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Enter to Win - Richmond Symphony Lollipops Tickets

Do you like Green Eggs and Ham?

If you suspect that you might, you will definitely love the Richmond Symphony's musical adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s beloved children’s classic.

The Richmond Symphony has generously donated a set of four tickets to the show (part of their Union Bank & Trust LolliPops series) and you could win them! All you need to do is fill out our ENTRY FORM and drop it off at any Henrico County Public Library by Saturday January 23rd. Winners will be selected by a random drawing and notified on Tuesday January 27th.

You can also enter by visiting our Facebook page and looking for our post on Green Eggs and Ham. Reply or Like our post and we will include you in the drawing.

Limit one entry per person. Regular ticket prices $11 – $17. Concerts are ideal for children ages 5 and up. Visit for performance details.


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Youth Book Awards Announced!

The American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards this morning at 8 am EST. Awards included the prestigious Randolph Caldecott Medal for best picture book, the Newbery Medal for best book for children, the Geisel Award for best beginning reader and the Robert F. Sibert Medal for the best informational book.

Put a hold on one of these award winners today!

For a full list of ALA Youth Media Award winners, including Honor Books, visit the Association for Library Services to Children's website here.

Newbery & Caldecott winners 1986-2016



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Our library staff love, love, love to read!! We have pulled together a list of some of the children's titles they were reading and loving in 2015. The first four titles were on more than one staff members top reads of the year!


Title: Night Animals
Author: Gianna Marino
Find this book at your library

"Hilarious possum. His expressions are priceless." - Melinda G., Glen Allen Branch Library




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Here is our newest installment in our Lit Bits series: The Letter E!!!

Your Henrico County libraries love helping you get your children ready to read!  For more ideas and book recommendations, please visit our Ready for Kindergarten page or stop by your library today!