A Program about The Children Act? Why?

“Just to be clear, Adam. You do realize that it’s for me alone to decide what’s in your best interests. If I were to rule that the hospital may legally transfuse you against your wishes, what will you think?” He was sitting up, breathing hard, and seemed to sag a little at the question, but he … Continue reading A Program about The Children Act? Why?

Research and Relax at Reynolds Library for Black History Month!

Click here to sample one of literally thousands of streaming videos for research AND relaxation during Black History Month…and beyond! Baraka's Tribute to His African Heritage In this clip from the library's subscription database, Films On Demand, African-American writer, Amiri Baraka, uses his poetry to "teach, analyze, point out" . . . in this case, about the … Continue reading Research and Relax at Reynolds Library for Black History Month!

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running…the Richmond Marathon

The Richmond Marathon is one of the top 15 marathons in the US, and was named America’s Friendliest Marathon by Runner’s World Magazine. On Saturday, November 16 almost 20,000 runners will run (and walk) on Richmond’s streets in the marathon, half marathon and 8k. Planning on running, cheering, or staying as close to your couch … Continue reading What I Talk About When I Talk About Running…the Richmond Marathon

New books! New books! Read all about it!

Always the Fat Kid by Jacob C. Warren and K. Bryant Smalley Childhood obesity in the United States has tripled in a generation. But while debates continue over the content of school lunches and the dangers of fast food, we are just beginning to recognize the full extent of the long-term physical, psychological, and social … Continue reading New books! New books! Read all about it!

Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey (A Downton Abbey Parody)

Need a Downton Abbey fix before Season 4 debuts in 2014? Try Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey (A Downton Abbey Parody). At Devonton Abbey, the Granville Family enjoys a life of wealth and privilege. But not all is as it seems! Gates,  Mrs. Kewes, Larson and The Dowager are all secret … Continue reading Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey (A Downton Abbey Parody)