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Children’s Books Set In Richmond and Virginia! (Part 2)

Posted about 1 week ago by Lisa Wiertel
This is the 2nd 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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Children’s Books Set In Richmond and Virginia! (Part 1)

Posted about 1 month 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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Self-Care September

Posted about 10 months ago by Meg Raymond
Self-Care September I am not a hot weather person, and summer is my Grumpy Season.  I am looking forward to September for many reasons.  It should be cooler, and September is […]
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RPL has the “For Dummies” series!

Posted about 12 months ago by Alfreda Payton
The first For Dummies instructional guidebook was cautiously offered to the public in 1991 by bookstore owners who were convinced the public would be insulted by its title. DOS for […]
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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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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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Black History Books: A 2023 Review

Posted about 1 year ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
In Virginia, it is generally believed that African American History began with the importation of West Africans into Jamestown in 1619. After the Civil War, the Daughters of the Confederacy […]
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Cozy Reads for these Long Winter Nights

Posted about 1 year ago by Lindy Gellings
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