"The great thing about revisionist history is you have the freedom to go back and correct these misconceptions about the past, as long as you're doing it in a scholarly and authentic and well-researched sort of way." - Candace Gibson Stuff You Missed in History Class - Did the Chinese Reach America Before Columbus? Happy … Continue reading Happy Columbus Day!
Today is February, Friday the 13th, but triskaidekaphobia (fear of the number thirteen) is the least of your worries, because tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and you’re completely out of ideas! Why don't you let the library help plan your romantic weekend? 1. Take a look at this Thursday’s Richmond Times-Dispatch on the library’s periodicals shelf. … Continue reading Plan Your Valentine’s Weekend with Help from the Library
If you are planning on staying in the Richmond area this holiday season, check out Richmond.com’s 2010 Holiday Guide for a plethora of things to see and do including: A Storybook Fan Christmas: Annual Fan Holiday House Tour - Richmond Historic Fan District GardenFest of Lights – Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Holiday Glitter – Monument Avenue After Dark Midnight … Continue reading Things to do in Richmond this Holiday Season
Still work on your holiday plan? You don’t have to travel far to get the holiday spirit. Check out Southern Living’s feature story about Richmond at http://www.cnn.com/2007/TRAVEL/getaways/12/13/richmond.virginia/index.html. Find out what our very own Richmond can offer you during this holiday season!