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Adults and 50-Plus

You may be surprised to discover the variety of activities offered at the library. Visit us for reading recommendations, technology assistance, special events, research help, retirement planning resources and more.


November is National Novel Writing Month! We hope to see you at the some of our events!

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NaNoWriMo @ Richard Byrd Library
Reach your goal of 50,000 words at the Richard Byrd Library! Write here, there, anywhere! For the entire month, you can record your progress in the library. No registration required! Call or come into the library to record progress.

How to Create Professional-Quality Book Files with Pressbooks
Public Are you ready to turn your manuscript into a professional-quality eBook or print-ready book file? Whether you’re a seasoned author with multiple completed works or you’re just getting started writing a brand-new project, you can create beautifully designed book files for free with Fairfax County Public Library’s Pressbooks Public tool. Virtual Event. Wednesday, November 17, 7 p.m. Register.

How to Get Your eBooks into Public Libraries with the Indie Author Project
Are you a self-published or aspiring author looking to reach new readers? Join us to learn how you can expand your readership and gain new exposure through public libraries with the Indie Author Project. This non-exclusive program helps indie authors get their eBooks into participating libraries throughout Virginia, and potentially all across the U.S. and Canada. Virtual Event. Wednesday, November 30, 7 p.m. Register.

See more library NaNoWriMo events. 

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