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Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Read, Baby, Read Storytime

Join Ms. Meghan inside the library for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes, & bounces for babies with caregivers. Siblings welcome. Please wear masks (ages 2+) and practice social distancing. Space may be limited. Text @ricbaby to…

Preschool Storytime

Join Ms. Meghan inside the library for stories, songs, & fun for ages 4 & under with caregivers. Siblings welcome. Please wear masks (ages 2+) and practice social distancing. Space may be limited. Text @ricprescho to 81010 for…

Virtual Storytime with Miss Sunita

Join us on Facebook Live for Storytime every Friday where we will explore exciting new worlds through stories, songs, and interactive crafts.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2908163316112449/

Read, Baby, Read Storytime

Join Ms. Meghan inside the library for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes, & bounces for babies with caregivers. Siblings welcome. Please wear masks (ages 2+) and practice social distancing. Space may be limited. Text @ricbaby to…

Preschool Storytime

Join Ms. Meghan inside the library for stories, songs, & fun for ages 4 & under with caregivers. Siblings welcome. Please wear masks (ages 2+) and practice social distancing. Space may be limited. Text @ricprescho to 81010 for…

Take-and-Make Kits

Stop in to pick up a craft kit on Tuesdays starting at 12:00 p.m. Kits contain instructions and supplies plus bonus activity ideas! Recommended for ages 5 and up. Supplies are limited and are first-come, first-served. Text @ricschool to…

Returning Citizens - Resources

Resources for Returning Citizens.

Returning Citizens - Prison Memoirs

Books written by and about former prisoners, both famous and infamous.

Tracy K. Smith | Lucille Clifton’s Generations: A Memoir

In conversation with Trapeta B. Mayson Chronicling African American family life and women through 14 celebrated poetry collections, Lucille Clifton won the National Book Award and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, and is the only author ever…

Andrea Elliott | Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City

In conversation with Reginald Dwayne Betts, essayist, poet, and author of the award-winning collection,  Felon An investigative reporter at The New York Times , Andrea Elliott won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for a series…

Gabrielle Union | You Got Anything Stronger?

In conversation with Angie Martinez Over the years Gabrielle Union has been a tireless advocate for the marginalized and the victimized, and fans around the world have watched her both on and off screen stand up to and speak out against…

Cate Doty | Mergers and Acquisitions: Or, Everything I Know About Love I Learned on the Wedding Pages

In conversation with Selena Coppock, standup comedian, writer, author, and creator and voice of @NYTVows , the parody Twitter and Instagram account that lampoons the New York Times Wedding section A former writer and editor at the New…

Madeleine Dean and Harry Cunnane | Under Our Roof: A Son's Battle for Recovery, a Mother's Battle for Her Son

In conversation with Action News anchor, Jim Gardner On the eve of the biggest professional risk of her life—running for a seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives—Madeleine Dean discovered that her son, Harry Cunnane, was…

Brontez Purnell | 100 Boyfriends

In conversation with Kaitlyn Greenidge Brontez Purnell is the author of Since I Laid My Burden Down , a debut novel about growing up gay in 1980s Alabama that “not only holds its own as queer literature, but also expands upon it” ( San…

Nadia Owusu | Aftershocks: A Memoir

In conversation with writer and librarian Maisy Card, author of These Ghosts Are Family Nadia Owusu won a 2019 Whiting Award for her work on  Aftershocks . “A memoir that broods on lost identity and statelessness” ( Elle ), this debut…

Katherine May | Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times

In conversation with Tracey Matisak, award-winning broadcaster and journalist Katherine May ’s fiction and memoirs include The Electricity of Every Living Thing ,  Burning Out, a nd  No-Stress Meditation . She was also the editor of …

Barbara Kingsolver | How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons)

A “gifted magician of words” ( Time ), Barbara Kingsolver is the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist  The Poisonwood Bible , a postcolonial epic about an evangelical American family’s undoing in the Congo. She is the author of several…

Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons and Justine Simmons | Old School Love: And Why it Works

Walk this way for an evening with Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, frontman for the mega-influential hip-hop trio Run-DMC. Regarded as the driving force behind ushering rap into the mainstream, the group was awarded a Grammy Lifetime…

Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan | Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus

In conversation with Dr. Jen Ashton, Chief Medical Correspondent for ABC News and author of The Self-Care Solution: A Year of Becoming Happier, Healthier, and Fitter--One Month at a Time A professor of sociomedical sciences at Columbia…

Tim O’Brien | Dad’s Maybe Book

In conversation with Andy Kahan, director, author events “As good as any piece of literature can get” ( Chicago Sun Times ), Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics…

Nicole Dennis-Benn | Patsy with Rebecca Makkai | The Great Believers

Here Comes the Sun , Nicole Dennis-Benn ’s debut novel about a young Jamaican struggling to protect her sister and village as she experiences feelings for another woman, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the…

Lorene Cary | Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century

“A powerful storyteller, frankly sensual [and] mortally funny" ( New York Times ), Lorene Cary is the author of the novels Pride , The Price of a Child , If Sons, Then Heirs , and the memoir Black Ice . A senior lecturer in creative…

Susan Choi | Trust Exercise: A Novel with Myla Goldberg | Feast Your Eyes

Excavating the hidden corners of the human heart and acclaimed for their “nuance, psychological acuity, and pitch-perfect writing” ( Los Angeles Times ), Susan Choi ’s novels include the Asian American Literary Award-winning The Foreign…

Janny Scott | The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father

In conversation with Bruce Weber, former obituary writer for the New York Times and author of the books As They See 'Em: A Fan's Travels in the Land of Umpires and Life is A Wheel: Memoirs of a Bike-Riding Obituarist . Janny Scott, a…

Dave Barry | Lessons from Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog

A 30-year writer at the Miami Herald whose column was syndicated in more than 500 newspapers, humorist Dave Barry won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1988. His more than 30 New York Times bestselling books include I’ll Mature When…

Bridgett M. Davis | The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers

Bridgett M. Davis is the author of Into the Go-Slow , the acclaimed story of a young woman traveling from Detroit to Nigeria as she mourns the death of her sister, and Shifting Through Neutral , a finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy…

Dani Shapiro | Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

In conversation with Beth Kephart , the award-winning author of twenty-four books, including Going Over , Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir , and Flow: The Life and Times of Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River . Delivering “an…

Julián Castro | An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up From My American Dream

In conversation with award-winning broadcaster and journalist Tracey Matisak Former San Antonio mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development during President Obama’s second term, Julián Castro burst onto the national political…