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nonfiction

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Focus on the New: Nonfiction

Posted about 2 days ago by Lisa Crisman
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines nonfiction as “writing or cinema that is about facts and real events.” Nonfiction titles may express an author’s point of view. Some nonfiction attempts to inform […]
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Celebrate the 19th Amendment

Posted about 3 days ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Speaking of Constitution Day Constitution Day is September 17th. Join the Richmond Public Library (RPL) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Libraries in celebrating the 19th Amendment this Constitution Day. The […]
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Focus on the New: Embroidery and Fiber Arts

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Lisa Crisman
While Covid-19 is keeping us close to home, many folks are developing new skills or revisiting old ones. Baking, sewing, painting, writing, gardening and graphic arts are just a few […]
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Twelve Books to Groove to on National Vinyl Record Day

Posted about 1 month ago by Alexandra Zukas
Get ready to spin, folks! It is once again National Vinyl Record Day, the year’s most unsung holiday. While you may or may not be into vinyl itself, I’m betting […]
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Ghost of Tsushima and Jidaigeki Reading Lists

Posted about 2 months 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: Learn Something New

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. And now that we’ve moved into the phase of limited re-opening, the new book shelves […]
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Browsing the New Book Shelves: new nonfiction about work

Posted about 2 months 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 3 months 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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Black Lives Matter: an anti-racist reading list

Posted about 4 months ago by Natalie Draper
This list is by no means comprehensive. I am not an academic, an expert, nor am I a person of color. These are books that I personally read and recommend […]
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HAPPY with HABITS

Posted about 4 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Habit was a dirty word. Like hope, waiting, and boundaries, the idea of habit was a form of discipline I scoffed at as being confining, restricting, and limiting. As a […]
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