All Richmond Public Libraries will be closed Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st at 10am.

nonfiction

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PERSONAL FINANCE for EVERYONE

Posted about 2 months 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 3 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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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Book Horoscopes – Aquarius

Posted about 1 year ago by Robyn Webb
Every month of 2021 we will be sharing a tailored horoscope blog post for the current sun sign plus some extra goodies for the rest of us. (Yes, this is […]
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Voting and Elections for Kids!

Posted about 2 years ago by Lisa Crisman
Voting and elections are in the news. It’s important and sometimes difficult to talk to kids about the process, results and why it’s all so necessary. Here are some titles […]
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Focus on the New: Nonfiction

Posted about 2 years ago by Lisa Crisman
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines nonfiction as “writing or cinema that is about facts and real events.” Nonfiction titles may express an author’s point of view. Some nonfiction attempts to inform […]
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Browsing the New Book Shelves (While You Can’t), part 2: new African-American nonfiction

Posted about 2 years ago by Meg Raymond
While the library buildings are closed to the public for everyone’s safety, mail delivery never stopped! Library staff have been working behind the scenes, receiving and processing books and other […]
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Nonstop Nonfiction

Posted about 4 years ago by Natalie Draper
What I have always sought from books, and one reason my reading tastes can run a little…unusual at times, is to experience the world from another’s perspective. Books have this […]
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