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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!

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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.

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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.

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Barbra Salas
I love this post!
Thursday, 30 July 2020 09:24
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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.

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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.

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Escape into a Fantasy Realm

Escape Into Fantasy

Need to escape for a little bit? Dive into a fantasy world and be whisked away by conjured beasts, join in a timeless battle between good and evil, or get lost in fairy adventures. Explore the unknown and meet mystical creatures who may be more relatable than you believe. These reads will excite your imagination, and inspire you to make our world a better place.

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LibraryCon will be virtual this year!

LibraryCon

Join us on Saturday, June 20 for our virtual LibraryCon. We are hosting online D&D workshops for gamers at any level, and you can enter to win our cosplay contest!

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Was there no one who did the costume contest? I haven't seen anything.
Thursday, 25 June 2020 09:26
Henrico County Public Library
Sadly, we did not receive any submissions to our Cosplay Contest this year. We understand that the virtual format might not be as ... Read More
Thursday, 25 June 2020 13:18
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The One Henrico Reading Challenge is your Summer Reading destination!

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The One Henrico Reading Challenge started as a fun way to share reading activities during the stay-at-home order, and starting June 15, it is the official Henrico County Public Library Summer Reading Challenge! If you haven’t already, sign up to participate in our fun weekly activities designed to help you grow your love of reading and discover a great big world of learning. Logging your reading and learning will earn you chances to win cool prizes, provided by the Friends of Henrico County Public Library.

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Guest — Jackie
I am so glad to see you will be doing something for summer reading!!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 16:11
Guest — Jane
I totally agree!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 23:25
Guest — VG
It is really fun you know?
Monday, 22 June 2020 10:33
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What to Read if You Love Dungeons and Dragons

DnD

If you’re missing D&D or your gaming group, Henrico Library’s collection has you covered. Between books, audiobooks, and graphic novels, there are plenty of fantastic stories featuring swords and sorcery to choose from. If you want to lose yourself in an epic story about a distant land, delve into forgotten crypts, or get inspiration for your own games, keep reading and take a look at the titles below.

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World War II Books for Teens

WWII

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.

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Guest — Excellent list.
Excellent list of WWII books depicting life torn asunder by the horrors of war.
Monday, 25 May 2020 09:56
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