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Contact Tracing & Your Rights – Part 1

Posted about 1 week ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
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Interning at the RPL: 1970’s Film and Historical Trends in the Archives

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Natalie Draper
Guest Post by Stephanie Campbell, VCU student and Main Library Intern When given the choice between finishing my Bachelor’s degree in history at VCU with either a CAPStone research paper […]
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November Means NaNoWriMo

Posted about 1 month ago by Meg Raymond
EVERY STORY MATTERS.  START WRITING YOURS. “Writing a novel alone can be difficult, even for seasoned writers. NaNoWriMo helps you track your progress, set milestones, connect with other writers in […]
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How to Create and Organize Your Home Library

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Stressed by books? Are you stuck at home with piles of books and magazines, and running out of space? Do you want to set up a personal library, but don’t […]
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YOU CAN VOTE NOW!

Posted about 2 months ago by Kathy Coker
In Virginia early in-person voting began on September 18, 2020 and ends on October 31, 2020. Why Should You Vote? But, why should you vote? Some reasons are: 1. Voting is […]
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Celebrate the 19th Amendment

Posted about 3 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Speaking of Constitution Day Constitution Day is September 17th. Join the Richmond Public Library (RPL) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Libraries in celebrating the 19th Amendment this Constitution Day. The […]
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Reading and Listening Options for Low Vision, Blindness, and Other Physical Limitations

Posted about 3 months ago by Meg Raymond
Are you too busy with projects to devote as much time as you’d like to reading?  Perhaps you can’t hold a book for very long without your arms getting so […]
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It’s Okay to NOT Be Okay

Posted about 5 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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Absolutely everyone is going through at least something. Most are having to deal with more than one worry. Know this also, just because someone may have it worse than you does not mean your troubles aren't worth concern. You. Are. VALID.
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What Is Juneteenth? 

Posted about 6 months ago by Kathy Coker
News of Slavery’s End Juneteenth, celebrated annually on June 19, is the oldest national celebration of slavery’s end in the United States. On June 19, 1865 Union Major General Gordon Granger […]
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No Quarter to Citizens?

Posted about 6 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
On Monday, June 1, 2020 war veteran and junior Senator from Arkansas, Attorney Thomas Bryant Cotton, used the phrase “no quarter” and has been at the center of controversy. I, […]
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