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At-home COVID-19 tests available at select RPL locations

Posted about 5 days ago by Simms Toomey
The Richmond Public Library is working with the Richmond and Henrico Health Districts to provide FREE at-home COVID-19 tests on a first come, first serve basis at five locations: Main […]
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YAVA Award Celebration

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Nico D'Archangel
Join us for our annual Young Adult Virginia (YAVA) Award Celebration! This year our theme is “Into the Forest” and we have an enchanted afternoon planned.  Meet and mingle with […]
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Being a Public Library Worker: A Love Letter

Posted about 1 month ago by Nico D'Archangel
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By Tori Nunnally As a librarian, often people ask me if “e-books & streaming” scare me or cause me to worry if I will have a job in the future. […]
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National Library Week 2022

Posted about 1 month ago by Nico D'Archangel
This year’s theme: Connect With Your Library. Thankfully, there’s so many ways to do that these days! Check out our social media: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, or Twitter! Visit your local […]
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Music of the Month – April 2022

Posted about 2 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
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PERSONAL FINANCE for EVERYONE

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Since when is Personal Finance a thing? When the world got super complicated, apparently. No longer is it just a decision of whether to put your money under the mattress, […]
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Innovative Women in History

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
INVENTIVE WOMEN IN HISTORY According to the old proverb, “Necessity is the Mother of Invention,” and Mothers of invention have frequently been women. Throughout March, Women’s History Month, Richmond Public […]
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Music of the Month – March 2022

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 […]
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An Introduction to the Libby App

Posted about 3 months ago by Louis Maranski
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As digital readers and online libraries have grown, the world of reading has expanded for millions around the world. Books that would otherwise be out of reach and unavailable are […]
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HARRIET TUBMAN, INSPIRING AMERICAN HERO

Posted about 3 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Harriet Tubman (c. 1820-1822 – March 10, 1913) is an icon of courage, a true American hero. Born Araminta “Minty” Ross, she was enslaved at birth in Maryland. In 1849 […]
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