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Books to Celebrate the Year of the Dragon

Jennifer Deuell
February 9, 2024
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This year marks the year of the wood dragon, an animal that in Chinese culture symbolizes power, luck, nobility, honor, and success. The year 2024 is predicted to be a year full of changes, challenges, and opportunities. Get inspired and make this your year of triumph. To help you celebrate the Year of the Dragon, I've put together this booklist for the Year of the Dragon. Included are books for all ages meant to educate and embolden. Enjoy!       Picture Books   The...

Let's Celebrate Black History!

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Let’s celebrate Black History at the Richmond Public Library! The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Black History Month theme for 2024 is “African Americans and the Arts”. Artists from the African Diaspora have used their talents to preserve Black history and to propel us into the future through many cultural movements.  The New Negro Movement popularized as the Harlem Renaissance featured an exciting array of creators some of whom are known today. Richmond Public Library has books by and about a...

The Best Books We Read in 2023

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Now Is Not the Time to Panic by Kevin Wilson "Two  smart, misfit teenagers spend a hot and sticky summer together – partly by choice but mostly because of proximity.  Boredom, misplaced emotions, and a stolen photocopier lead to a project that quickly spirals out of control.  This book is sweet and sad and funny, and yes, a little bit off kilter.  But so is life, and love, and family." ~Meg Raymond, Main Library Rough Sleepers: Dr. Jim O'Connell's Urgent Mission to Bring Healing to Homeless People by Tracy...

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