Library Week in Fairfax County! (4/12/2017 update)

What’s special about the Fairfax County Public Library? 

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We’re part of the community:

  • 22 branches throughout the county, and access services;
  • 4 to 5 million visitors every year;
  • A safe place for visitors of all ages and backgrounds.

Incredible Collections:

  • 12 million items checked out each year;
  • One of 49 libraries nationwide with over 1 million eBook downloads;
  • Best selling titles to the classics—we have them all.

We use advanced technologies in our services and for hands-on learning:

  • You can use the self check-out kiosk;
  • Search a title in our online catalog;
  • Learn how to use a 3D printer or operate a drone.

Programming for people of all ages (examples):

  • Early literacy events;
  • English as a second language;
  • Laser Cutting in TechShop or join a Teen Advisory Board;
  • Retirement planning for seniors.


  • Professional librarians help us sort through the information overload of our digital society;
  • Library staff help us find credible sources;
  • Librarians offer us guidance, from researching a paper to writing a business plan.

Library Week by the Day

Each day features a profile of the extraordinary people and services of the library.

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