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Teen Space

  • Read + Review helps the library promote its new YA Books. Students in grades 6-12 can read New titles from the library’s YA collections and submit a review for us to share on our Wordpress blog.

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  • Earn community service hours at the library through the Read + Review, VolunTeen, and Teen Advisory Board programs.

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  • Get online help with homework assignments.

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  • Get free college information from HCPL.

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  • Get free career information from HCPL.

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  • Get help with personal issues.

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Latest Library News

Latest Library News

19 January 2021
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids
Recreate the serendipity of discovering a book on the shelf at the library by requesting a Book Bundle for curbside pickup. Librarians will surprise you with a selection of staff-favorite titles from a variety of genres and for readers of all ages.
15 January 2021
News & Events
Adults
Another year is upon us and with each new year is a new beginning. It’s a time to hit the reset button on our lives, be it for personal improvement, fitness, or professional development. As you make your New Year’s resolutions, you can utilize our collection for resources to aid in keeping your 2021 goals.
08 January 2021
News & Events
Adults
We are pleased to announce that, after being unable to join us last year, Robin Sloan will join us virtually for our 2021 All Henrico Reads to discuss his book Sourdough. We are excited to welcome him on April 1, 2021 at 7 pm.
04 January 2021
News & Events
Children who are exposed to lots of books early in life have a leg up once they start Kindergarten. Read with your little one and try to reach the goal of 1000 books before they start kindergarten, and earn cool prizes along the way!
29 December 2020
News & Events
Kids
Early Learning
Language learning starts early, and the best way to build vocabulary is through interaction. Talking, singing, and pointing are hallmarks of language learning, and the pillars of the second principle of The Basics. The Basics are a set of principles that help families maximize early learning so you can build a foundation for your child's cognitive, social, and emotional growth. In the second post in this series, we are sharing tips for “Talk, Sing, and Point”, the second principle of The Basics.
18 December 2020
News & Events
Seniors
Adults
Last but not least, here are our favorite books for adults! There is something for everyone, from romance to high fantasy to history. What was your favorite book this year?

Minecraft Club

Play Minecraft with friends and explore our virtual libraries. The server is open from 3 – 5 PM and library staff will be on hand to monitor gameplay and answer any questions you may have.

Find out more about the club.

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Teen Library News

19 January 2021
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids
Recreate the serendipity of discovering a book on the shelf at the library by requesting a Book Bundle for curbside pickup. Librarians will surprise you with a selection of staff-favorite titles from a variety of genres and for readers of all ages....
16 December 2020
News & Events
Teens

There were some absolutely fabulous teen titles published this year, including wonderfully thought-provoking nonfiction, fantastical adventures, and stunning LGBTQIA+ stories. Here are our favorites!

01 December 2020
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids

Brush up on your improv skills and move and groove with us! Our online programs this month include music, games, crafts, book discussions, and even investment tips! Join us from the comfort of your home.

13 November 2020
News & Events
Teens
Are you a member of the BTS Army? Do you belong to BLINK? As interest in K-Pop only continues to grow, more and more books are featuring characters chasing their dreams of K-Pop fame. Aspirational young stars have to learn complicated choreography wh...
06 November 2020
News & Events
Teens
Adults
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is an annual creative writing challenge that takes place in November where you have 30 days to write a 50,000 word novel. Writing a novel can be a daunting task, but with the right instruction, you’ll be crank...
30 October 2020
News & Events
Teens
Seniors
Adults
Kids

Learn something new this November. This month we are starting a Comics Makers Club for teens, Science Kids is tackling coding, and adults can compete to see who will win JeoPARODY! Find something fun for your family.

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