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Classical Music Month Language of the Spirit by Jan Swafford – an introduction to classical music. Or the 35-volume Discovering Classical Music eBook series available from Hoopla , which takes readers step-by-step through the greatest composers, from Beethoven to Weber. You will need an RPL library card to access Hoopla. Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
International Update Your Resume Month Expert Resumes & Linkedin Profiles for Managers and Executives by Wendy Enelow. All library branches also have public use computers where users can craft resumes and cover letters (pro tip: use templates available on Microsoft Word or Google Docs). Then check out the library’s Job Seeker Assistance page for more resources.
Library Card Sign-Up Month Find out how to get one here .
National Courtesy Month Treating People Well by Lea Berman – a book about the extraordinary power of civility at work and in life.
National Preparedness Month What They Don’t Teach Teens by Jonathan Cristall – a young adult book of life safety skills for teens and the adults who care for them. Or maybe you’d like titles like How to Send Smoke Signals, Pluck a Chicken and Build an Igloo or Evading and Escaping Capture from the “Survival and Emergency Preparedness” series of eBooks available from Hoopla . You will need your Richmond Public library card to access Hoopla . Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
National Sewing Month RPL branch for assistance. Then check out Creative Bug – award winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. You will need your Richmond Public library card to access Creative Bug. Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
Self-Care Awareness Month The New Normal by Jennifer Ashton – a roadmap to resilience in the pandemic era or Missing Each Other by Edward Brodkin – a nonfiction book on how to cultivate meaningful connections.
National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week (September 19–25) here .
National Security Officer Appreciation Week (September 19-25)
World Reflexology Week – September 19-25 Reflexology Plain & Simple an eBook by Sonia Jones available through Hoopla . You will need your Richmond Public library card to access Hoopla. Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
September 1st Emma M. Nutt Day (the first woman telephone operator) The Operator – a satirical novel about the absurdities of the 1950s by Gretchen Berg.
September 2nd Anniversary of the founding of the United States Department of the Treasury (1789) The Founders and Finance by Thomas McCraw to find out how Hamilton, Gallatin, and other immigrants forged a new economy.
September 3rd National Food Bank Day Mallory Makes a Difference by Jennifer Kallis – a children’s book about a girl who organizes a school food drive, but perhaps for the wrong reasons. Find more information about local resources at FeedMore – the Central Virginia Food Bank.
Skyscraper Day Check out Skyscraper , a children’s picture book by Jorey Hurley.
National Lazy Mom’s Day Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik should hit the spot.
September 4th World Beard Day Hoopla , starting with Truth or Beard. Then keep reading until all six bearded brothers find love. You will need your Richmond Public library card to access Hoopla eBooks. Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
September 6th Labor Day online 24/7.
Fight Procrastination Day Start Finishing by Charlie Gilkey – a book of how to go from idea to done. Or, at least, put it on your “to-do” list.
National Read a Book Day every day Read a Book Day . Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
September 7th Neither Rain Nor Snow Day Neither Snow nor Rain by Devin Leonard – a history of the United States Postal Service.
National Beer Lover’s Day Make Your Own Beer by John Shepherd, available from Hoopla . You will need your Richmond Public library card to access Hoopla. Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
September 8th UNESCO site .
Wonderful Weirdos Day Embrace Your Weird by Felicia Day – nonfiction to face your fears and unleash creativity.
National Swap Ideas Day The Swap by Robyn Harding – a novel about loneliness and fitting in. Or maybe The Switch by Beth O’Leary – fiction featuring a burnt out young professional and her sort of lonely grandmother, who swap lives for two months.
World Suicide Prevention Day The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential support 24/7 for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. If you are struggling, call 1.800.273.8255
September 11th Patriot Day (9/11 Remembrance) and National Day of Service and Remembrance
National Make Your Bed Day Make Your Bed by William McRaven – the retired Navy admiral shares ten principles about little things that can change your life, and maybe the world.
National Grandparents Day , plus Healthy Aging Month catalog with the keyword “grandparents” or call the children’s desk at any branch for assistance. Then check out Ageless by Andrew Steele – the new science of getting older without getting old. Or maybe The Ugly Cry – a sharp hilarious memoir by Danielle Henderson about being brought up by grandparents.
National Day of Encouragement Just in Case You Want to Fly – a picture book by Julie Fogliano for anyone who might need a little encouragement. You can do it!
Positive Thinking Day The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale. Or go in the opposite direction and try The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson – a counterintuitive approach to living a good life.
National Sober Day The Sober Lush by Amanda Eyre Ward – a hedonist’s guide to living a decadent, adventurous, soulful life – alcohol free.
Make a Hat Day and Fall Hat Month My Red Hat – a picture book by Rachel Stubbs, or Crowns by Michael Cunningham – portraits of Black women in church hats. Then peruse the library shelves in 746.43 to find all kinds of knitting patterns. Or check out Hoopla , which has a lot of titles for knitted hat patterns. You will need your Richmond Public library card to access Hoopla. Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
September 16th Collect Rocks Day Rocks and Minerals by Chris Pellant – a photographic field guide for experts and armchair enthusiasts. Have you ever found a painted rock hidden around town? It’s probably a “kindness rock”. Interested in making your own? Check out the RVA Rocks group on FaceBook. Or search “painted rocks” or “kindness rocks” on Pinterest for inspiration, then check out this rock painting guide from Inspire Kindness.
National POW/MIA Recognition Day National League of POW/MIA Families . Then check out The Confidence Men by Margalit Fox – a true story of two POWs who engineered the most remarkable escape in history.
National Cheeseburger Day The Summer of Jordi Perez by Amy Spaulding – a YA love story about, among, other things, the best burger in Los Angeles. Or maybe bite into Cheeseburger Subversive by Richard Scarsbrook, a YA coming-of-age novel available from Hoopla . You will need your Richmond Public library card to access Hoopla. Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
Talk Like a Pirate Day Alcohol, Boat Chases, and Shootouts by James Morrison – a three-in-one volume about the U.S. Coast Guard and Customs battles in the 1920s and 30s with rum smugglers and pirates. Then brush up on your pirate lingo with a glossary of Pirate Terms and Phrases from Your.Dictionary .
National Women’s Friendship Day Big Friendship by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, hosts of the hit podcast “Call Your Girlfriend”.
World Gratitude Day The Thank-You Project by Nancy Davis Kho – a memoir of cultivating happiness one letter of gratitude at at time. Or maybe How to Love the World by James Crews – poems of gratitude and hope.
September 21st UN International Day of Peace Set Boundaries, Find Peace by Nedra Glover Tawwab – a guide to reclaiming ourselves and finding peace of mind.
Dear Diary Day Dear Diary to find a list of adult fiction titles in the form of diary entries, journals, screenplays, marginalia, and more.
National Centenarian’s Day Dare to Be a Centenarian by Nihar Pal, an eBook available from Hoopla . You will need your Richmond Public library card to access Hoopla. Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
UN International Day of Sign Languages Library of Virginia , RPL cardholders have access to Rocket Languages – online language learning courses (including American Sign Language). You will need your Richmond Public library card to access RPL’s online databases. Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
September 24th Native American Day The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones – a novel of revenge on a Blackfeet Indian Reservation.
National Punctuation Day The Great Typo Hunt by Jeff Deck – the story of two guys on a road trip to correct the world.
International Rabbit Day The Constant Rabbit by Jasper Fforde – a surreal novel about human-sized rabbits taking over the U.K. Or maybe Alice by Henry Christina, a mind-bending novel inspired by the works of Lewis Carrol.
International Day of the Deaf Volume Control by David Owen – nonfiction about hearing in a deafening world. Or maybe Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky – an allegory in poems that is a love story, an elegy, and an urgent plea.
Google anniversary The Circle by Dave Eggers – dark fiction about the world’s most powerful internet company – which isn’t about Google. Probably not, anyway.
National Voter Registration Day Virginia Department of Elections website.
National Good Neighbor Day Neighbor to Neighbor site – a volunteer matching initiative with a vision to bring out the best in each citizen. Then check out a trio of adult fiction titles about neighbors: Lurkers by Sandi Tan, Good Neighbors by Sarah Langan, and How Lucky by Will Leitch.
Confucius Day Confucius Jane by Katie Lynch – fiction that is not at all about the great philosopher. If you want his works, try Analects of Confuius , eBooks available from Hoopla . You will need your Richmond Public library card to access Hoopla. Don’t have a library card? Find out how to get one here .
September 30th National Love People Day Love People, Use Things by Joshua Fields Millburn – because the opposite never works.
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