Meet The Staff – Twin Hickory Area Library Manager

11 Jun

The Twin Hickory Area Library Manager is Ahmed Tabib

3 words to describe Twin Hickory are:

  • Beautiful
  • Community
  • Friendly

Why is Twin Hickory Library great?

  • Even as an area library TW is still a great community library that offers a variety of services with a knowledgeable and friendly staff, a great children department, creative programming and a balanced collection.

How long have you worked in libraries and in Henrico County?

  • 33 years.

A fun factoid about me is:

  • I’m a frustrated chef

One of my favorite books is:

  • 1776 by David McCullough

One of my favorite web sites is:


My preferred device is:

  • My laptop

If you had to choose…fiction or nonfiction?

  • Nonfiction

Some Twin Hickory staff picks are:

  • Charles: The Reverend’s Wife by Kimberla
  • Hillary : Defending Jacob by William Landay
  • Adrienne: At Home by Bill Bryson
  • Bunny : Butterfly’s Daughter by Alice Monroe

My selected Twin Hickory customer comment from our recent survey:

  • We walked into the Twin Hickory Library 2 years ago and said, “We have to buy a house here,” and we did!

Last words:

Don’t miss the Summer Concert Series at Twin Hickory Library!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Twin Hickory Library.

Free.  All ages welcome.

Doctors of Jazz

Tuesday, June 12 at 7:00pm

Our summer series begins with traditional New Orleans Jazz from this popular Richmond group.


Tuesday, July 10 at 7:00pm

We’ll bring an international dimension to our concerts with Arabic music performed by Variations.

Beleza Outdoor Concert

Tuesday, August 14 at 6:30pm

Enjoy Beleza’s unique mix of Latin music, balloon sculptures, face painting and refreshments!

Richmond Symphony Woodwinds Quartet

Tuesday, September 18 at 7:00pm

Our series finishes with a classical sound.

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