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Hoopla Tips and Tricks for Parents

Posted about 2 months ago by Louis Maranski
With all of the uncertainty in the world, digital media has become more important than ever. Here at the Richmond Public Library, we’re excited to provide access to multiple online […]
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Resources to Keep Traveling, Learning, and Relaxing (From Your Couch)

Posted about 2 months ago by Alexandra Zukas
Tons of activities to keep you learning and traveling, virtually.
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Stuck at home with nothing to do? Time to work on a new hobby, and we’re here to help.

Posted about 2 months ago by Natalie Draper
So, all of those things you wish you had the time to learn how to do? Knitting, crocheting, felting, quilting, mending, screen printing, weaving, rug hooking, painting, drawing, embroidery, pottery, […]
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Adulting 101 From Home

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Posted in Uncategorized
Some of you may be aware that just before the coronavirus hit we started an Adulting 101 series at the Main Library.  It was growing in popularity and we were […]
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Screen-Free Ideas for Teens in the Time of Social Distancing

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Posted in Teens
Teens, we know you are probably very well-equipped to deal with this whole social distancing thing.  You’ve been texting, facetiming, online gaming, etc. since you were able to hold a […]
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Money! Money! Money!

Posted about 2 months ago by Meg Raymond
Spring is on the way!  And April showers bring … financial literacy?  April is “Financial Literacy Month”, which makes it a good time to take charge of your finances. Even […]
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Richmond Public Library and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted about 3 months ago by Nancy Buck
Posted in Book Reviews
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Pandemic? Don’t Panic. Stay home and read!

Posted about 3 months ago by Natalie Draper
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A good book can get you through just about any crisis, and sometimes, reading about the very thing that scares us can be a thrill, or catharsis. If you don’t […]
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Let’s Hear it For the Ladies

Posted about 3 months ago by Meg Raymond
Surprisingly (or not so surprisingly), Women’s History Month dates only back to 1981, when Congress passed Pub. L 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning […]
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Upcoming Indie Releases for 2020

Posted about 4 months ago by Jonah Butler
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