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

Stuck at home? Go on a YA road trip!

Jennifer Deuell

Posted in Book Reviews | Reading Recommendations | Teens |

#ireadya #roadtrip #teenreads #teens #travel #yabooks

It's summer and many of us associate this time of year with traveling. Whether it's a trip to the beach, a visit with family in another state, or a day trip to another city, many of us look forward to taking a trip during the summer. Unfortunately, this year that may not be in the cards for those of us who are staying safer at home. This is not only disappointing, but it takes away a welcome respite from the monotony of being at home. Although books may not be able to provide the physical relief...

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Jul
31