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Reading Recommendations

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Celebrate the Days – March

Posted about 1 month ago by Meg Raymond
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March “comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb”. This month can have all four seasons! There are holidays and observances every day of the month – […]
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Black History Month: Picturing Families

Posted about 2 months ago by Lisa Crisman
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History develops themes for Black History Month each year. The themes “reflect changes in how people of African descent in […]
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2021 Teen Reading Challenge: Teen Activists

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back! Can you believe we are already in to month two of our 2021 RPL Teen Reading Challenge?! How is it going for you so far? As I mentioned […]
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The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

Posted about 2 months ago by Meg Raymond
Carter G. Woodson, the “Father of Black History”, established Negro History Week in 1926. He chose the second week in February because of two important birthdays – Frederick Douglass on […]
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Celebrate the Days – February

Posted about 3 months ago by Meg Raymond
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Just because February is the shortest month of the year doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of celebratory days. There are holidays and observances every day in February. Twenty eight reasons […]
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Book Horoscopes – Capricorn

Posted about 3 months ago by Robyn Webb
Every month of 2021 we will be sharing a tailored horoscope blog post for the current sun sign. We are a little late for Capricorn but please forgive me. Especially […]
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2021 Teen Reading Challenge: Immigration in the U.S.

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Hello readers! Have you decided to partake in our first ever Teen Reading Challenge? If so, have you gotten started yet? Maybe you’re looking for a little inspiration. Well, I’ve […]
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Black Lives Matter: Kids Edition

Posted about 3 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
    It may be a New Year but these issues are still as prevalent as ever. Kids are never too young to start learning about the world around them. […]
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The Ultimate Annual Richmond Public Library Staff Pick List: Best books of the worst year edition

Posted about 3 months ago by Natalie Draper
Happy New Year and Goodbye, 2020, readers! I asked the staff once again to share with you all what their favorite read of the past year has been. To say […]
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Celebrate the Days – January

Posted about 3 months ago by Meg Raymond
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  Let’s start 2021 with reasons to have a little party every day. There are holidays and observances every day of every month – so many reasons to celebrate!I’m not […]
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