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MedlinePlus

Searching for medical information on the internet can be a treacherous task. How do you know if the information you find can be trusted? One reliable resource is MedlinePlus, which has information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand from the National Library of Medicine.

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Explore Electric Vehicles

The 9th Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival is this month and we are excited to participate!

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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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Personal Finance

It is one of the best and most common New Year’s resolutions anyone can make: “This year I am going to get my financial life in order.” Whether you are a savvy saver or a beginning investor, we have recommendations for books that meet every level of fiscal fitness.

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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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Get Organized in 2019

The year is coming to a close and January means a fresh start! Let us help you meet your goals for 2019. This month, we have some great programs to help you plan and achieve your New Year's resolutions.

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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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