Due to increased COVID levels, meeting rooms at the branch locations will be unavailable until further notice. Meeting rooms at the Main Library will still be open to the public.

Effective September 23, 2021, and until further directed, all city employees, contracted vendors, sub-contracted employees, and visitors are required to wear a mask while working or visiting any city owned or operated facility. Masks shall be worn, covering both the nose and mouth, regardless of vaccination status.

holidays; celebrations

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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH

Posted about 1 month 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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Veterans Day

Posted about 2 months ago by Laura Price
“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with lots of pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude […]
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National American Indian Heritage Month

Posted about 3 months 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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Programs That Will Send A Chill Down Your Spine!

Posted about 3 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
The last two weeks of October are undoubtedly the spookiest time of the year. Each day, the sun goes down earlier and earlier. The wind seems to follow us down […]
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CELEBRATE INDIGENEOUS PEOPLES DAY WITH DR. GREGORY SMITHERS

Posted about 4 months 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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Celebrate the Days – October

Posted about 4 months ago by Meg Raymond
THERE ARE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES EVERY DAY OF THE MONTH — SO MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE! I’M NOT SAYING THERE SHOULD BE CAKE EVERY DAY, BUT I’M NOT SAYING THERE […]
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Wobblies and Walter’s The Cold Millions

Posted about 5 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
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Celebrate the Days – September

Posted about 5 months ago by Meg Raymond
THERE ARE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES EVERY DAY OF THE MONTH — SO MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE! I’M NOT SAYING THERE SHOULD BE CAKE EVERY DAY, BUT I’M NOT SAYING THERE […]
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Celebrate the Days – August

Posted about 6 months ago by Meg Raymond
THERE ARE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES ALMOST EVERY DAY OF THE MONTH – SO MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE. I’M NOT SAYING THERE SHOULD BE CAKE EVERY DAY, BUT I’M NOT SAYING […]
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Only the Lonely

Posted about 6 months ago by Meg Raymond
lonely definitions(from Merriam-Webster online) 1 – a: being without company: LONE // too many lonely nights at home. b: cut off from others: SOLITARY // the train stopped frequently at […]
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