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The Library of Virginia has two great talks lined up for next week.
It is time to stock up on summer reading…the Spring Friends Book Sale is this weekend at the Main Library.
Enjoy desserts while VCU international students and Instructor Audrey Short facilitate discussions and share stories from various countries.
Are you doing some fall cleaning and now have a stack of unwanted books, cds, and dvds? Found a stack of paper bags in the hall closet? Bring them to the Main Library on October 6. The Friends of the Richmond Public Library’s Fall Drive-Thru Book Drive is this weekend. Drop off services will be [...]
Friends Spring Book Sale offering thousands of great hardbacks, paperbacks, CDs, DVDs and more, cheap! Friday: 10-12 for Members; 12-5, and 7-9 for public! Saturday: 10:00-4:00
In partnership with the Richmond Ballet, Tulsa-based dancer and choreographer discusses Li Cunxin’s captivating memoir, Mao’s Last Dancer. Cunxin, a Chinese dancer, captured the attention of the nation with his inspiring story of passion, perseverance, and devotion set against Communist China.
Richmond native Randall Robinson, formerly of TransAfrica, recalls the early days of the civil rights movement in Richmond in an interview with Democracy Now’s Juan Gonzalez. His new novel, Makeda “is the story of an extraordinary woman who is a poor, blind waitress in Richmond, Virginia, who remembers past lives“. Here is an excerpt, [...]
We invite you to join us at Main Library (101 East Franklin Street) on Friday at 7:00 pm for the first Richmond Writers Series program of 2012. The Reverend Ben Campbell will be on hand to discuss his book, Richmond’s Unhealed History, which examines the contradictions and crises that have formed our city over more [...]