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Browsing the New Book Shelves: new nonfiction about work

Meg Raymond

Posted in nonfiction | Reading Recommendations |

At Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website, and now that we’ve moved into the next phase of limited re-opening, the new book shelves are available for browsing again. But still, sometimes you want your options a little more … curated. We can do that! Your library has gotten some great books about work that look really interesting. Although work for many of us has changed, and may continue to change, these titles ...

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Jul
13

COVID Haiku

Laura Price

Posted in Poetry | Writing |

Gentle, dappled light,Through semi-shaded windows,Waiting for someone.Eyes above the masks,Fearful yet still hopeful--Can I be of help?Masks cannot obscureSmiles and grins and gladness.We are glad you’re here!Someone approaches--“I’m so happy you’re ok.We missed you, you know.”“We missed you as well!”My heartfelt yet sad reply.Who might not return?...

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Jul
10

Browsing the New Book Shelves: new nonfiction books about your brain

Meg Raymond

Posted in Book Reviews | nonfiction | Reading Recommendations |

At Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website, and now that we've moved into the next phase of limited re-opening, the new book shelves will be available for browsing again. But still, sometimes you want your options a little more … curated. We can do that! Your library has some great new books on the brain science behind many of our common problems, pitfalls, and other characteristics dictated by our unique brain che...

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Jul
06