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Children’s Books Set In Richmond and Virginia! (Part 3)

Posted about 11 hours ago by Lisa Wiertel
This is the 3rd installment of a series of blog posts highlighting children’s books that include Richmond and Virginia as the location. It is always fun to read books that […]
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Children’s Books Set In Richmond and Virginia! (Part 2)

Posted about 1 month ago by Lisa Wiertel
This is the 2nd installment of a series of blog posts highlighting children’s books that include Richmond and Virginia as the location. It is always fun to read books that […]
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Children’s Books Set In Richmond and Virginia! (Part 1)

Posted about 2 months ago by Lisa Wiertel
This is the first installment of a series of blog posts highlighting children’s books that include Richmond and Virginia as the location. It is always fun to read books that […]
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Let’s Celebrate Black History!

Posted about 6 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Let’s celebrate Black History through the arts at the Richmond Public Library!
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HIDDEN TREASURES

Posted about 7 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Hidden Treasures – Part 1: A Taste of Treasure By Meldon Jenkins-Jones Browsing through the stacks at Hull Street Branch Library, my fingers stumbled upon some books that I had […]
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Read Like a President

Posted about 1 year ago by Lindy Gellings
“Reading is important. If you know how to read, then the whole world opens up to you.” Barack Obama   Throughout our nation’s 247-year history, only 47 men have held […]
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Author Talk: Margaret Edds & “What The Eyes Can’t See”

Posted about 2 years 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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Innovative Women in History

Posted about 2 years 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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HARRIET TUBMAN, INSPIRING AMERICAN HERO

Posted about 2 years ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Harriet Tubman (c. 1820-1822 – March 10, 1913) is an icon of courage, a true American hero. Born Araminta “Minty” Ross, she was enslaved at birth in Maryland. In 1849 […]
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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH

Posted about 3 years ago by kathryn Coker
“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the […]
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