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Super Heroes for All Ages

Shazam! Check out these all powerful books awaiting your whole family!

Adults who are kids at heart:
Marvel Encyclopedia (741.5973 Marvel)

Older kiddos:
Meet the Marvel Super Heroes (J 741.5973 Wyatt)
Meet the Marvel Super Heroes (J 741.5973 Peterson)
Avengers Storybook Collection (Juv Fic, Avenger)
Super Heroes Storybook Collection (Juv Fic, Super) 


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Child Care Provider Trainings

Workshops for child care providers are offered monthly at various library locations, from September to May during weekday evenings. Participants earn 1.5 continuing education credit hours per workshop. Registration is free and must be done online with a Henrico County Library card. Please note that each provider must register with their own library card. If you do not have a Henrico County Public Library card, please apply with your photo ID at one of our branches.

A Place of Our Own” video workshops will be offered over the course of two weekends in November, 2015. Participants may earn 3 CE credit hours for each workshop attended.  There is a $5 fee for each video workshop.

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Stop by your library today to check out these titles for soothing and fun music the whole family can enjoy.


You Are My Little Bird or Sunny Day by Elizabeth Mitchell - These CDs are terrific for quiet time, road trips or tough mornings. Mitchell's renditions of beloved children's songs and covers of folk classics by Woody Guthrie or Bob Marley are sweet and comforting, never grating.

I'm Me by Charlie Hope - Clear vocals and catchy rhythms make Charlie Hope's CD a winner. She sings several original songs that are fresh and lots of fun, as well as terrific versions of time-tested favorites. 

Family Time by Ziggy Marley - A fun, upbeat CD full of original songs and featuring lots of guests like Paul Simon, Jack Johnson and Willie Nelson! This CD also includes two stories narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis.


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Eat your fruit and veggies and read about them too! Here is a list of some great books to check out from your library.


Go, Go, Grapes! : A Fruit Chant by April Pulley Sayre
Rhyming text and colorful illustrations describe the tastes, scents, and appearance of different fruits.

In the Garden: Who's Been Here? by Lindsay Barrett George
As Jeremy and Christina pick vegetables for their mother, they see evidence of animals and insects that have been in the garden before them.

Plants Feed Me by Lizzy Rockwell
A young boy explains the different plants and parts of plants that people commonly eat, from roots and tubers to fruits and vegetables.

Read-A-Book: A Distance Learning Program for Child Care Providers


Child care providers who are looking to earn some credit hours from the comfort of their own home, take notice!


Read-A-Book is a distance learning self-study program developed by the Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Development at the Virginia Department of Social Services.