Our Belmont Branch will close today, 1/20/2022, at 2:30pm due to a maintenance issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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.

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Do you HOOPLA?

Posted about 2 days ago by Meg Raymond
Do you HOOPLA? Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows Richmond Public Library card holders to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows – up to […]
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A New You in 2022

Posted about 1 week ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
So, we’ve come through well over a year of quarantine. It has become clear that physical health, including astrong immune system, is very important. This is a good time to revisit, […]
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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH

Posted about 2 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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Music of the Month – December 2021

Posted about 2 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
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MUSIC OF THE MONTH IS A MONTHLY ROUND-UP OF RPL’S MUSIC-RELATED PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES.   Gellman Room Concerts The 2021-2022 Gellman Room Concert season is here! You can always watch […]
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Master Gardener Virtual Help Desk

Posted about 2 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
When the pandemic began in Spring 2020, the Richmond Public Library and Richmond Master Gardeners created the Virtual Help Desk, a way for people to connect with experts for all […]
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Music of the Month – November 2021

Posted about 3 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
MUSIC OF THE MONTH IS A MONTHLY ROUND-UP OF RPL’S MUSIC-RELATED PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES.   Gellman Room Concerts The 2021-2022 Gellman Room Concert season is here! You can always watch […]
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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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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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Music of the Month – October 2021

Posted about 4 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
MUSIC OF THE MONTH IS A MONTHLY ROUND-UP OF RPL’S MUSIC-RELATED PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES.   Gellman Room Concerts The 2021-2022 Gellman Room Concert season is here! You can always watch […]
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Banned Books Week 2021

Posted about 4 months ago by Nae D'Archangel
This year’s Banned Books Week theme is Books Unite Us, Censorship Divides Us. I personally find this to be a universal truth. With a book I can be a cyborg […]
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