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Tax Time!

Posted about 4 days ago by Lindy Gellings
It’s everyone’s favorite time of year… tax season! Taxes leave many of us confused and frustrated, but Richmond Public Libraries are here to help. Read on to learn more about […]
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Black History Books: A 2023 Review

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
In Virginia, it is generally believed that African American History began with the importation of West Africans into Jamestown in 1619. After the Civil War, the Daughters of the Confederacy […]
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Cozy Reads for these Long Winter Nights

Posted about 2 months ago by Lindy Gellings
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RPL Staff’s Most Anticipated Reads of 2023

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
With a new year brings lots of excitement surrounding the release of new books. And, no one is more excited for these than our staff here at Richmond Public Library. […]
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Author Talk: Margaret Edds & “What The Eyes Can’t See”

Posted about 4 months 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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New Art at Main! The Conjurer Revealed…

Posted about 5 months 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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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month @ RPL

Posted about 6 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 6 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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Common Book Reading List

Posted about 6 months ago by Meg Raymond
We hope you are looking forward to the upcoming programs that the Richmond Public Library has planned in support of the 2022 VCU Common Book,  The Organ Thieves. Whether you […]
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By Teens, For Teens – A Study in Scarlet, Robinson Crusoe & Animal Farm

Posted about 7 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
This week for our By Teens, For Teens blog post, VolunTEEN David G., age 14. has written a few book reviews for you. If you are a lover of classic […]
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