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Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month – YA Collection

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Genevievre Gray
Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month from Richmond Public Library! Celebrate by checking out some of our diverse YA books written by AAPI authors and featuring AAPI characters […]
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Children’s Books Set In Richmond and Virginia! (Part 1)

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Lisa Wiertel
This is the first installment of a series of blog posts highlighting children’s books that include Richmond and Virginia as the location. It is always fun to read books that […]
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Let’s Hear it for the Ladies

Posted about 2 months ago by Meg Raymond
In honor of Women’s History Month, check out these newly updated biographical fiction booklists: Let’s Hear It For Bad Girls and Nasty Women: Ladies We Love to Loathe Let’s Hear […]
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How it All Began – Series Starters

Posted about 7 months 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 8 months ago by Meg Raymond
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When Mother’s Day is Hard

Posted about 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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