All Henrico County Public Library services, including contactless holds pickup, will be closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.
Library buildings are closed until further notice. We are offering contactless holds pickup, new online programs and storytimes, digital library cards,
and more. Details here.

Teen Space

  • Read + Review helps the library promote its new YA Books. Students in grades 6-12 can read New titles from the library’s YA collections and submit a review for us to share on our Wordpress blog.

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  • Earn community service hours at the library through the Read + Review, VolunTeen, and Teen Advisory Board programs.

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  • Get online help with homework assignments.

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  • Get free college information from HCPL.

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  • Get free career information from HCPL.

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  • Get help with personal issues.

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Latest Library News

Latest Library News

22 May 2020
News & Events
Teens
This year marks the 75th commemoration of the end of World War II, an event that has produced countless stories of bravery, tragedy, and triumph. These World War II books are not just for history buffs. They are stories that help us connect to the past, and give hope for the future.
20 May 2020
News & Events
Adults
Springtime is here! Warm sunlight and gentle breezes are calling us to spend some time outside. Whether you have a huge back yard, a tiny patch of earth, or a porch with a few pots, gardening is a great way to do just that. Henrico County Public Library has a plethora of online options to get you growing!
18 May 2020
News & Events
Adults
Aliens, strange worlds, sentient robots, interstellar spaceships… science fiction focuses on worlds and realities that we can only imagine. It can be wonderfully fun and even comforting to escape to these unknowns. Here are some of our favorite titles, both new and old, that push the limits of imagination.
14 May 2020
News & Events
Kids
One of the questions we get regularly in the children’s area is “My child is starting to read, where are the books for us?” We wanted to share a few suggestions, tips, and books to help you and your beginning reader get started.
12 May 2020
News & Events
Adults
Historical fiction immerses you in a different time and place. You can travel back to 16th Century England, 19th century Liberia, 1920s Mexico, -- the possibilities are endless. Historical fiction can also give us insight to the lives of historically marginalized people, and allow us to deepen our understanding of the past.
08 May 2020
News & Events
Teens
Kids
HOME RUN! TOUCHDOWN! GOAL! For many tweens, sport is more than just a way to keep their bodies active or a hobby to have fun with; it’s a serious endeavor, an escape, or even a way of life. Your love for sport can reach beyond the game with fantastic titles from Henrico County Public Library.
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Teen Library News

22 May 2020
News & Events
Teens
This year marks the 75th commemoration of the end of World War II, an event that has produced countless stories of bravery, tragedy, and triumph. These World War II books are not just for history buffs. They are stories that help us connect to the pa...
08 May 2020
News & Events
Teens
Kids
HOME RUN! TOUCHDOWN! GOAL! For many tweens, sport is more than just a way to keep their bodies active or a hobby to have fun with; it’s a serious endeavor, an escape, or even a way of life. Your love for sport can reach beyond the game with fantastic...
04 May 2020
News & Events
Teens
Kids
In partnership with Greater Richmond SCAN, HCPL is observing Resilience Week by contributing to a virtual bookshelf highlighting titles that contain themes of resilience and growth. Young people can be inspired to nurture their own resilience by read...
01 May 2020
News & Events
Teens
Need a laugh? Of course you do! Laughter is the best medicine, after all. Maybe you’re looking for a chuckle, but you want to expand your horizons (or maybe you love romantic comedies and are looking for something new!). Luckily, humor can be found i...
29 April 2020
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids

Get a head start on Summer Reading and join your friends at the Henrico County Public Library for weekly challenges designed to help you connect with the library and discover a great big world of learning, all while you Stay Home!

22 April 2020
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids
Exactly 50 years ago, April 22, 1970, the very first Earth Day was celebrated. At that time, environmentalism was growing and concerned people were looking for a way to generate even more interest in protecting the natural world. Over the years, Eart...

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