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Author Talk: Margaret Edds & “What The Eyes Can’t See”

Posted about 2 weeks 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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Common Book Reading List

Posted about 3 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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CIVIC SEASON IS HERE!

Posted about 6 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
CIVIC SEASON IS UPON US! What is Civic Season? Generally, concepts such as patriotism and freedom are highlighted starting the week of Flag Day (June 14th) and ending on Independence […]
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Innovative Women in History

Posted about 9 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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HARRIET TUBMAN, INSPIRING AMERICAN HERO

Posted about 10 months 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 12 months 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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National American Indian Heritage Month

Posted about 1 year ago by kathryn Coker
Introduction National American Indian Heritage Month has particular significance to Virginia, home to eleven state recognized American Indian tribes. “State recognition is the formal declaration of recognition to an American […]
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CELEBRATE INDIGENEOUS PEOPLES DAY WITH DR. GREGORY SMITHERS

Posted about 1 year ago by kathryn Coker
“Of all the Cherokee origin narratives, the most famous is that which tells the tale of a time when everything was covered by water.” Gregory Smithers “Stories matter. Stories tell […]
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September 11, 2001: How Will You Remember?

Posted about 1 year ago by Jennifer Deuell
This year, on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Richmond Public Library is proud to host an educational exhibit made available by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. This exhibition […]
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Wobblies and Walter’s The Cold Millions

Posted about 1 year ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
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