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Storytimes With Ripple

Posted about 2 years ago by Phil Shepard
Posted in Book Reviews
Ripple LOVES Richmond Public Libraries and making new friends! That’s why he’s sharing one of his favorite stories and letting everyone’s imagination sing during special story times at your local […]
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Supporting Mental Health at the Library

Posted about 2 years ago by Phil Shepard
In July, Virginia implemented the nationwide 988 hotline number to provide free and confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline offers […]
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The Richmond Public Library Receives Inaugural Commonwealth History Fund Grant

Posted about 2 years ago by Phil Shepard
Richmond, VA – It is with great excitement that we announce Richmond Public Library is one of 12 inaugural recipients to receive a grant from the Virginia Museum History & […]
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See a Flag? We Have a Book Recommendation

Posted about 2 years ago by Phil Shepard
Posted in Book Reviews
Happy Pride! Thank you to The librarians at Ginter Park for putting together this reading list and pride flag display.
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At-home COVID-19 tests available at select RPL locations

Posted about 2 years ago by Phil Shepard
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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Ghost of Tsushima and Jidaigeki Reading Lists

Posted about 4 years ago by Phil Shepard
The sun is sinking and the golden hour is in full form. The season is autumn. The Japanese maples are a deep red and the gingko leaves a brilliant yellow. […]
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Upcoming Indie Releases for 2020

Posted about 4 years ago by Phil Shepard
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Macmillan eBook Embargo

Posted about 4 years ago by Phil Shepard
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Long Live the Pond Scum

Posted about 5 years ago by Phil Shepard
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We can all agree, the world is a pretty fascinating place comprised of the tiniest microbes to the tallest mountains and deepest oceans. But beyond the grandeur sits a more […]
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Travel Traditions

Posted about 6 years ago by Phil Shepard
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Now that summer’s finally leaving and fall seems right around the corner, many of us who have busy summers are entering into vacation season. That means choosing what to bring […]
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