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

Cozy Reads for these Long Winter Nights

Posted about 3 days ago by Lindy Gellings
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RPL Staff’s Most Anticipated Reads of 2023

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
With a new year brings lots of excitement surrounding the release of new books. And, no one is more excited for these than our staff here at Richmond Public Library. […]
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January Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Louis Maranski
Happy New Year, Readers! 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 […]
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The Ultimate Annual Richmond Public Library Staff Pick List: 2022 Edition

Posted about 1 month ago by Jennifer Deuell
Here’s to one more year in the books! We hope you’ve had as great a reading year as we’ve had. We love recommending great books all year long, but we […]
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December Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 1 month ago by Louis Maranski
Happy Holidays, Readers! 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 […]
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November Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 2 months ago by Louis Maranski
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 […]
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Author Talk: Margaret Edds & “What The Eyes Can’t See”

Posted about 2 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
Margaret Edds will discuss her new book and sign copies available for purchase from Book People. Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 6:30 pm in the Gellman Room at the Main Library […]
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Library Myths

Posted about 3 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
#1 Libraries only have books In addition to books (both large-print and standard) we have audio book cd’s, DVD’s, graphic novels for all ages, sheet music, music cd’s, zines, book […]
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Read a Celeb Memoir — 2022 RAD Reading Challenge for Teens

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Hey hey readers! Welcome back to my next installment of the RAD Reading Challenge…RPL Style! For those of you that are new here, I’ve taken on local book blogger Rachel […]
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New Art at Main! The Conjurer Revealed…

Posted about 3 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
The City of Richmond Public Art Commission & Richmond Public Library invite you to a talk by artist Rob Womack to celebrate the reinstallation of his multi-panel painting, The Conjuror […]
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