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News, reviews, and ideas you can use from librarians and library staff at RPL

Celebrate Juneteenth with RPL’s YA Collection

Posted about 1 week ago by Genevievre Gray
Juneteenth marks a very important day in American history. On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger and around 2,000 Union troops ordered the final enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation […]
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June Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 1 week ago by Lisa Wiertel
Welcome to the another 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 […]
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Storytime at Home: Beach Days

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Sarah Fenninger
Welcome to the Storytime at Home series! Every other week, we share a list of book options tied to a kid-approved theme, a craft you can set up to go […]
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Celebrating YA LGBTQ+ Voices

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Genevievre Gray
Happy Pride Month from Richmond Public Library! Celebrate by checking out some of our diverse YA books written by LGBTQ+ authors and/or featuring LGBTQ+ main characters.
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Children’s Books Set In Richmond and Virginia! (Part 2)

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Lisa Wiertel
This is the 2nd installment of a series of blog posts highlighting children’s books that include Richmond and Virginia as the location. It is always fun to read books that […]
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Find Your Next Great Read @ the Library

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
Posted in Book Reviews
Richmond Public Library has something for everyone Check out these new or newly updated booklists on the RPL Readers page All Five Senses fiction you can see, hear, feel, smell, […]
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Storytime at Home: Adventure!

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Sarah Fenninger
Welcome to the Storytime at Home series! Every other week, we share a list of book options tied to a kid-approved theme, a craft you can set up to go […]
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May Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 1 month ago by Lisa Wiertel
Welcome to the another 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 […]
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Storytime at Home: Bugs!

Posted about 1 month ago by Sarah Fenninger
Welcome to the Storytime at Home series! Every other week, we share a list of book options tied to a kid-approved theme, a craft you can set up to go […]
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Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month – YA Collection

Posted about 1 month ago by Genevievre Gray
Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month from Richmond Public Library! Celebrate by checking out some of our diverse YA books written by AAPI authors and featuring AAPI characters […]
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