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YAVA Award Celebration

Posted about 1 month 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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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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National Library Week 2022

Posted about 2 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
This year’s theme: Connect With Your Library. Thankfully, there’s so many ways to do that these days! Check out our social media: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, or Twitter! Visit your local […]
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World Water Day

Posted about 2 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
Posted in Book Reviews
What is World Water Day? It’s a United Nations Observance that started in 1993 to celebrate water and bring awareness to the 2 million people living now without access to […]
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Black History Month

Posted about 4 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
Posted in Book Reviews
While February is Black History Month, (celebrated in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.) black history can and should be learned/taught/acknowledged all year round by everyone. It’s about honoring the […]
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Banned Books Week 2021

Posted about 8 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
This year’s Banned Books Week theme is Books Unite Us, Censorship Divides Us. I personally find this to be a universal truth. With a book I can be a cyborg […]
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Unusual Book Lists

Posted about 9 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
Every person at a circulation desk can tell you a story or thirty about a patron who can’t remember a title but remembers part of the cover. Sometimes we can […]
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Black Lives Matter: Kids Edition

Posted about 1 year ago by Nico D'Archangel
    It may be a New Year but these issues are still as prevalent as ever. Kids are never too young to start learning about the world around them. […]
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It’s Okay to NOT Be Okay

Posted about 2 years ago by Nico D'Archangel
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Absolutely everyone is going through at least something. Most are having to deal with more than one worry. Know this also, just because someone may have it worse than you does not mean your troubles aren't worth concern. You. Are. VALID.
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2019 Releases from African American Authors

Posted about 2 years ago by Nico D'Archangel
In honor of African American History Month, I decided to showcase some fantastic new releases from African American authors. Books by these authors don’t always get the recognition they deserve […]
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