Gellman Room Concert Livestream: Christopher Ahart, Robert Gallagher
Saturday, January 23
Online - 2pm
An afternoon of art songs and arias, from composers such as Schumann, Handel and Butterworth presented by Christopher Ahart, tenor, and Robert Gallagher, piano.
YAVA 2022 Nominations Open
January 15 - February 15
It’s time to nominate your favorite Young Adult Virginia Author for the 2022 YAVA Award! The winning author will be recognized and receive a cash prize at the 2022 YAVA Award Celebration at Richmond Public Library on April 16, 2022.
Author Talk with Dr. Ryan Smith
February 2 @ 6pm
In this talk, Dr. Ryan Smith will discuss his latest book, an exploration of the history and recovery of more than a dozen burial grounds in Richmond, Virginia, through the lens of race. Registration is required.
Richmond’s Poet Laureate
The City of Richmond has selected its first poet laureate, Douglas Powell, known in the community by his stage name, Roscoe Burnems. Burnems is a poet, published author, spoken-word artist, comedian and teacher. The first ever Richmond Poet Laureate has proposed interweaving poetry into public visual art projects, hosting spoken-word competitions and showcases for youth, and partnering with Richmond Public Library system to organize a series of accessible workshops.
Effective December 28
We are open for curbside services. Need books, movies, programs? Visit our reopening page to find out more. Or contact your nearest library for more information.
Richmond Public Library App
Download the new Richmond Public Library app today! With our new app for Apple and Android devices, the library is at your fingertips. Browsing the catalog, managing your account and downloading ebooks have never been easier!