Jack and the Wonder Beans!

Last Saturday I took my kids to a great Library program! Some students from Theatre VCU put on a great show at the Gayton Library. It was an Appalachian rendition of the classic fairy tale Jack and the Bean Stalk titled Jack and the Wonder Beans. They did a great job and all of the kids in attendance seemed to really […]

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Jack and the Wonder Beans!

Last Saturday I took my kids to a great Library program! Some students from Theatre VCU put on a great show at the Gayton Library. It was an Appalachian rendition of the classic fairy tale Jack and the Bean Stalk titled Jack and the Wonder Beans. They did a great job and all of the kids in attendance seemed to really […]

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Time Travel, History and Fun

Last Saturday the Department of Recreation and Parks hosted the first Hunt for Henrico History. The event was held at the Deep Run Recreation Center at Deep Run Park. Over 800 people came to the day-long event to learn more about the history of Henrico County. This was the kick off to a year long celebration of the […]

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Why I’m Optimistic

A few weeks ago I was asked by my boss to prepare a short presentation on change and libraries for the library’s staff development days in December. It’s been a great reason to read and really think about what I think libraries may be like in the not-too-distant-future. At first I was a bit overwhelmed by all […]

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Why I’m Optimistic

A few weeks ago I was asked by my boss to prepare a short presentation on change and libraries for the library’s staff development days in December. It’s been a great reason to read and really think about what I think libraries may be like in the not-too-distant-future. At first I was a bit overwhelmed by all […]

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New Library!

Last night my library opened a branch that had been closed for 16 months for renovation. The space doubled from 12,000 to 24,000 and has lots of new materials, computers, study rooms, and all sorts of other things. The reopening celebration was attended by over 1,000 people. (Not bad for a Monday night event) Many […]

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