Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, RPL is pausing all in-person services and returning to Curbside Pick-Up Service at all of our locations until September 8.  

Reading Recommendations

(category archive)

Stuck at home? Go on a YA road trip!

Posted about 6 days ago by Jennifer Deuell
It’s summer and many of us associate this time of year with traveling. Whether it’s a trip to the beach, a visit with family in another state, or a day […]
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Ghost of Tsushima and Jidaigeki Reading Lists

Posted about 1 week ago by Jonah Butler
The sun is sinking and the golden hour is in full form. The season is autumn. The Japanese maples are a deep red and the gingko leaves a brilliant yellow. […]
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Browsing the New Book Shelves: Home and Garden Creativity

Posted about 1 week ago by Meg Raymond
At Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website, and now that we’ve moved back a phase to curbside pickup, you need a different way […]
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Introducing … The Bookologist

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
Public libraries are all about connecting books and readers.  It’s in our DNA!  Browsing the shelves or the online catalog can be rewarding, but the choices can be … overwhelming.  […]
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So nice I read it twice

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Natalie Draper
Show of hands–who rereads books? I’ll wait. … I don’t, as a rule, reread novels. My TBR list is miles long, and as long as new books are being written, […]
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Browsing the New Book Shelves: Learn Something New

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
At the Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website. And now that we’ve moved into the phase of limited re-opening, the new book shelves […]
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10 Books for the Crafty Teen

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
Many of us are probably feeling the same way these days. We know it’s safer to stay at home but we are starting to get bored. Ok, not starting to..we’ve […]
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Browsing the New Book Shelves: new nonfiction about work

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
At Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website, and now that we’ve moved into the next phase of limited re-opening, the new book shelves […]
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Browsing the New Book Shelves: new nonfiction books about your brain

Posted about 1 month ago by Meg Raymond
At Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website, and now that we’ve moved into the next phase of limited re-opening, the new book shelves […]
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Browsing the New Book Shelves (While You Can’t), part 3: new books of interest to women

Posted about 1 month ago by Meg Raymond
While the library buildings are closed to the public for everyone’s safety, mail delivery never stopped! Library staff have been working behind the scenes, receiving and processing books and other […]
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