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Let’s Celebrate Black History!

Posted about 1 month ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Let’s celebrate Black History through the arts at the Richmond Public Library!
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HIDDEN TREASURES

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Hidden Treasures – Part 1: A Taste of Treasure By Meldon Jenkins-Jones Browsing through the stacks at Hull Street Branch Library, my fingers stumbled upon some books that I had […]
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How it All Began – Series Starters

Posted about 4 months ago by Meg Raymond
Are you mad for books in series?  Me, too!  I love books in series, but also have a compulsion that I.  Must.  Read.  Series.  In.  Order.  Sometimes this proves difficult.  […]
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Dark Academia and Gothic fiction

Posted about 5 months ago by Meg Raymond
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Hispanic Heritage month 9/15-10/15

Posted about 6 months ago by Meg Raymond
National Hispanic Heritage Month was established in 1968 as “Hispanic Heritage Week” under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in in 1988 to cover a 30-day […]
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Earth Day 2023 – Invest in Our Planet

Posted about 11 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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Read Like a President

Posted about 1 year ago by Lindy Gellings
“Reading is important. If you know how to read, then the whole world opens up to you.” Barack Obama   Throughout our nation’s 247-year history, only 47 men have held […]
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Black History Books: A 2023 Review

Posted about 1 year ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
In Virginia, it is generally believed that African American History began with the importation of West Africans into Jamestown in 1619. After the Civil War, the Daughters of the Confederacy […]
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Cozy Reads for these Long Winter Nights

Posted about 1 year ago by Lindy Gellings
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Common Book Reading List

Posted about 1 year 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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