The Goochland Campus library is showcasing displays from one of David Pippin’s Floral Design Classes. Drop by the library to study, read a book or newspaper, use one of our new computers, laptops or iPads and be surrounded by these beautiful floral designs. The library has numerous books in the collection to help guide you through … Continue reading Floral designs on display at Goochland Campus Library
Reynolds Library hosted 47 Advance College Academy students in two library instruction sessions as part of their SDV 100 course. The students piloted an information literacy activity called The Source Deck. The Source Deck is a series of research activities that students complete in small groups. The activities are all hands-on, and include essential research … Continue reading Advance College Academy Students Pilot The Source Deck at Reynolds Library
Good news for all you YA fanatics! Next Wednesday, January 28th Fountain Bookstore is hosting a discussion and book signing with bestselling authors Gayle Forman (If I Stay - now a major motion picture!, Just One Day, I Was Here) and Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle, The Scorpio Races, The Shiver Series). They will be discussing … Continue reading Local Event: Two Best-Selling YA Authors Coming to Richmond!
Denise Woetzel, Information Literacy Librarian, and Suzanne Sherry, Parham Campus Library Coordinator, presented the information session “College Libraries and Research: Top 10 Things to Expect” on December 8, 2014 to students at Hermitage High School. College-bound senior English students participated in the six sessions, and the Reynolds librarians reached almost 400 students during the event. … Continue reading Library to library outreach: Reynolds librarians present to college-bound seniors at Hermitage High School
Scott Burrell, agriculture specialist at the Goochland Campus, has just had his 21st and 22nd article published in the February Issue of Virginia Gardener Magazine. His article Maximum Garden, Minimum Time, features a photograph of the landscaping at the Goochland Campus (look for it on page 26.) His article In the Green Zone mentions Reynolds … Continue reading Goochland Campus in Virginia Gardener Magazine
The Richmond Marathon is one of the top 15 marathons in the US, and was named America’s Friendliest Marathon by Runner’s World Magazine. On Saturday, November 16 almost 20,000 runners will run (and walk) on Richmond’s streets in the marathon, half marathon and 8k. Planning on running, cheering, or staying as close to your couch … Continue reading What I Talk About When I Talk About Running…the Richmond Marathon
Virginians love their pets—and not only dogs and cats! The Library of Virginia has a new exhibition called The Importance of Being Cute: Pet Photography in Virginia 1840-2013. The collection includes Victorian cartes de visite, cabinet cards, and original glass plate negatives, along with contemporary images. Browse the photos online, or check out the collection … Continue reading The Importance of Being Cute: Pet Photography in Virginia 1840-2013 at the Library of Virginia
Holiday shopping is crazy enough without getting caught by traffic accidents. This link: http://eservices.ci.richmond.va.us/applications/traffic/trafficpage/TrafficPage.aspx shows real-time accident and hazard information for Henrico and Chesterfield counties as well as Richmond itself. Another tip from the Richmond Police: "The single biggest problem right now is people leaving stuff in their cars. GPS devices, presents, purses, etc that are … Continue reading More holiday safety
Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, VA - Christmas Eve 2007 Photo by Todd Feldman If you are planning on staying in the Richmond area this holiday season, check out In Rich.com's Holiday Guide' 08 for a plethora of things to see and do including: GardenFest of Lights - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Holiday Glitter - Monument Avenue after … Continue reading Staying in town this Holiday Season?
The Twin Hickory Public Library in Glen Allen has a unique display in honor of Banned Books Week. They have people volunteer to silently read banned and challenged books in the display window. As one librarian noted, "So far it's gotten a lot of attention – we hear a lot of 'Mom, what are those people … Continue reading Local Library Celebrates Banned Books Week