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Iranian Lit @ RPL

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Laura Price
In ancient Persia, the mythological hero Rostam performed seven labors in order to prove his worthiness. He slew dragons and villains and overcame adversities with his superhuman strength. Modern Iranians […]
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Cozy Reads for these Long Winter Nights

Posted about 2 months ago by Lindy Gellings
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RPL Staff’s Most Anticipated Reads of 2023

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
With a new year brings lots of excitement surrounding the release of new books. And, no one is more excited for these than our staff here at Richmond Public Library. […]
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The Ultimate Annual Richmond Public Library Staff Pick List: 2022 Edition

Posted about 3 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Here’s to one more year in the books! We hope you’ve had as great a reading year as we’ve had. We love recommending great books all year long, but we […]
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Read a Celeb Memoir — 2022 RAD Reading Challenge for Teens

Posted about 5 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Hey hey readers! Welcome back to my next installment of the RAD Reading Challenge…RPL Style! For those of you that are new here, I’ve taken on local book blogger Rachel […]
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Read a Book with a Cover You Love — 2022 RAD Reading Challenge for Teens

Posted about 6 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Well, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted about the RAD Reading Challenge. If you didn’t already know, I was out on maternity leave. But I’m back now and ready to […]
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Common Book Reading List

Posted about 6 months ago by Meg Raymond
We hope you are looking forward to the upcoming programs that the Richmond Public Library has planned in support of the 2022 VCU Common Book,  The Organ Thieves. Whether you […]
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The Organ Thieves – VCU Common Book 2022

Posted about 7 months ago by Ben Himmelfarb
The VCU Common Book is a university-wide initiative focused on welcoming first-year students into the vibrant intellectual culture of VCU. Through a partnership with Richmond Public Library and the Richmond […]
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By Teens, For Teens – A Study in Scarlet, Robinson Crusoe & Animal Farm

Posted about 7 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
This week for our By Teens, For Teens blog post, VolunTEEN David G., age 14. has written a few book reviews for you. If you are a lover of classic […]
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August is Virginia Craft Beer Month

Posted about 7 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
  There’s a story poured into every pint of Virginia craft beer. One sip can take you to a tasting room looking out at a beautiful mountain vista while another […]
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