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!
We’ve been busy checking off our reads on The Great American Read checklist! There are so many amazing novels to enjoy. Have you seen our librarian’s recommendations on Instagram and Facebook? Share your favorites using #HenricoGreatRead to win a $25 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble! To enhance your reading lives we have some exciting… Read More Upcoming Great American Read Programs
Our summer reading theme this year is “Libraries Rock!” and we are very excited to fill the summer with music!
You might have noticed that there are lots of space themed programs happening at your local libraries over the past year. We had an amazing time during our eclipse watching parties last summer and enjoyed the night sky with the Richmond Astronomical Society during the late Fall and early Spring.
On May 22nd PBS is premiering The Great American Read. The first episode introduces the 100 books most loved by Americans. The book list was released just a few weeks ago and it contains a broad range of fiction both new and old. Some of our favorites include Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora… Read More The Great American Read
Everyone experiences death at some point in their lives. For those grieving, Henrico County Public Library is offering monthly Bereavement Groups at Tuckahoe Area Library and Sandston Branch Library. The Bereavement groups are safe spaces to work through your loss in a group setting. Join Alane Ford from James River Home Health and Hospice at… Read More Bereavement Groups and Death Cafes
The Henrico Christmas Mother donation season is here, and our Teen Advisory Boards are asking for your help. They want to be able to deliver A LOT of books this year to the Christmas Mother and would appreciate your donations of new books for children and teens. Last year you donated over 900 books. Can we beat… Read More 2017 Henrico Christmas Mother Book Drive