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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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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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PERSONAL FINANCE for EVERYONE

Posted about 2 years 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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HARRIET TUBMAN, INSPIRING AMERICAN HERO

Posted about 2 years ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Harriet Tubman (c. 1820-1822 – March 10, 1913) is an icon of courage, a true American hero. Born Araminta “Minty” Ross, she was enslaved at birth in Maryland. In 1849 […]
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Haunted Houses and Things That Go Bump in the Night

Posted about 2 years ago by Meg Raymond
As the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler (please, let it get cooler!) I want to spend even more time nested in at home reading.  It’s October, so […]
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September 11, 2001: How Will You Remember?

Posted about 2 years ago by Jennifer Deuell
This year, on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Richmond Public Library is proud to host an educational exhibit made available by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. This exhibition […]
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Celebrate the Days – September

Posted about 3 years ago by Meg Raymond
THERE ARE HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES EVERY DAY OF THE MONTH — SO MANY REASONS TO CELEBRATE! I’M NOT SAYING THERE SHOULD BE CAKE EVERY DAY, BUT I’M NOT SAYING THERE […]
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