Oliver Hill Book Club: On Her Own Ground
November 8, 2021
Join in the Oliver W. Hill Book Club discussion of "On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker" by A'Lelia Bundles. We will be joined virtually by A’Lelia Bundles, journalist, author, and great-great-granddaughter of Madam C. J. Walker who was the first female self-made millionaire in the United States. Ms. Bundles will answers questions about women’s and African American history in her books and the Netflix movie "Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker".
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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.
Teen Spotlight Issue 2
Now - October 25, 2021
We've extended our submission deadline to October 25th! 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!
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