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Innovative Women in History

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
INVENTIVE WOMEN IN HISTORY According to the old proverb, “Necessity is the Mother of Invention,” and Mothers of invention have frequently been women. Throughout March, Women’s History Month, Richmond Public […]
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YA Book Pairings: AAPI Heritage Month

Posted about 12 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This monthly celebration recognizes people from the East, the Southeast, the Indian subcontinent and the Pacific Islands.  Although we sometimes group […]
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Posted about 12 months ago by kathryn Coker
Federal Legislation After unsuccessful federal legislative attempts to approve a week during the first 10 days in May as Pacific/Asian American Heritage Week, Congress passed New York Representative Frank Horton‘s House […]
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Celebrating the Year of the Ox

Posted about 1 year ago by Laura Price
It's the Year of the Ox! Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a new book!
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FOUND: The Lost Art of Letter Writing

Posted about 1 year ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Lost or dead. We often see the unhappy plight of an art no longer in use as an indication of cultural decay. We can also see a challenge. These days, […]
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