Everyone likes being read to as a child. As adults, we are busy working, traveling, and often strapped for time, but audiobooks make it possible to listen and enjoy a story no matter what you are doing. A good audiobook, read by an excellent narrator can take you to outer space on your weekly commute… Read More June is National Audiobook Month!
It is finally time for pool parties, reading on the beach, and outdoor concerts! School is out in just over two weeks, and this Friday our Summer Reading Club begins! The theme this year is “Libraries Rock” and we have three months of music-related programs lined up, as well as great prizes for participants.
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
Voting ended Monday and we are happy to announce the winners of Twin Hickory’s 2018 Lego Contest! Check out these awesome designs: Thank you to all who participated. Everyone submitted fantastic work! All entries can be found in our Flickr Album.
Snapshot Virginia is a statewide initiative from the Virginia Library Association and the Library of Virginia intended to provide a “snapshot” of a day in the life of the library. On April 24th, we participated in Snapshot Virginia, and it is clear that Henrico County Public Libraries are important and highly valued institutions in the… Read More Snapshot Virginia 2018
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