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May Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 3 days ago by Louis Maranski
Welcome back to the next installment in our new series of blog posts featuring children’s books we’re currently loving! “Book Chat with the Youth Services Team” features one book recommendation […]
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At-home COVID-19 tests available at select RPL locations

Posted about 5 days ago by Simms Toomey
The Richmond Public Library is working with the Richmond and Henrico Health Districts to provide FREE at-home COVID-19 tests on a first come, first serve basis at five locations: Main […]
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By Teens, For Teens – Junk Boy & The Hate U Give

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
Are you enjoying our By Teens, For Teens blog posts? We sure hope so! We have two new contributions this week. First up, a book review of Junk Boy by Tony […]
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World Autism Awareness Month

Posted about 3 weeks ago by April Freeman
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April is World Autism Awareness Month, so here at Richmond Public Library we would like to take a moment to acknowledge our patrons and staff members who either are autistic […]
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YAVA Award Celebration

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Nico D'Archangel
Join us for our annual Young Adult Virginia (YAVA) Award Celebration! This year our theme is “Into the Forest” and we have an enchanted afternoon planned.  Meet and mingle with […]
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By Teens, For Teens – A Thousand Splendid Suns & The Last Thing He Told Me

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
This week for our By Teens, For Teens blog post, VolunTEEN Elaina S., age 15. has written two book reviews for you. Although both of these books are classified as […]
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April Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 1 month ago by Louis Maranski
Welcome back to the next installment in our new series of blog posts featuring children’s books we’re currently loving! “Book Chat with the Youth Services Team” features one book recommendation […]
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Read a Book About Food — 2022 RAD Reading Challenge for Teens

Posted about 1 month ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back to another month of the RAD Reading Challenge, RPL style! If you missed my prior posts, you can find them all linked at the bottom of this post. […]
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Being a Public Library Worker: A Love Letter

Posted about 1 month ago by Nico D'Archangel
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By Tori Nunnally As a librarian, often people ask me if “e-books & streaming” scare me or cause me to worry if I will have a job in the future. […]
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By Teens, For Teens – Love Medicine & The Shining

Posted about 1 month ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back for this week’s installment of By Teens, For Teens! This week we have two reviews for your reading pleasure, one on a book featuring Indigenous characters and one […]
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