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Richmond Writers Program- Thornton Cline
Richmond Writers Program- Thornton Cline

Acclaimed, bestselling author Thornton Cline debuts his new book "Not My Time to Go" which reveals his eleven close-call brushes with death. Join us @ Main on Friday, August 5 at 7:00 pm

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Events for Saturday, November 17, 2012


East End
VHDA Homeownership Education Program - North Ave.
10:00 A.M.
Virginia Housing Development Authority's FREE Homeownership Education Program teaches future homeowners how to prepare a spending plan, understand credit reports and credit issues, qualifying for a mortgage loan, choosing the right home and more. Participants receive a certificate upon completion of the course. To register, please call Freda Bolling at 225-9255. This workshop will be held at the North Ave. Branch located at 2901 North Ave. Call 646-6675 for information.

Hull Street
Children's Book Club Meeting
Come and join Hull Street Library's children's book club. Ages 8-13 are invited to attend. Lunch will be provided and a gift will be given to all who attend. The first book that will be read is "Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia.Book should be read before meeting.For more information please call 804-646-8699.

Introduction To Finding Nonprofit Funders
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free. 2nd floor Computer Lab. Seating limited. To register: 646-7223.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
TAG is open to any teens who wants to share ideas. Applications are available at the reference desk.     Snacks are provided! We will meet once a month. Meeting Room C

Gellman Room Concert
2:00 pm
Emme St. James and Her Jazz Gentlemen perform jazz standards and sultry sounds of days gone by, along with holiday favorites from their "Christmas Cabaret" album

Emme St. James
Emme St.James and Her Jazz Gentleman perform jazz standards and sultry sounds of days gone by, along with holiday favorites from their "Christmas Cabaret" album.

African-American Genealogy
10:30 a.m. -12 noon
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS) Greater Richmond, Virginia Chapter hosts programs and meetings related to African-American genealogy at the Main Branch of the Richmond Public Library in partnership with local African American Groups.

North Avenue
Teen Movie Matinee: I am Number 4
Come relax at North Ave as we show "I am Number 4," based on the Teen book by Pittacus Lore! PG-13, 104 mins

West End
International Survivors of Suicide Day
1:00 PM
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s 14th Annual International Survivors of Suicide Day Thousands of survivors of suicide loss gather together around the world on this day for mutual support & practical guidance on coping with grief. “Before today, I didn’t realize that there are others out there who feel exactly the way I feel.” - Survivor from Alberta, Canada If you have lost someone to suicide, please join us. For information or to pre-register Contact: Vicki Conley RSVP, 804-918-0869 Walk-ins are welcome, but pre-registering will help us greatly in our planning. 12:30 p.m. Check in and registration 1:00-2: 30 p.m. AFSP’s broadcast 2:30 p.m. discussion

Friends of the West End Library
9:00 AM
Please join us and have your voice heard about what you would like to see at your local library!

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