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Shelf Respect

News, reviews, and ideas you can use from librarians and library staff at RPL

Best TikTok Trends: A Reading List (Part 1)

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
Without a doubt, TikTok is one of the hottest new social media platforms. Its mission is to “inspire creativity and bring joy” and, judging by the number of hours so […]
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Read #WIT this month!

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Natalie Draper
It’s only Women in Translation Month* for a few more days but I couldn’t let August go by without sharing a list of past and upcoming books you should add […]
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FORWARD INTO LIGHT CAMPAIGN

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Kathy Coker
August 26 marks the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution giving women the vote. Buildings and landmarks across the country will celebrate by […]
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Browsing the New Shelves (While You Can’t) – New DVDs Based on Books

Posted about 1 month ago by Meg Raymond
At the Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website, and with curbside pickup, you need digital options for browsing the new book […]
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Centennial Celebration: 19th Amendment

Posted about 1 month ago by Kathy Coker
The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified on August 18, 1920, gave women the right to vote. Section 1 reads: “The right of citizens of the United States to […]
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YA Graphic Novel Adaptations

Posted about 1 month ago by Jennifer Deuell
There is one trend in YA lit that has been gaining momentum that I’m 100% here for — that’s graphic novel adaptations. Many authors are taking their YA hits and […]
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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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Binge on DVDs

Posted about 1 month 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 back a phase to curbside pickup, you need […]
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Browsing the New Book Shelves (While You Can’t): Lest We Forget

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 back a phase to curbside pickup, you need […]
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COVID Haiku Too

Posted about 2 months ago by Laura Price
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Embraces with words, Smiles behind our masks— “Yes, we’re open now!” Their visits were brief. Patrons here with us, sharing Their long alone times. Only a few days– Laughter, questions, […]
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