News Releases

Copies of news releases from the Library Community Relations office to Richmond area media. These include announcements about branch openings and closings, library events, and special programs.

What's Happening in the Libraries

The past twelve months of highlighted library programs and events.

News Releases

2016

Date of Issue  Subject 
December 7, 2016 The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery to be 2017 All Henrico Reads Featured Title
September 30, 2016 Check Out Birdwatching Programs and Birding Backpacks at the Library
September 27, 2016 Death Cafés at Henrico County Public Library
August 9, 2016 Cross the Finish Line of Summer Reading Club with Events at All Libraries
August 8, 2016 New Phone Numbers for Henrico County Public Libraries
July 25, 2016 Take a Hike with Henrico County Public Library’s New Nature Exploration Backpacks
July 15, 2016 Stay Cool and Polka at the Library
June 14, 2016 Streaming Movies, TV and Music from Henrico County Public Library
April 20, 2016 Varina Branch Library Relocating to New Varina Area Library in June 2016
April 7, 2016 8th Annual All Henrico Reads Featuring Author Chitra Divakaruni

2015

Date of Issue  Subject 
June 27, 2016 Keep in Reading Shape This Summer – Join the Summer Reading Club 
December 23, 2015 Veterans Invited to Reading and Discussion Program at Henrico County Public Library
November 12, 2015 One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni to be 2016 All Henrico Reads Featured Title
September 24, 2015 Dumbarton Area Library Relocating to new Libbie Mill Library in October 2015
March 24, 2015 All Henrico Reads Author Tayari Jones to Speak at Glen Allen High School

2014

Date of Issue  Subject 
September 25, 2014 Tayari Jones to be 2015 All Henrico Reads Author
March 13, 2014 New York Times Bestselling author Lee Smith at 2014 ALL HENRICO READS

2013

Date of Issue  Subject 
December 9, 2013 Virginia native, Lee Smith, to be 2014 All Henrico Reads Author
September 23, 2013 Henrico County Public Library to Host Digital Bookmobile National Tour Event, Share eBook Download Experience
June 10, 2013 Read for a chance to win an iPad mini and more at Henrico County Public Library
May 17, 2013 Information is Power at Henrico County Public Library
April 11, 2013 New York Times Best-Selling Author Adriana Trigiani at 2013 ALL HENRICO READS

2012

Date of Issue Subject
November 15, 2012 2013 All Henrico Reads author will be Adriana Trigiani
November 5, 2012 Community Meetings for the New Varina Area Library
September 27, 2012 Henrico County Public Library offers "always available" eBooks through an innovative, new service
September 5, 2012 Henrico County Public Library Launches Plan for the Future
May 14, 2012 Henrico County Public Library Reopens Its Newly Renovated Gayton Branch
May 8, 2012 Henrico County Public Library Receives State Award
April 10, 2012 Henrico County Public Library Hosts Henrico Historian, Dr. Louis Manarin
March 13, 2012 New York Times Bestselling Author at 2012 All Henrico Reads
February 13, 2012 Black History Month Events at Henrico County Public Library
January 9, 2012 Henrico County Public Library Now Has New Free Mobile App

2011

Date of Issue Subject
September 29, 2011 All Henrico Reads 2012 with Garth Stein
September 21, 2011 CORRECTED TIME FOR THE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING OPPORTUNITY
September 13, 2011 Henrico County Public Library to Host OverDrive's National Digital Bookmobile! View Photo
June 27, 2011 Henrico County Public Library to Offer Overdrive
June 22, 2011 Henrico County Public Library Wins National and State Awards
March 23, 2011 Henrico's Gayton Branch Library Temporarily Closing
March 7, 2011 All Henrico Reads 2011 with David Baldacci
January 10, 2011 Black History Programs

2010

Date of Issue Subject
November 23, 2010 David Baldacci Author Visit 
November 8, 2010 Varina Branch Library Will Close for Repaving November 11 & 12, 2010
October 4, 2010 Henrico's Glen Allen Branch Library to Reopen October 25, 2010
September 30, 2010 Teen Author Melissa Marr Coming to Henrico's Tuckahoe Area Library
September 30, 2010 Henrico County Public Library Now Offering Online Résumé Help
September 10, 2010 New Senior Section on Website
August 4, 2010 David Robbins Author Visit
June 22, 2010 NUTZY to Soar into Henrico County Public Libraries
June 9, 2010 Free Family Summer Concert Series at Twin Hickory Area Library in Henrico
May 21, 2010 D-Day in Normandy
April 9, 2010 New Telephone Numbers for Henrico County Public Libraries
March 9, 2010 Author Woody Holton to Speak at Tuckahoe Area Public Library
January 11, 2010 Tuskegee Airmen to Speak

2009

Date of Issue Subject
August 29, 2009 2009 All Henrico Reads Author and Book are Announced
June 1, 2009 African American Trailblazers at Dumbarton Library
May 1, 2009 Henrico's Glen Allen Branch Library Temporarily Closing
April 29, 2009 Gayton Library Town Meeting

2008

Date of Issue Subject
August 25, 2008 2008 All Henrico Reads Author is Announced