All Area Libraries (Fairfield, Libbie Mill, Tuckahoe, Twin Hickory, and Varina) are now open to the public with limited hours and occupancy. Additional locations will reopen soon in our next phase. We are offering contactless holds pickup at all locations, new online programs and storytimes, digital library cards, and more. Details here.

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Upcoming Naturalization Information Sessions

There are still three more Naturalization Information Sessions this fall. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be at Libbie Mill, Varina, and Twin Hickory libraries to present information for legal permanent residents and interested naturalization applicants. The presenter will discuss the naturalization process and test as well as the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizens.

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September is National Library Card Sign-up Month!

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Your Henrico County Public Library card is the most important school supply. With it you can do so much more than take home books. You can check out movies, magazines, and audiobooks. We have Birding and Nature Exploration kits, Caregiver kits, and Book Discussion sets that you can take home. Libbie Mill Library even has American Girl Dolls that you can check out to play with in the library!

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Learn about the new GRTC system!

Get up to speed on transit enhancements in Henrico County this Fall! Join GRTC for an overview of local routes and services, including new travel opportunities on nights and weekends. Representatives will be visiting select Henrico County Public Library locations over the next month to talk about the recent changes in service.  ​Fairfield...
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Libbie Mill Library's Teen Art Show

 Libbie Mill Library's Teen Art Studio is currently hosting its first annual art exhibition.

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Great Books Make Great Discussions

So many of The Great American Read books are filled with thought provoking passages and controversial characters. In September and October, libraries across the county will be hosting discussions of some of our favorite titles from PBS' The Great American Read, which will return to air September 11 on The Community Idea Stations

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The Stories Behind the Music: Biographies and Memoirs

 We are halfway through the summer and our Summer Reading Club. Hopefully you have enjoyed some excellent books so far! 

One way to explore music is to read about the people creating it. Here are some of our favorite biographies that show just how fascinating the life of a musician can be. Read about the glamour, the trials, tribulations, and travel in these great titles.
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Did you catch the spacesuit?

As part of our NASA@MyLibrary programming, we borrowed an Apollo Spacesuit Mockup from NASA's Johnson Space Center. This suit is similar to the ones worn by the astronauts who walked on the moon!  Our resident spaceman, Rick, showed off the suit at several library events last month. He visited the Henrico County Summer BLAST program at Montros...
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Happy Pride!

 Pride month might be coming to an end, but we have a great selection of LGBTQIA+ books for you to read year round!

There are so many great works of LGBTQIA+ literature out there. While we have tried to highlight a diverse range of experience, this list is not exhaustive. Staff have sent in their favorites and we hope they will end up on your favorites list too! If you would like a list of books on a particular topic, you can request one through our Custom Book List form.

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Introducing Caregiver Kits!

Henrico County Public Library now offers Caregiver Kits to help those with dementia or memory challenges and their caregivers make connections. With a kit, you can spend a nostalgic afternoon together remembering the past. Explore a variety of topics from cooking to local history. 

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