The Fairfax County Public Library released a list of the top five books checked out the most from each genre.
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Friday, January 4
Wondering what were the most popular books in Fairfax County this year? Here are the top five based on the top 100 checkouts from Fairfax County Public Library in adult, teen and children. The Hunger Games Trilogy leads with a combined 10,330 checkouts on all three titles. Dr. Seuss has staying power with 9,822 checkouts and John Grisham’s The Litigators has 4,868 making it the most popular title in the system. Adult Top Five Fiction The Litigators by John Grisham V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton The Drop by Michael Connelly Zero Day by David Baldacci Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich Top Five Nonfiction Unbroken: a World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, …
The library system is looking for speakers.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Fairfax County's Public Libraries are looking for a few good geeks. The “Geek the Library” campaign encourages the public to talk about what they “geek out” on, whether it's art, politics, movies, comics or anything else. “This is a fun campaign that we hope will get residents talking about the valuable role of the library,” Edwin S. Clay III, library director, said in a prepared statement. Residents can pick up Geek the Library materials at their local branch and sign a GeekBoard. Library Facebook and Twitter followers can post what they Geek online. To find out how you can support the library visit the Geek page on the library’s website. The Geek the Library campaign is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Fairfax Library…