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By Teens, For Teens – Love Medicine & The Shining

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back for this week’s installment of By Teens, For Teens! This week we have two reviews for your reading pleasure, one on a book featuring Indigenous characters and one […]
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National Library Week 2022

Posted about 2 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
This year’s theme: Connect With Your Library. Thankfully, there’s so many ways to do that these days! Check out our social media: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, or Twitter! Visit your local […]
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Music of the Month – April 2022

Posted about 2 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
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By Teens, For Teens – Around the World in 80 Days & Coming of Age Movies

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back for our latest installment of By Teens, For Teens! This week is for our movie lovers! Max K., age 15 shares his review of the 2004 updated classic […]
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World Water Day

Posted about 2 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
Posted in Book Reviews
What is World Water Day? It’s a United Nations Observance that started in 1993 to celebrate water and bring awareness to the 2 million people living now without access to […]
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PERSONAL FINANCE for EVERYONE

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Since when is Personal Finance a thing? When the world got super complicated, apparently. No longer is it just a decision of whether to put your money under the mattress, […]
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Read a Book With a One-Word Title — 2022 RAD Reading Challenge for Teens

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back to another month of the RAD Reading Challenge, RPL style! If you missed my prior posts, you can find them all linked at the bottom of this post. […]
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Innovative Women in History

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
INVENTIVE WOMEN IN HISTORY According to the old proverb, “Necessity is the Mother of Invention,” and Mothers of invention have frequently been women. Throughout March, Women’s History Month, Richmond Public […]
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March Book Chat with the Youth Services Team

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
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By Teens, For Teens – Pride and Prejudice & Cinder (the Lunar Chronicles Series)

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Welcome back for this week’s installment of By Teens, For Teens! This time we feature both an old classic and a newer classic. Isabelle R., age 16 shares her review […]
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