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RPL has the “For Dummies” series!

Posted about 3 months ago by Alfreda Payton
The first For Dummies instructional guidebook was cautiously offered to the public in 1991 by bookstore owners who were convinced the public would be insulted by its title. DOS for […]
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Posted about 3 months ago by Lisa Crisman
The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was passed by Congress in 1865 so “neither slavery nor involuntary servitude” would be legal in the United States. However, the amendment would pass […]
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Earth Day 2023 – Invest in Our Planet

Posted about 6 months ago by Meg Raymond
It all started with a book by Rachel Carson.  Silent Spring was originally published in 1962, and became a New York Times bestseller. It raised awareness about the links between […]
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International Transgender Day of Visibility

Posted about 6 months ago by Nico D'Archangel
What is this day, why does it exist, and how does one celebrate it? I’m glad you asked! The What This day (often shortened to TDoV) celebrates trans, nonbinary, agender, […]
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Iranian Lit @ RPL

Posted about 7 months 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 8 months ago by Lindy Gellings
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RPL Staff’s Most Anticipated Reads of 2023

Posted about 9 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 9 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 11 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 1 year 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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