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Roy B. Stone, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Fairfax
July 30, 2014 10:15AM

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BARK Read to a Therapy Dog
August 2, 2014 2:00PM to 3:00PM

For children of all ages. Sit back, relax, and spend time one-on-one reading aloud to a trained therapy dog. A dog can help take the...

August 2, 2014 3:00PM to 5:00PM

For children of all ages. Our engaging STAR (Storytelling and Reading) volunteer Morgan will read books aloud to children of all ages....

August 4, 2014 3:00PM to 4:00PM

For children of all ages. Join us on Mondays when our wonderful STAR (storytelling and reading) volunteer Kathy reads books aloud to...

August 5, 2014 10:30AM to November 4, 2014 8:30AM

The Fairfax Book Club meets the first Tuesday of each month and welcomes new members. The March selection is Stones from the River, the...

August 6, 2014 10:15AM

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August 6, 2014 11:00AM

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August 9, 2014 3:00PM to 5:00PM

For children of all ages. Our engaging STAR (Storytelling and Reading) volunteer Morgan will read books aloud to children of all ages....

August 13, 2014 10:15AM

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