Reading Lists
Winter Feasts: Fast or Slow

Whether you're short on time or want something that's been simmering for hours, a sit-down meal with friends and/or family is a wonderful way to spend a frosty evening.

A-Camping We Will Go

 Late-Elementary and early-Middle School titles featuring wild adventures at camp.

African American Fiction

Fiction, from a wide array of genres, all written by and about African American people.

Astronomy for Everybody

We can reach the stars - with our eyes, our minds, and our spirits. Let these materials guide you to an enlightening pastime.

Books to Screen 2020

Read a book this winter before its adaptation hits the big screen.

Cafe Book 2018-2019

Cafe Book is a partnership between area schools in the City of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford schools and the Central Rappahannock Regional Library. Teens ...
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Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Love is a crazy, amazing emotional roller coaster. Pick one of these books to see why love is called a crazy little thing.

Dangerous Love

Romantic Suspense - it's a genre that combines blood-chilling scenarios with moments of deep romance, and it's a perfect choice for those who like their love stories laced with mystery. 

DIY (Do It Yourself!)

From tech to crafts to home improvement, these DIY books will get you started on something great!

Fresh Start

Are you ready for a new year? Want to start something new such as a hobby or lifestyle? Let these books help guide you to a fresh start no matter what it is.

From Fact to Fiction

We all know the old adage "truth is stranger than fiction," so it is no wonder that some of the greatest works of literature were inspired by actual events. Here is ...
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Gone Graphic

From One Dead Spy to a Witch Boy, check out one of these popular and entertaining children's graphic novels.

Good Reads for 1st & 2nd Grades

These selections are just right for 1st and 2nd graders. 

Good Reads for 3rd Grade

These beginning and chapter books are perfect for 3rd graders.

Good Reads for 4th Grade

These books are just right for children in the 4th grade.

Good Reads for 5th Grade

These chapter books are ideal for children in the 5th grade.

Good Reads for 6th Grade

These books are perfect for those who are in 6th grade.

Good Reads for 7th Grade

Those in 7th grade will enjoy these suggested books.

Good Reads for 8th Grade

Perfect for readers in the 8th grade.

Good Reads for High School

These suggestions are perfect for young adults in high school (9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th grades).

Good Reads for Kindergarten & 1st Grade

These reads are perfect for children in Kindergarten and 1st Grades.

Imaginations Run Wild

Books about the power of imagination, and how much fun you can have with it.

It Starts With You

These young adult reads inspire empathy, or, the act of understanding the feelings of one another.

Modern Romance

Not really a fan of historical romance? Try some of these modern-day romances instead.

Moonshot 1969

In July of 1969, the world watched as the astronauts from Apollo 11 took their first steps on the Moon. Mission accomplished. Learn how and why it was done and who w ...
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Murder Mysteries on Audio

Want to listen to a mystery instead of reading it? Check out these audio CDs and downloadable audiobooks to get started.

Must-Read African American eBooks

Check out an eBook written by outstanding African American authors.

Mysteries for Beginning Readers

A missing apple pie! A desperate duck! A hammock problem?! These mysteries are easy to read and solve.

Shoot for the Stars

Shoot for the stars with these novels of space exploration and other cosmic adventures.

Siblings in Fantasy

Go on amazing adventures with these fantastic siblings in these late-elementary and middle-grade books.

Summertime Flavors

Summer is the perfect time to explore cooking. Check out these suggestions for good cooking, grilling, or baking - for a crowd or for yourself!

Terrific for Toddlers

These titles are great for snuggling up with your little one and reading together.

Terrific Teen Tech Tales

Get into a low or high tech adventure of the virtual kind with these young adult book selections.

The Aliens Have Landed!

What will you do if the aliens land? Brush up on some out-of-this-world fiction, of course!

The Summer of 1969

The summer of 1969 was a turbulent and life-changing summer. America saw men landing on the moon, the Manson murders, the Stonewall riots, and many more impactful ev ...
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The Sun, the Earth, the Moon - oh my!

Dive into our Universe with these children's books all about how the Sun and the Moon affect our planet.

Thrillers Down to the Wire

Psychological thrillers and mysteries where the reader is kept in suspense until the final pages!

Tried and True Children's Audiobooks

 Audiobooks are a great way to revisit the classics or read them for the first time! Try them out on CD or downloadable audiobook.

Under the Sea

Mermaids, sharks, and treasure. You never know what you will find in the sea - and these teen fiction books.

Unsolved Mysteries

Cold cases are tough cases for law enforcement to deal with and often they end up unsolved.  Read these books on unsolved true crime and find yourself in a wormhole.

Urban Fantasy

Stories of the fantastic taking place in a city setting.

Who Doesn't Love Cowboys?

Cowboys. 'Nuff said!

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