It’s the season of parties, family gatherings, and potlucks! Whether you are cooking for a large group or trying to find a delicious dish to bring to the party, the perfect recipe is waiting in one of our cookbooks.
It is once again time for our Henrico Christmas Mother Book Drive. Henrico Christmas Mother assists families in economic need and of all religious backgrounds at the holiday time. Our Teen Advisory Boards have set up boxes at all Henrico libraries for donations of new or gently used books for children and teens.
“Part courtroom thriller, part chronicle of Southern small-town life, brimming with humor and delivered through the eyes of whip-smart Scout Finch as she grows up seeing her father fight for what he believes is right, against all odds. Don't be fooled by your memories from high school English class, this book is a powerhouse.” — Gina at the Mobile Library Service
Cooler weather and shorter days make the fall a great time to settle in with a new mystery series. From delightfully gossipy restaurant owners moonlighting as amateur sleuths, to hardened investigators facing the end of the world, or even a crime-solving furry companion, there is a literary detective for everyone.
Books with difficult subjects or different viewpoints are often challenged or requested to be removed from libraries, which is a form of censorship. We believe that it is important to provide access to challenged books to protect our community’s right to intellectual freedom, to resist censorship, and because calls for censorship and the resultant restriction of intellectual freedom often has an outsized impact on marginalized members of our community.