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Children’s

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2019 Releases from African American Authors

Posted about 2 months ago by Naomi 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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Local Author: Meg Medina

Posted about 2 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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Meg Medina, an author with awards aplenty (all well-deserved!), is a first generation Cuban-American who grew up in Queens, New York. From her website we learn that “when she’s not […]
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Wibbly Wobbly Words

Posted about 4 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
Dyslexia affects between 5-17% of the population worldwide. This is a higher percentage than people with red hair! (less than 2%) So what is it really? Dyslexia is a written […]
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Positively Witchy: Books and Movies

Posted about 6 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
Here are a handful of books and movies depicting witches in a positive light.
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Strange and Silly Schools

Posted about 7 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
Starting a new school year can be stressful for kiddos. Maybe they went from elementary to middle school. Maybe there's a new teacher. Or maybe their best friend is no longer in class with them. Whatever the case, laughter and humor are always good medicine for some school-time blues.
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Summer Reading Program: Explore Your World – Food

Posted about 8 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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Hiya folks! We’re in the home stretch for summer reading now. There’s still a few events left to attend, not to mention our closing bashes on August 10th. You’ve still […]
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Summer Reading Program: Explore Your World – Dragons

Posted about 9 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
Hello friends! Summer is in full swing now and our libraries are hopping with fun activities! From Lego Robotics Club and Mandalas to Candy Sushi and Puppet Shows, there’s something […]
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Summer Reading Program: Explore Your World – Cinderella

Posted about 10 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
It’s that time of year friends! Summer fun in the sun! Your Richmond Public Library is full of activities that follow along with our theme this year of Explore Your […]
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New Beginnings, New Books

Posted about 1 year ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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  (Photo credit to Nae Jean Petography, also known as yours truly, “Paws and enjoy the moment!”) Springtime is a time of renewal.  Some people do spring cleaning to start […]
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Women Writing Women (and girls)

Posted about 1 year ago by Naomi D'Archangel
The world of writing can seem to be dominated by male authors and male lead characters. The trope of a woman (particularly a princess) needing to be saved by a […]
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