Our Belmont Branch will close today, 1/20/2022, at 2:30pm due to a maintenance issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Effective September 23, 2021, and until further directed, all city employees, contracted vendors, sub-contracted employees, and visitors are required to wear a mask while working or visiting any city owned or operated facility. Masks shall be worn, covering both the nose and mouth, regardless of vaccination status.

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Do you HOOPLA?

Meg Raymond
January 19, 2022
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Do you HOOPLA? Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows Richmond Public Library card holders to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows - up to six borrows per month.  Hoopla content can be accessed on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV!  Borrowed content can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.   (Pro tip: download content to your device from any library branch, using RPL wi-fi, and then read, watch, or listen at...

Programs That Will Send A Chill Down Your Spine!

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The last two weeks of October are undoubtedly the spookiest time of the year. Each day, the sun goes down earlier and earlier. The wind seems to follow us down the street, stirring up piles of dead leaves behind us. Bare tree branches sway against a gloomy, gray sky. It's almost Halloween! Check out these upcoming RPL programs for a mix of tricks, treats, and community! For some spooky book suggestions, check out this blog post from RPL Bookologist! Make & Take Halloween Jars All Day, Oct. 20 - Nov. 2, East End Library Turn your...

Learning to Love Our Autumn Years

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“Grow old with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made…”             Robert Browning The official start of autumn, also known as the fall equinox, occurred on September 22nd. It kicked off what many folks consider a generally pleasant time of year. There’s lots to love about autumn: cooler temps, changing leaves, a gentler light…. However, when the term is applied to human aging, the autumn of life conjures images of declining health and...

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Our Belmont Branch will close today, 1/20/2022, at 2:30 PM due to a maintenance issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Do you know a Virginia author who published a book for teens in 2021? Nominate them for the YAVA Award! Winner of the award receives a cash prize 💰📚🎉