So many of The Great American Read books are filled with thought provoking passages and controversial characters. In September and October, libraries across the county will be hosting discussions of some of our favorite titles from PBS’ The Great American Read, which will return to air September 11 on The Community Idea Stations. Don Quixote… Read More Great Books Make Great Discussions
As part of our NASA@MyLibrary programming, we borrowed an Apollo Spacesuit Mockup from NASA’s Johnson Space Center. This suit is similar to the ones worn by the astronauts who walked on the moon! Our resident spaceman, Rick, showed off the suit at several library events last month. He visited the Henrico County Summer… Read More Did you catch the spacesuit?
There is only one month of summer left! Fortunately, we have some amazing teen programs scheduled in August. If you still need a few more entries into your Summer Reading Log, attending a library program counts, so remember to log your entry at henricolibrary.org/src. To go with our Summer Reading theme we have some awesome… Read More Teen Programs in August
We are halfway through the summer and our Summer Reading Club. Hopefully you have enjoyed some excellent books so far! One way to explore music is to read about the people creating it. Here are some of our favorite biographies that show just how fascinating the life of a musician can be. Read about the… Read More The Stories Behind the Music: Biographies and Memoirs
How many of The Great American Read books have you read? For every twenty books you’ve read from the list, you can submit one entry to our drawing. It doesn’t matter when you finished the book! It could have been yesterday or ten years ago. It still counts towards your twenty books, so come into… Read More More chances to win with The Great American Read!
Today is National Summer Learning Day! “National Summer Learning Day is a national advocacy day aimed at elevating the importance of keeping kids learning, safe and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school in the fall ready to succeed in the year” – National Summer Learning Association To celebrate, we thought we would… Read More Keep Learning All Summer Long!
Summer has set in and the rising temperatures are making us sweat! At the library we have air conditioning, lots of good books, and plenty of ways to spend some time cooling off in the summer. Did you know we also show movies? Many of The Great American Read titles have been made into award… Read More Summer Movies at Your Library!