Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, RPL is pausing all in-person services and returning to Curbside Pick-Up Service at all of our locations until September 8.  
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Binge on DVDs

Meg Raymond

Posted in Film | Reading Recommendations |

At the Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website, and now that we’ve moved back a phase to curbside pickup, you need a different way to browse the new book shelves. Even with online browsing, sometimes you want your options a little more … curated. We can do that! The library is always adding great DVDs - new(ish), classics, overlooked gems - we have DVDs for every taste. Some recently acquired DVDs include: Clemency. Bern...

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Aug
10

Browsing the New Book Shelves (While You Can't): Lest We Forget

Meg Raymond

Posted in Reading Recommendations |

At the Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website, and now that we’ve moved back a phase to curbside pickup, you need a different way to browse the new book shelves. But even with digital browsing, sometimes you want your options a little more … curated. We can do that!  Your library has recently acquired some great books on topics that are hard to read about, but stories that should be told, lest we forget. 999: the Extraor...

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Aug
07

COVID Haiku Too

Laura Price

Posted in Poetry | Writing |

haiku

Embraces with words, Smiles behind our masks— “Yes, we’re open now!” Their visits were brief. Patrons here with us, sharing Their long alone times. Only a few days-- Laughter, questions, books and more, Filled our days with fun. Now rooms are still again— No masked grins, no distanced hugs— Quiet like the forest. All that remains are Candy wrappers and brief notes Of those who were here. Yes, we’ll open again, With smiles anew, welcomed back— “We’re...

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Aug
05

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