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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month @ RPL

Posted about 1 week ago by Jennifer Deuell
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 […]
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Hispanic Life in America by NewsBank

Posted about 1 week ago by Jennifer Deuell
Today marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month which runs September 15-October 15. While we feel that it is important to celebrate Hispanic people and their culture year round, this […]
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September Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Louis Maranski
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 […]
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Read a Book with a Cover You Love — 2022 RAD Reading Challenge for Teens

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
Well, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted about the RAD Reading Challenge. If you didn’t already know, I was out on maternity leave. But I’m back now and ready to […]
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Common Book Reading List

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
We hope you are looking forward to the upcoming programs that the Richmond Public Library has planned in support of the 2022 VCU Common Book,  The Organ Thieves. Whether you […]
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The Organ Thieves – VCU Common Book 2022

Posted about 1 month ago by Ben Himmelfarb
The VCU Common Book is a university-wide initiative focused on welcoming first-year students into the vibrant intellectual culture of VCU. Through a partnership with Richmond Public Library and the Richmond […]
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By Teens, For Teens – A Study in Scarlet, Robinson Crusoe & Animal Farm

Posted about 1 month ago by Jennifer Deuell
This week for our By Teens, For Teens blog post, VolunTEEN David G., age 14. has written a few book reviews for you. If you are a lover of classic […]
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Storytimes With Ripple

Posted about 1 month ago by Phil Shepard
Posted in Book Reviews
Ripple LOVES Richmond Public Libraries and making new friends! That’s why he’s sharing one of his favorite stories and letting everyone’s imagination sing during special story times at your local […]
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August Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 1 month ago by Louis Maranski
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 […]
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August is Virginia Craft Beer Month

Posted about 1 month ago by Nico D'Archangel
  There’s a story poured into every pint of Virginia craft beer. One sip can take you to a tasting room looking out at a beautiful mountain vista while another […]
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