Shelf Respect

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By Teens, For Teens – Lock the Doors & All the Bright Places

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back to another “By Teens, For Teens” post! This week we have two read-alikes lists created by VolunTEEN Diya, age 15. Do you enjoy psychological thrillers? Something dark and […]
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Supporting Mental Health at the Library

Posted about 2 months ago by Phil Shepard
In July, Virginia implemented the nationwide 988 hotline number to provide free and confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline offers […]
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By Teens, For Teens – Rebecca & One Piece

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
This week for our By Teens, For Teens blog post, we have two VolunTEENs who submitted reviews for you. Isabelle R., age 16 reviews the gothic classic Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier.  Then, […]
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Public Safety Appreciation Week – July 2022

Posted about 2 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
Richmond City Council and Mayor Stoney officially proclaimed the final week of July annual Public Safety Appreciation Week. You can read the full proclamation here. Richmond Public Library has published […]
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July Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 2 months ago by Louis Maranski
Welcome back to the next installment in our new series of blog posts featuring children’s books we’re currently loving! “Book Chat with the Youth Services Team” features one book recommendation […]
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The Richmond Public Library Receives Inaugural Commonwealth History Fund Grant

Posted about 2 months ago by Phil Shepard
Richmond, VA – It is with great excitement that we announce Richmond Public Library is one of 12 inaugural recipients to receive a grant from the Virginia Museum History & […]
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By Teens, For Teens – The Fault in Our Stars & Paper Towns

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Are you a John Green fan? He certainly has a big following! Well if you are one of those readers who can’t get enough of Green, check out these read-alikes […]
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By Teens, For Teens – The Giver & Other YA Classics

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back to another installment of By Teens, For Teens, a blog post series where RPL VolunTEENs make book and movie recommendations for you! This week is for our readers […]
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Hello, Hellosaurus!

Posted about 3 months ago by Meg Raymond
Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows Richmond Public Library card holders to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows – up to six borrows per […]
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June Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 3 months ago by Louis Maranski
Welcome back to the next installment in our new series of blog posts featuring children’s books we’re currently loving! “Book Chat with the Youth Services Team” features one book recommendation […]
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