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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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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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A New You in 2022

Posted about 4 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
So, we’ve come through well over a year of quarantine. It has become clear that physical health, including astrong immune system, is very important. This is a good time to revisit, […]
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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH

Posted about 6 months ago by kathryn Coker
“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the […]
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2021 Teen Reading Challenge: Something You’ve Always Wanted to Learn About

Posted about 6 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Well readers, we’ve made it to the end of the 2021 RPL Teen Reading Challenge! This post highlights Prompt #12, our last official prompt. Prompt #12 asks you to read […]
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2021 Teen Reading Challenge: Books About Teen Entrepreneurship

Posted about 7 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Wow! This is our next-to-last prompt for the 2021 RPL Teen Reading Challenge. It’s hard to believe that we are so close to the end. Like our last prompt, Prompt […]
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Haunted Houses and Things That Go Bump in the Night

Posted about 8 months ago by Meg Raymond
As the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler (please, let it get cooler!) I want to spend even more time nested in at home reading.  It’s October, so […]
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CELEBRATE INDIGENEOUS PEOPLES DAY WITH DR. GREGORY SMITHERS

Posted about 8 months ago by kathryn Coker
“Of all the Cherokee origin narratives, the most famous is that which tells the tale of a time when everything was covered by water.” Gregory Smithers “Stories matter. Stories tell […]
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Celebrate the Days – October

Posted about 8 months ago by Meg Raymond
THERE ARE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES EVERY DAY OF THE MONTH — SO MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE! I’M NOT SAYING THERE SHOULD BE CAKE EVERY DAY, BUT I’M NOT SAYING THERE […]
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