Author Talk with 2021 YAVA Award Winner Brynne Rebele-Henry
October 9, 2021
Join us for this special virtual program with 2021 YAVA Award winner Brynne Rebele-Henry! Rebele-Henry will discuss her book, "Orpheus Girl," and how the themes of LGBT activism and art influenced her. There will be a brief Q&A following the discussion, and we'll be raffling off two of her books!
Request your copies of “Rising”
Richmond Public Library is partnering with VCU to bring the 2021-2022 Common Book selection, “Rising” by Elizabeth Rush, to book clubs throughout the city. If your book club is interested in reading "Rising," please fill out our form and request your copies today! Books made available by the Richmond Public Library Foundation.
The Urban Fiction Experience
September 25, 2021
Main Library - Gellman Room & Dooley Foyer
Experience urban fiction at its finest with NYT Best-Selling Author Nikki Turner, Richmond Poet Laureate Roscoe Burnems, and other notable urban fiction authors. Features author workshops, readings, and chances to talk with some great authors.
September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World
Visit our Main Library to view "September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World," a poster exhibit provided by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. This exhibit presents the history of 9/11, its origins, and its ongoing implications. It explores the consequences of terrorism on individual lives and communities at the local, national, and international levels, and encourages critical thinking about the legacies of 9/11. The exhibit can be found on the 2nd floor of the Main Library in the hallway leading toward our administrative offices. We hope you will stop by as a way to remember this day in our history.
Read Up, Richmond
October 13, 2021
Richmond Public Library is pleased to welcome acclaimed authors Kiese Laymon ("Heavy," "How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America") and Mira Jacob ("Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations," "The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing") in conversation. Audience Q&A will follow the discussion, and attendees will have the chance to win a copy of "How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America" or "Good Talk!"
Master Gardener Virtual Help Desk
Fall planting is right around the corner, and we have you covered with gardening help from two Master Gardeners. It's simple. Submit your questions and one of our gardening experts will respond to your question. You'll receive an email with the response, and your answer will join the ranks among our growing repository of helpful gardening information!
Teen Spotlight Issue 2
Now - September 25, 2021
Teen Spotlight is accepting submissions for its Fall 2021 publication. The theme for this issue is reimagining a traditional tale. Fairy tales, folklore, mythology, historical events - the options are endless!
Support Your Library with Amazon Smile
Shop Amazon Smile and choose Richmond Public Library as your designated charity. Amazon Smile has the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on Amazon Smile, the Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to RPL!