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How it All Began – Series Starters

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
Are you mad for books in series?  Me, too!  I love books in series, but also have a compulsion that I.  Must.  Read.  Series.  In.  Order.  Sometimes this proves difficult.  […]
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Dark Academia and Gothic fiction

Posted about 2 months ago by Meg Raymond
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When Mother’s Day is Hard

Posted about 7 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Mother’s Day is not happy for everyone. Instead, it can be a time of grief, pain, ambiguity, frustration, strain, and even guilt. Personally, Mother’s day has been a sad day […]
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Earth Day 2023 – Invest in Our Planet

Posted about 8 months ago by Meg Raymond
It all started with a book by Rachel Carson.  Silent Spring was originally published in 1962, and became a New York Times bestseller. It raised awareness about the links between […]
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YA Reads Best Served Cold

Posted about 9 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
In honor of the Ides of March, I thought I’d put together a little booklist for you full of YA books all about revenge. Who does revenge better than a […]
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Iranian Lit @ RPL

Posted about 9 months ago by Laura Price
In ancient Persia, the mythological hero Rostam performed seven labors in order to prove his worthiness. He slew dragons and villains and overcame adversities with his superhuman strength. Modern Iranians […]
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Read Like a President

Posted about 9 months ago by Lindy Gellings
“Reading is important. If you know how to read, then the whole world opens up to you.” Barack Obama   Throughout our nation’s 247-year history, only 47 men have held […]
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RPL Staff’s Most Anticipated Reads of 2023

Posted about 11 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
With a new year brings lots of excitement surrounding the release of new books. And, no one is more excited for these than our staff here at Richmond Public Library. […]
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The Ultimate Annual Richmond Public Library Staff Pick List: 2022 Edition

Posted about 11 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Here’s to one more year in the books! We hope you’ve had as great a reading year as we’ve had. We love recommending great books all year long, but we […]
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By Teens, For Teens – A Study in Scarlet, Robinson Crusoe & Animal Farm

Posted about 1 year ago by Jennifer Deuell
This week for our By Teens, For Teens blog post, VolunTEEN David G., age 14. has written a few book reviews for you. If you are a lover of classic […]
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