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Reading Recommendations

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New Reads in Magical Realism, Hot (Or At Least Lukewarm) Off the Presses!

Posted about 5 days ago by Alexandra Zukas
Okay, so what is magical realism, anyway? Pretty straightforward: It’s fiction that’s very much anchored in our world, but maintains some element of the fantastical. Often–but not always–these elements go […]
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Antidote for Reality: Cozy Mysteries

Posted about 1 week ago by Robyn Webb
Now that the weather seems to be (finally) turning, let’s dive into all things cozy with these mysteries. This is a continuation of the Antidote for Reality blog post series […]
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Comics Club Close-Up: Shannon Wright

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Robyn Webb
Starting this past September we’ve been offering a virtual comics meeting where we talk about, share, and create comics together! If you missed the last Tween Comics Club or just […]
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25 Socially Distant Acts of Kindness for World Kindness Day

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
World Kindness Day takes place every year on November 13th. If you weren’t previously aware of this holiday, it’s time you get acquainted! This international holiday was started back in […]
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Focus on the New: Nonfiction for Kids

Posted about 1 month ago by Lisa Crisman
Do you have a young reader who loves books full of facts and information? Check out this sample of new titles available for curbside pickup @ your local Richmond Public […]
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RPL Recommends: The Scariest Books We’ve Ever Read

Posted about 1 month ago by Jennifer Deuell
This Halloween, we’ve set out to bring you the scariest books we’ve ever read…and you know we read a lot of books!  The following is a list of books which […]
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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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Voting Machines! Plus, Political Fiction for Every Political Taste

Posted about 2 months ago by Meg Raymond
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Every four years, the United States elects a new president. For the first 50 years or so of our nation’s history, voting was done in person at the local courthouse […]
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Antidote for Reality: Fictional Libraries

Posted about 2 months ago by Robyn Webb
Together, let’s take a moment to step back from being inundated with news and worry. In this series of blog posts about escapist reads, explore stories that convey you to […]
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Browsing the New Shelves (While You Can’t) – Life as a Work of Art

Posted about 2 months ago by Meg Raymond
At the Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website, which gives you digital options for browsing the new bookshelves. Add in curbside pickup, and […]
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