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Random Acts of Kindness Week @ VA

Saturday, February 22, 2020
Varina Area Library
Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week with Varina Area Library's Children Department. Write an encouraging sticky note, paint a rock, or do something kind and tag someone to pass it on. We'll have inspirational posters and ideas up all week, but you can carry it throughout the year!
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Teen Poetry Slam Workshop @ FA

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fairfield Area Library
FA Meeting Room
Presenters from the Writers Den RVA will give an overview of the history of slam poetry as well as some tricks and tips on how to excel. You'll have a chance to write your own slam poetry and, if you're interested, a chance to perform.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ TU

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuckahoe Area Library
TU Conference Room
Come see Elizabeth Rogers, author of Tracks West - New Mexico: The True Cost of Civil War (Yankee Gold). Rogers' book is the untold story of the western Civil War, who fought it, how they earned their keep, and the people who fought a political battle to save the Indians from slavery. She also covers the aftermath of the railroads and the inflationary cost of living increase up to the depression of 1873. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ VA

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Varina Area Library
VA Conference Room
Come see Shawna Halley, author of The Will to Transform: Honoring the Goddess Within. This book shows women who are ready to embrace and live from the ‘Goddess Within’ how to obtain a deep sense of KNOWING, confidence, trust, and desired ‘WILL to Transform’ from good to great. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ TW

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Twin Hickory Area Library
TW Meeting Room
Come see D.A. Godwin, author of Hunter's Moon. In Book Two of the Guardian’s Prophecy series, the Ceringion Reginum has invaded the Kingdom of Actondel. As armies clash in the east, Tormjere is conscripted and sent to train with the secretive King’s Rangers. But his first patrol is caught by a major incursion from an unexpected foe. As he fights for his life, Tormjere stumbles into an even more sinister attack on Kataria, daughter to the king, and the stakes are raised yet again. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ LM

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Libbie Mill Library
LM Conference Room
Come see Iris Bolling, author of Banking On Love. Jonathan Michael moved from London to claim the woman who inspired him to greatness. In the course of him finding his happily ever after, she is kidnapped and held for a ransom he does not have the power to pay…control of her family’s bank. Bolling has written many books, develops TV shows, and coauthored books with NYT Bestselling Author Brenda Jackson. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ FA

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fairfield Area Library
FA Meeting Room
Come see Denisha Alphonse, author of We Don't Cry, We Try: Out to Eat. Don has mixed feelings about going out to eat with his family. While the night plays out, Don has a series of instances where mom and dad explain that you have to act right while out for a bite. Toward the end of the night Don learns that going out to eat can be fun but We Don't Cry, We Try and pay attention! Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Nonfiction Book Discussion Group @ TW

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Twin Hickory Area Library
TW Conference Room
Writer and academic Tracy Slater leaves her beloved Boston to build a life and marriage in Japan.  Join us for a discussion of The Good Shufu:  Finding Love, Self and Home on the Far Side of the World by Tracy Slater.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ VA

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Varina Area Library
VA Conference Room
Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ TW

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Twin Hickory Area Library
TW Meeting Room
Come see Elliot Haspel, author of Crawling Behind: America's Childcare Crisis and How to Fix It. These are not the voices of those down on their luck, but the voices of America’s middle class. The lack of affordable, available, high-quality childcare is a boulder on the backs of all but the most affluent. Millions of hard-working families are left gasping for air while the next generation misses out on a strong start. To date, we’ve been fighting this five-alarm fire with the policy equivalent of beach toy water buckets. It’s time for a bold investment in America’s families and America’s future. There’s only one viable solution: Childcare should be free. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ LM

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Libbie Mill Library
LM Conference Room
Come see Jessica Carter, author of My Story, Our Fight: A Powerful Faith Inspired Memoir of Endometriosis, With Spiritual Fighting Tips to Keep Women in The Ring Of Life. In the world today, there are about 176 million women that are impacted by endometriosis. In the United States alone, about 1 out of 10 women have been diagnosed with this disorder. If you are searching for strategies, help, or hope, this is the book for you. In this book, you’ll find spiritual strategies, prayers, scriptures, and declarations to encourage you and restore your faith. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ FA

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fairfield Area Library
FA Meeting Room
Come see LaKesa Cox, author of Is Love Enough? When Tamia Evans is laid off from her high-powered, six-figure job, she sees it as a green light for her dream-opening a swanky restaurant. But when the love of her life, Davin, doesn’t share her entrepreneurial passion and a family emergency interrupts her pursuit of happiness, Tamia finds herself at a crossroads. Will she follow her dreams, stand by her man, or take another chance at love? Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Bullet Journaling @ VA

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Varina Area Library
VA Conference Room
Keep that resolution to get organized with Bullet Journaling®. This system gives you a calendar, scrapbook, to-do list, and diary all rolled into one notebook. Technology is not needed as this goes old school with a simple pen and paper. As the creator of the bullet journal Ryder Carroll states on his website, bullet journaling is "the analog system for the digital age."

Bring a notebook and something to write with and we'll teach you the rest.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ TW

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Twin Hickory Area Library
TW Meeting Room
Come see John Dentico, author of Throttle Up: How To Accelerate The Impact of 21st Century Leadership. To achieve the ambitious goals of Throttle Up, this book merges six major topics with seven how to processes. The major topics include: leadership development vs leadership impact, strategic thinking vs strategic planning, culture change, blended learning vs pull learning strategies, the use of interpersonal simulations to accelerate the impact of leadership education and strategies for the evaluation of learning programs. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Registration is open

Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ VA

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Varina Area Library
VA Conference Room
Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ LM

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Libbie Mill Library
LM Conference Room
Come see J. Le'Kiefe Freeman, author of The Virtuosity of a Mind Outside the Cube. The title speaks volume, an introduction of the author’s work. The author’s ability to write poetry from inside of someone else’s life delivers the message just as someone has experienced various situations. Good or bad, the message is real deep from either the writer himself or from someone else’s perspective. It’s really good and emotional. It’s a must-read, no other way around it. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ FA

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fairfield Area Library
FA Large Conference Room
Come see Welford L. Williams Jr., author of Super Souls. This book is the extraordinary biography of an ordinary man and the heroes who changed his life. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ TU

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuckahoe Area Library
TU Conference Room
Come see Larry D. Giles, author of Father Tree Water: Collected Poems and Photographs of the Rappahannock Mind Body Spirit. In more than a hundred poems and vignettes Larry D. Giles creates an enchanting world at once gritty and visceral in tone, shaman-like in understanding. With stark honesty framed in exquisite vision, the poems plunge into Larry’s unique Southern multicultural heritage and explore his unique background of many identities from sharecropping to pedagogical, personal to family crises. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ VA

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Varina Area Library
VA Conference Room
Come see Robert Cohen, author of the Marty Fenton Mystery Novel Series. In the first of the a series, a mystery novel set in central New York, sleuth Marty Fenton is drawn into the most complex and dangerous puzzle he has ever encountered. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ TW

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Twin Hickory Area Library
TW Meeting Room
Come see Carol Maloney Scott, author of Everything Olivia is Hiding, book 3 in the Spooky Matchmakers series. Laugh, cringe, and cheer as Olivia finally decides to show her real self in all areas of life and love - with a little help from the other side. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ LM

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Libbie Mill Library
LM Conference Room
Come see Larry D. Giles, author of Father Tree Water: Collected Poems and Photographs of the Rappahannock Mind Body Spirit. In more than a hundred poems and vignettes Larry D. Giles creates an enchanting world at once gritty and visceral in tone, shaman-like in understanding. With stark honesty framed in exquisite vision, the poems plunge into Larry’s unique Southern multicultural heritage and explore his unique background of many identities from sharecropping to pedagogical, personal to family crises. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ FA

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fairfield Area Library
FA Large Conference Room
Come see Shawna Halley, author of The Will to Transform: Honoring the Goddess Within. This book shows women who are ready to embrace and live from the ‘Goddess Within’ how to obtain a deep sense of KNOWING, confidence, trust, and desired ‘WILL to Transform’ from good to great. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ TU

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuckahoe Area Library
TU Conference Room
Come see Joann Mayo, author of Interview Strategies and Techniques: A Learned Skill, How to Plan, Prepare and Position Yourself as the Best Candidate! Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ VA

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Varina Area Library
VA Conference Room
Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Henrico Community Authors Showcase @ TW

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Twin Hickory Area Library
TW Meeting Room
Come see Prakash Lothe, author of The Defender of the Faith. Almost everyone in the Shirodkar household knows Shyam is a doomed child. The family astrologer, who is never wrong, has predicted that Shyam will encounter three, near-death accidents and will not survive the third. The question is not if but when the event will happen. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign up and share their books. Visit henricolibrary.org/authors for details. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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