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November Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

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Welcome to the latest installment in our series of blog posts featuring children's books we're currently loving! "Book Chat with the Youth Services Team" features one book recommendation from each of our Youth Services team members. We cover a variety of books from fiction to non-fiction, picture books to chapter books, graphic novels and more! We hope that this month's reading recommendations get you excited about some awesome new books we've added to our collection as well as some oldies but goodies....

October Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

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Happy October everyone! Welcome to the next installment in our series of blog posts featuring children's books we're currently loving! "Book Chat with the Youth Services Team" features one book recommendation from each of our Youth Services team members. We cover a variety of books from fiction to non-fiction, picture books to chapter books, graphic novels and more! We hope that this month's reading recommendations get you excited about some awesome new books we've added to our collection as well as some oldies but goodies....

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month @ RPL

Jennifer Deuell
September 21, 2022
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September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic American Heritage Month! Please join us in paying tribute to the many generations of Hispanic Americans who have enriched and positively influenced our nation. We have several fun events planned to celebrate the history and culture of these peoples. We hope you'll attend one or more and join in the fun! Taino Rock Carvings Belmont — Monday, September 26 @ 4:30 PM https://rvalibrary.libcal.com/event/9252584 Get to know the history of the Taino, an indigenous people that many...

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Join us for a special rendition of "A Christmas Carol" performed by Virginia Theatre Machine. This outdoor stage provides "a new twist on drive-in theatre" and will take place at our Westover Hills Branch on Wednesday, 12/14 at 6 PM with a rain date of 12/21.

Join us for the popular “Sweet Potatoes Live at the Gellman Room” with members Johnny Hargrove, guitar, Reyna Pannell, vocals, Stephon Larue, drums, and Brian Cruise, bass.

This Gellman Room Concert will be held Sat., 12/10 at 2 PM at the Main Library.

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Join us for our monthly First Friday celebration, 12/2 @ 6:30 @ the Main Library. We'll be kicking off a new month of exhibits from artists - Focus Group Camera Club; William Parrish; Martin T. Evans MD & Venkat Santosh, MD; & Olga Rokhmanyuk. Live music provided by Modern Totem.