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Celebrate the Days – April

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
Sweet April showers do spring May flowers! Rain, rain, go away – come again another day. April is the kindest (or is it the cruelest?) month. Maybe we all need […]
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Celebrate the Days – March

Posted about 1 month ago by Meg Raymond
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March “comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb”. This month can have all four seasons! There are holidays and observances every day of the month – […]
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Help! Taxes!

Posted about 2 months ago by Meg Raymond
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Last year, the IRS pushed the tax filing deadline to July 15, 2020, for 2019 returns.  So far, the April 15th deadline is in place this year for filing 2020 […]
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The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

Posted about 2 months ago by Meg Raymond
Carter G. Woodson, the “Father of Black History”, established Negro History Week in 1926. He chose the second week in February because of two important birthdays – Frederick Douglass on […]
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Celebrate the Days – February

Posted about 3 months ago by Meg Raymond
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Just because February is the shortest month of the year doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of celebratory days. There are holidays and observances every day in February. Twenty eight reasons […]
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Celebrate the Days – January

Posted about 3 months ago by Meg Raymond
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  Let’s start 2021 with reasons to have a little party every day. There are holidays and observances every day of every month – so many reasons to celebrate!I’m not […]
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Misleading Fiction Titles

Posted about 4 months ago by Meg Raymond
The library has nonfiction books that aim to teach readers new skills. Want to learn to bring old clothes back to life, brew beer, or raise chickens? There are books […]
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November Means NaNoWriMo

Posted about 6 months ago by Meg Raymond
EVERY STORY MATTERS.  START WRITING YOURS. “Writing a novel alone can be difficult, even for seasoned writers. NaNoWriMo helps you track your progress, set milestones, connect with other writers in […]
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Voting Machines! Plus, Political Fiction for Every Political Taste

Posted about 6 months ago by Meg Raymond
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Every four years, the United States elects a new president. For the first 50 years or so of our nation’s history, voting was done in person at the local courthouse […]
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Browsing the New Shelves (While You Can’t) – Life as a Work of Art

Posted about 6 months ago by Meg Raymond
At the Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website, which gives you digital options for browsing the new bookshelves. Add in curbside pickup, and […]
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