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Credit Inequality and Housing Access by HOME of VA
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Civic Life Law Life & Job Skills
Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, a fair housing civil rights organization presents a talk on their “Credit Inequality and Housing Access” exhibit, currently on display at the Main Library. The exhibit focuses on how biased pr...Learn More
Beginner Sewing Machine Class - 3 Week Session - Saturdays (Session 8)
11:00am - 1:15pm
Art Life & Job Skills
This sewing machine class is open to adults and older teens who are beginners looking to develop their sewing skills for personal use or as a marketable skill that can be used to support themselves or their families. Class is limited to 10, only regi...Learn More
11:00am - 12:00pm
Science & Technology/STEAM
Join us and learn how to do folded book art.Once you learn, you can do any of them....Learn More
Beginner Sewing Machine Class for Teens - 2 Weeks (Session 9)
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Art Life & Job Skills
This sewing machine class is open to teens who are beginners looking to develop their sewing skills for personal use or as a marketable skill. Class is limited to six people, only registered attendees will be able to participate. Attendance is requir...Learn More
Summer Reading Program 2023
June 10th – August 5th
Read Them Online Now
Ebooks, eaudio, ecomics and more
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2023 YAVA Award Celebration & Winner
The Young Adult Virginia Author (YAVA) Award Celebration commemorated its tenth year on April 22 with an afternoon of fun, food, and most importantly, books! This year's theme was "retro video games" which set the mood for the party. From the music, to the decorations, to the food (think pizza rolls and funyuns), gamers were surrounded by nostalgia. Everyone who attended had the opportunity to meet some of Virginia's best YA authors. Roseanne A. Brown, Tracy Banghart, Judith Bice, and Kat Spears were all in attendance, talking about their...
April is National Poetry Month
National Poetry Month "Launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996, National Poetry Month is a special occasion that celebrates poets’ integral role in our culture and that poetry matters. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K–12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, families, and—of course—poets, marking poetry’s important place in our lives." (from Poets.org) Did you know that RVA has a Poet...
YA Reads Best Served Cold
In honor of the Ides of March, I thought I'd put together a little booklist for you full of YA books all about revenge. Who does revenge better than a teen scorned? No one! Whether scorned by love, embroiled in an age-old feud, or taking a stance against the patriarchy, literary teens just have a way of exacting the most brutal forms of vengeance. I'm sure at one point or another, many of us have been wronged and fantasized about retribution. But, if you're like me, you would never actually go through with it. So let's live vicariously through...