshments, games for kids! Fun for all Ages. And of course, walk the path and read the May book: First Peas to the Table.
4  General / Library Announcements / New Books in @ the Library on: May 10, 2018, 01:46:44 PM
New May 8, 2018

Adjustment Day            Chuck Palahniuk
Circe                     Madeline Miller
A Column of Fire            Ken Follett      
The Crooked Staircase         Dean Koontz
The Designs for Lord Rando      Stephanie Laurens
The Forgotten Road            Richard Paul Evans
Head On                  John Scalzi
Heads of the Colored People   Nafissa Thompson-Spires
The High Tide Club            Mary Kay Andrews
The Only Story               Julian Barnes
Our Little Secret            Roz Nay
The Perfect Mother            Aimee Molloy
A Place at Our Table         Amy Clipston
Princess                  James Patterson
Old Black Magic               Robert B. Parker
Room on the Porch Swing      Amy Clipston
Shattered Mirror            Iris Johansen
The Sixth Day               Catherine Coulter
The Soul of a Thief            Steven Hartov
That Kind of Mother            Rumaan Alam
Twenty-One Days            Anne Perry
Twisted Prey               John Sandford
An Unkindness of Ghosts      Rivers Solomon
Varina                     Charles Fraxier
Warlight                  Michael Ondaatje
You Think It, I’ll Say It         Curtis Sittenfeld


Darwin Comes to Town         Menno Schilthuizen
Evicted: a Poverty and Profit in the American City
                        Matthew Desmond
Fodor’s Montreal & Quebec      Chris Barry
Monstress: Volume II         Marjorie M. Liu
The Opposite of Hate         Sally Kohn
Rick Steves Great Britain      Rick Steves
The Road to Dawn:Josiah Henson and the Story That Sparked the Civil War                         Jared Brock

Audiobooks: Fiction
Telling Tales                 Ann Cleeves   
5  General / Library Announcements / 13 New Games Just In! on: April 30, 2018, 04:21:36 PM
New Games 4/30/18
First Orchard
Sleeping Queens
Scramble Squares
Very hungry Caterpillar Spin & Seek ABCs
Zip It
6  General / Library Announcements / New items in today on: April 30, 2018, 10:53:55 AM
New items in today:
A Higher Loyalty by James Comey
Love and Ruin audio book on CD by Paula McLain
7  General / Library Announcements / Boatload of New-To-Us (Donated) DVDs on: March 29, 2018, 07:38:43 PM
New-to-Us DVDs 3/27/18
2001: A Space Odyssey
The Abyss
Allosaurus: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special
American Beauty
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Big Fish
Blood Work
Cast Away
Catch Me If You Can
Cold Mountain
The Count of Monte Cristo
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
The Emperor’s Club
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
The Family Man
The French Connection
Full Metal Jacket
The Full Monty
Ghosts of Mars
Grand Canyon
The Grifters
Hollow Man
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
The Hunt for Red October
Intolerable Cruelty
Iron Monkey
Johnny English
Kill Bill
A Knight’s Tale
The Ladykillers
Last Samurai
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Little Britain
Man on Fire
Meet the Fockers
Men of Honor
Minority Report
The Missing
Mrs. Harris
Mr. 3000
The Mummy
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
The Natural
Nutty but Nice
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Open Range
The Others
The Patriot
The Princess Bride
Rat Race
Resident Evil
Reign of Fire
Secret Window
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Slap Shot
Something’s Gotta Give
Sweet Home Alabama
Tears of the Sun
The Terminal
Thelma & Louise
Tin Cup
Under The Tuscan Sun
Waking Ned Devine
X2: X-Men United

Beauty and the Beast
Cats & Dogs
Cheaper by the Dozen
The Road to El Dorado
Monsters, Inc.
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
The Secret of N∙I∙M∙H
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

8  General / Library Announcements / Library Closing early @ 2 pm today Wed. 2/7 on: February 07, 2018, 01:09:42 PM
The Library will be closing at 2:00 pm today (Wed. 2/7) so our staff can get home safely. We apologize for any inconvenience.
9  General / Library Announcements / New Library Books on: January 24, 2018, 12:22:58 PM
New 01/24/18
Bluebird, Bluebird   Attica Locke
The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place   Alan Bradley
Dark in Death  J.D. Robb

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House      Michael Wolff
10  General / Library Announcements / Tech Help Drop in program postponed until Saturday 1/20 on: January 12, 2018, 10:00:21 PM
Tech Help drop in has been moved from tomorrow to NEXT Saturday, 1/20. Same time, 9-11. Stop in for help with a device or use the library's computers and get help with email, downloading ebooks, printing, whatever you need!
11  General / Library Announcements / New Books, Audio Books in today! on: January 10, 2018, 12:49:15 PM
New 01/09/18
American Drifter      Heather Graham
The Black Painting      Neil Olson
Darker               E.L. James
The Duchess Deal      Tessa Dare
The English Wife      Lauren Willig
Ginny Moon            Benjamin Ludwig
The Hidden Light of Northern Fires   Daren Wang
Eliza Hamilton         Susan Holloway Scott
It Occurs to Me That I Am America: New Stories and Art
                  Multiple contributors
The Music Shop         Rachel Joyce
Oliver Loving         Stefan Merrill Block
A Revolution of Marina M.   Janet Fitch
The Secret, Book & Scone Society   Ellery Adams
Two Girls Down         Louisa Luna
Unbound            Stuart Woods
The Wife Between Us   Greer Hendricks
The Woman in the Window   A.J. Finn      
Fools and Mortals      Bernard Cornwell
The Mitford Murders   Jessica Fellowes
Red Clocks            Leni Zumas


An Appeal to the World: The Way to Peace in a Time of Division   
   Dalai Lama
Baby Steps to STEM: Infant and Toddler Science, Technology,
   Engineering, and Math Activities    Jean Barbre
The Better Brain Solution: How to Start Now - at Any Age - to Reverse and Prevent Insulin Resistance...Sharpen Cognitive Function, and Avoid Memory Loss   Steven Masley

Audio Books on CD
Home Sweet Murder      James Patterson
A Legacy of Spies         John Le Carre
The Princess Diarist         Carrie Fisher

12  General / Library Announcements / Library Volunteer(s) Needed for Saturdays on: January 09, 2018, 01:10:48 PM
The Library is seeking a Saturday volunteer to help with shelving.  Saturdays are always hopping at the Library and we have just one staff person on duty, so we could really use some help! 

We welcome anyone who can do every Saturday, or every other Saturday.  The Library is open 9-1.  Generally our volunteers come for 1 - 2 hours per shift. 

This is a great way to support your library, give back to the community, and even have something to put on your resume!  Students over age 15 are welcome too. If you are interested, please message here or call the Library at 849-2420 and speak to Debbie or
Joy C.
13  General / Library Announcements / School and Library closed today Friday 1/5/18 on: January 05, 2018, 07:55:14 AM
The school and the Library are CLOSED today, Friday 1/5 due to weather. We will re-open tomorrow, Sat. 1/6 at 9:00.
14  General / Library Announcements / December's New Load of Books, DVDs, and More! on: December 14, 2017, 11:40:44 AM
New 12/13/2017
A Duke in Shining Armor      Loretta Chase
Alone on the Shield            Kirk Landers
Awakening                  Marjorie Liu
Dead Woman Walking         S.J. Bolton
Enchantress of Numbers      Jennifer Chiaverini
Every Breath You Take         Mary Higgins Clark
Hate to Want You            Alisha Rai
Heather the Totality         Matthew Weiner
Hope on the Plains            Linda Byler   
Past Perfect                  Danielle Steel
Rebellion                  Molly Patterson
The Body in the Casket         Katherine Hall Page
The Indigo Girl                Natasha Boyd
The Quantum Spy            David Ignatius
Secret of Cavendon            Barbara Taylor Bradford
Someone to Wed:a Westcott Novel Mary Balogh
Star Wars: Phasma            Delilah Dawson
Startup                     Doree Shafrir
The Temptation to be Happy   Lorenzo Marone
Thrawn                     Timothy Zahn
The Tobacconist            Robert Seethaler
Tom Clancy: Power and Empire      Marc Cameron
The Vanishing Season         Joanna Schaffhausen
We’ll Sleep When We’re Old      Pino Corrias
The Whispering Room         Dean R. Koontz
Year One                  Nora Roberts
You Say it First               Susan Mallery


Autism Adulthood:Strategies and Insights for a Fulfilling Life      
   Susan Senator
Fire on the Track: Betty Robinson and the Triumph of the Early
    Olympic Women   Roseanne Montillo
Ignore It!
   How Selectively Looking the Other Way Can Decrease Behavioral
   Problems and Increase Parenting Satisfaction   Catherine Pearlman
Impeachment: a Citizen’s Guide   Cass Sustein
Knock ‘em Dead: the Ultimate Job Search Guide   Martin Yate
Neurotribes: the Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity   
      Steve Silberman
Pushcart Prize XLII: Best of the Small Presses   
   Bill Henderson, editor
The Autism Discussion Page: on   Anxiety, Behavior, School, and
   Parenting Strategies      Bill Nason
The Bright Hour: a Memoir of Living and Dying   Nina Riggs
The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That
    Reveal How to Make Your Life Better   Gretchen Rubin
The Mayflower: the Families, the Voyage and the Founding of America
      Rebecca Fraser
The Mystery Knight      George R. R. Martin
Thyroid Healing: the Truth Behind Hashimoto’s, Graves’, Insomnia,
    Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Nodules & Epstein-Barr   Anthony

Board Books
Baby’s First Words

DVDs for Adults
An Unfinished Life
Blackjack: Complete Ova Series
Dancing at Lughnasa
Elementary: Season 5
Million Dollar Arm
Orphan Black: Season 5
The Green Lantern
The Squid and the Whale

DVDs for Children

Clifford the Big Red Dog: Look Out Clifford & Big Fun in the Sun
Dora the Explorer: Catcgh the Stars
Dora the Explorer: World Adventure
Dora the Explorer: Undercover Dora
Growing Up Wild
Go, Diego, Go: The Great Jaguar Rescue
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?
Kangaroo Jack
Shark Tale
The Magic Schoolbus Takes a Dive
Thomas & Friends: James Goes Buzz Buzz
Tom and Jerry Tales
Where the Wild Things Are
Woodhead Saves the Farm

New-to-Us Non-Fiction
Best-Ever Recipes Every Day Soup      Anne Sheasby

15  General / Library Announcements / Year End Library Hours on: December 14, 2017, 11:23:38 AM
December Hours

Friday, December 22
Saturday, December 23   
Monday, December 25
Tuesday, December 26
Wednesday, December 27
Thursday, December 28
Friday, December 29
Saturday, December 30
Monday, January 1
Tuesday, January 2
Regular hours resume (8:30-8:00)
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