catalog   site
 catalog   site 

 Learn more about our phased reopening. |  Share your feedback about our new website.

Library News

Books Can Take You All Over

Books Take You All Over

Real places have inspired some really good fiction. Often times, the setting can make or break a story, especially when it is somewhere you have been before. Here are some of our favorite novels for adults, teens, and kids that capture the spirit of a place, each paired with a work of non-fiction so you can keep exploring and learning.

Read More
  0 Comments

Mes de Herencia Hispana

Hispanic Heritage Month

¿Qué recursos me pueden ayudar con la escuela, el trabajo, o para disfrutar de mi tiempo libre?

Read More
  0 Comments

Supporting Students and Virtual Learning

Supporting Students

HCPL has coordinated with our public schools to support students and their families during the virtual start to the school year. We have pledged to provide educational support to our young people and their families. Through our collaboration with Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS), we have expanded opportunities for ebook access for students, are promoting our new digital cards, and have lots of spaces, including reservable meeting and study rooms, at our many open library locations for educational activities. Read on to learn more about how libraries can help you make the most of virtual learning this school year.

Read More
  0 Comments

Nine Romantic Reads for Teens (with Food and Drink Pairings)

YA Romance Books

What’s better than a feel-good romance to bring you out of a reading slump? Each of these titles is a delight to read, and we’ve paired them with a food or drink so you can snack while you read. Best of all, everything has a happy ending.

Read More
  0 Comments

Announcing the Winners of our #OneHenrico Summer Reading Challenge!

Summer Reading Congratulations

Summer Reading finished on August 15, and while we are sad it is over, we hope you enjoyed the challenge as much as we did! It was great to see your reviews, connect with you on social media, and read lots of amazing books.

Read More
  0 Comments

Novels in Verse: Teen Reads

Books in Verse

A novel in verse can be free-form, a specific style of poetry, or have poetic structures and devices embedded within. Because of the format, novels in verse can often feel more approachable than traditional prose, using emotion and form to further appeal to the reader. Novels in verse can encompass any genre, and often present a different style of creative expression than is typically found in books. You just might feel inspired to create your own verse too. Happy reading!

Read More
  0 Comments

Two Weeks Left in Our Summer Reading Challenge!

Summer Reading

There are less than two weeks left for our Summer Reading program, the One Henrico Reading Challenge. If you haven’t already signed up, it isn’t too late! Simply visit henricolibrary.org/summerreading and get started on a bunch of reading fun. If you’ve already completed your reading challenge, prize books are currently available in limited quantities at our Fairfield, Libbie Mill, Tuckahoe, Twin Hickory, and Varina libraries.

Read More
  0 Comments

YA Books and Music: What to Listen to While You Read

Books and Music

Movies and soundtracks are like two peas in a pod, but we’d argue that books and music make a great pair too! What better way to amplify the environment, characters and mood of a story than listening to music while reading? Below you’ll find our picks for YA book and music pairings.

Read More
Recent comment in this post
Barbra Salas
I love this post!
Thursday, 30 July 2020 09:24
  1 Comment

Makerspaces

Makerspaces

Makerspaces have popped up all over the world in libraries, museums, and on school campuses. Why not have a Makerspace in your own living space? Makerspaces can fuel innovation, critical thinking skills, and problem solving for teens. Depending on the space you have available at home, you can create a pop-up, temporary makerspace, or a dedicated area. What’s most important is having an environment to be creative.

Read More
  0 Comments

Books about Books

Books onBooks

A good book can feature a journey to a distant land, an impossible reality, or sometimes, stories within a story. Authors often include or invent books of great power and importance within their imagined worlds. Our teen librarians created this list of some of their favorite books about books for teens.

Read More
  0 Comments
Feedback

Feedback Form

Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Follow Us

©  Henrico County Public Library. All rights reserved.
Henrico County Government | Disclaimer
Henrico County Seal