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Tax Time!

Posted about 4 days ago by Lindy Gellings
It’s everyone’s favorite time of year… tax season! Taxes leave many of us confused and frustrated, but Richmond Public Libraries are here to help. Read on to learn more about […]
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Read Like a President

Posted about 4 weeks 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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Black History Books: A 2023 Review

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
In Virginia, it is generally believed that African American History began with the importation of West Africans into Jamestown in 1619. After the Civil War, the Daughters of the Confederacy […]
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Cozy Reads for these Long Winter Nights

Posted about 2 months ago by Lindy Gellings
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Author Talk: Margaret Edds & “What The Eyes Can’t See”

Posted about 4 months 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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Library Myths

Posted about 4 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
#1 Libraries only have books In addition to books (both large-print and standard) we have audio book cd’s, DVD’s, graphic novels for all ages, sheet music, music cd’s, zines, book […]
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New Art at Main! The Conjurer Revealed…

Posted about 5 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
The City of Richmond Public Art Commission & Richmond Public Library invite you to a talk by artist Rob Womack to celebrate the reinstallation of his multi-panel painting, The Conjuror […]
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Common Book Reading List

Posted about 6 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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August is Virginia Craft Beer Month

Posted about 7 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
  There’s a story poured into every pint of Virginia craft beer. One sip can take you to a tasting room looking out at a beautiful mountain vista while another […]
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The Richmond Public Library Receives Inaugural Commonwealth History Fund Grant

Posted about 8 months ago by Phil Shepard
Richmond, VA – It is with great excitement that we announce Richmond Public Library is one of 12 inaugural recipients to receive a grant from the Virginia Museum History & […]
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