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Celebrate Black History Month at the Library

To celebrate Black History Month, we have a great schedule of lectures and workshops! Learn about local history-makers like Susie King Taylor, how black music has evolved over the years from classical to Hip Hop, and how to get started with African American genealogy.

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Upcoming Digital Media Lab Classes

There are some exciting programs coming up in our Digital Media Labs! Sign up to learn how to digitize your old photos, shoot great video, or find out all about the lab itself.

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Some of Our Favorite Science Fiction

At first glance, many science fiction novels seem strange, or even too familiar: just another road trip in space, or alien invasion story. But the great thing about all science fiction stories, and their weird and delightful views of the world, is that they will make you think.

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Upcoming Ebook Workshops

We offer a wide variety of free digital content that is available to stream or download on your device 24/7. Our collection includes ebooks, comics, audiobooks, music, movies, and magazines. Learn how to enjoy our digital collection at one of our upcoming ebook workshops.

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Join a Book Discussion

Every library has a monthly book discussion group, and some locations have several! It doesn’t matter what you enjoy reading, there is a group for you.

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2018 Staff Picks for Adults

Like our lists from previous years, our staff picks reflect the wonderfully diverse reading tastes of our library staff. See what your favorite librarian is reading and pick up a copy!

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All Henrico Reads 2019: After Anna by Lisa Scottoline

We are excited to announce our 2019 All Henrico Reads selection. After Anna by Lisa Scottoline is an engaging domestic thriller from an award-winning writer.

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Thank you for writing us. All Henrico Reads is a project sponsored by the Friends of the Henrico County Public Library. Friends ... Read More
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Live Music for the Holidays!

Set the mood for the holidays with some great music. We will have live performances by several local favorites!
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Get help with holiday shopping from Consumer Reports

It's the time of year when many of us get together with our loved ones, cook and enjoy a big feast, and afterward, do a little shopping.  One great resource for the informed buyer is Consumer Reports, the entirety of which you can access for free with your Henrico County Public Library card. 

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Active Aging Week

“Active Aging Week challenges society’s diminished expectations of aging by showing that, regardless of age or health conditions, adults over 50 can live as fully as possible in all areas of life—physical, social, spiritual, emotional, intellectual, vocational and environmental.” - International Council on Active Aging

There are many opportunities for older adults to enjoy life in Henrico County. In the library we offer lectures, craft programs, book discussions, and computer classes all year round. During Active Aging Week we have a variety of programs that provide information and resources for anyone who is looking to stay active and informed, regardless of age.

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