But WHY do Millennials use the library the most?

You may have seen this report by CNN and Pew Research earlier this summer that Millennials, the generation currently age 18 to 35, are actually the biggest library users. According to Pew Research, 53% of Millennials visited a library or mobile library in the previous year (does not include campus libraries), whereas only 45% of…

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10 Dazzling Literary Quotes

Here are some gorgeous quotes from some of our favorite authors, as motivation to pick up a great book, do something creative, or just get out there and live life! What are your favorite author quotes??   Blog by Daniela.

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Book Recs for Middle School Students

Wondering what book your Middle School student should read next? Fairfax County Public Schools put together a middle school reading list for students. Here are some of our favorites. Al Capone Does My Shirts Al Capone Does My Shirts is a coming of age story about a boy named Moose whose family moves to Alcatraz when…

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AP English Reading List

Meet our New Intern My name is Daniela, and I am the Foundation’s intern for the month of July. I was assigned here by the Fairfax County Youth Leadership Program, which I applied to last fall. FCYLP matches students accepted into their program with an internship within the county government based on each student’s interests….

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Fairfax Library Foundation Welcomes 7 New Members to the Board of Directors

Fairfax Library Foundation is thrilled to welcome seven new members to its Board of Directors for the start of its 2018 fiscal year, beginning July 1, 2017. Fairfax Library Foundation is a nonprofit organization that works to enhance Fairfax County Public Library. While the Foundation works closely with library administration and the Library Board of Trustees,…

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Summer Reading Recommendations 2017

In order to promote reading throughout the summer, Fairfax County Public Library incentivizes reading with its Summer Reading Adventure program, which the Foundation is proud to help sponsor. From June 23 to September 2, babies through 12th graders can participate in the program, and the reward is a coupon book with a variety of prizes…

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Announcing Mohsin Hamid

Fairfax Library Foundation is proud to sponsor New York Times Bestselling author Mohsin Hamid at the 2017 Fall for the Book Festival Fairfax Library Foundation is honored to sponsor a premier author in the upcoming Fall for the Book Festival, New York Times bestselling author Mohsin Hamid. The Fall for the Book Festival is an annual…

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Why It Matters – A Scholarship Testimonial

As a high school senior I felt bombarded with a lot of life decisions, the greatest of them all, of course, being college – where to go, what to study, and how to pay for it. In the midst of the stress of making these decisions, a great deal of relief came from receiving scholarships….

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