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November Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 2 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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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October Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 2 months ago by Louis Maranski
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 […]
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month @ RPL

Posted about 2 months 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 2 months 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 months 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 3 months 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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