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Books to Celebrate the Year of the Dragon

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
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HIDDEN TREASURES

Posted about 2 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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Celebrate Spooky Season With RPL

Posted about 5 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
If you love spooky season like I do, then you are loving life right now. It’s the best time of year (IMO). A time when the weather gets little chilly, […]
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Hispanic Heritage month 9/15-10/15

Posted about 6 months ago by Meg Raymond
National Hispanic Heritage Month was established in 1968 as “Hispanic Heritage Week” under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in in 1988 to cover a 30-day […]
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Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month

Posted about 6 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Press Release Library Card Sign-Up Month 2023 Post Date: 9/1/2023 Get in Your Element this Fall with a Library Card (Richmond, VA) — This September, Richmond Public Library (RPL) joins […]
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Self-Care September

Posted about 6 months ago by Meg Raymond
Self-Care September I am not a hot weather person, and summer is my Grumpy Season.  I am looking forward to September for many reasons.  It should be cooler, and September is […]
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June: Go Outside or Stay Indoors: a Daily Guide

Posted about 9 months ago by Meg Raymond
June is a month full of contradictions and changes.  Spring changes to Summer.  The sun sets later and later, and rises earlier.  June 21st – the Summer Solstice – is […]
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Jewish American Heritage Month & RPL’s Special Collections

Posted about 10 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) each May is a celebration of the contributions and experiences of Jewish Americans and highlights how America’s Jewish communities have shaped and been shaped by […]
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Earth Day 2023 – Invest in Our Planet

Posted about 11 months ago by Meg Raymond
It all started with a book by Rachel Carson.  Silent Spring was originally published in 1962, and became a New York Times bestseller. It raised awareness about the links between […]
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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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