We are better TOGETHER.

Student outcomes improve when the community is involved.  Parents, educators, the public library, local businesses, foundations, and non-profits can partner with school libraries to support literacy. 

How can you partner with us to make your child a lifelong learner and lover of books?

Our School Libraries participate and partner with the PTA to support author visits, special programming and to write grants to support innovative learning and teaching. 

We are honored to partner with the Henrico County Public Library to provide even MORE resources to our families. All you need is a FREE Henrico County Public Library card!
A Henrico County Public Library card allows you to:

  • Check out both print books and eBooks, audiobooks, movies and more
  • Access premium online articles and information
  • Use a computer at our libraries
  • Reserve a study room
  • Renew in person, by telephone or online
  • Place a hold on items and choose which location to pick them up

Your public library card is good at all of the Henrico County Public Library locations.

If you do not have a public library card, you may apply for a Henrico County Public Library card in the following ways:

Customers under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to obtain a library card. You need to provide a photo ID and proof of current address.  If your driver’s license lists your correct address, that is all you’ll need.

Please contact Debbie Benson by email, debenson@henricolibrary.org, or by phone (501-1631) with questions.

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Authors, Book Fairs and Professional Development, Oh My!

Our friends at bbgb bookshop partner with us to bring award-winning authors to our schools, to deliver personalized book fairs, and to provide consultation for collection development.

We are honored to partner with the Henrico Education Foundation, who provides funding for grants to develop innovative programming and cultivate literacy.

HEF also partners with Henrico County Public School librarians to offer the

Ann M. Martin Learning for Life Scholarship

Library Services and Goodwill accepting the NaCo award

Our School Libraries partner with Goodwill in their mission to contribute to empowering individuals and creating prosperous communities, by managing “book digs” to build individual classroom libraries  in each of our schools, and supply community 
“Book Nooks.”

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Black Men Read

Our librarians are excited to work with the team from Black Men Read to collaborate and create engaging and impactful literacy events at some of our schools, partnering with them in their mission to ignite and empower communities of color by inspiring literacy.  Through mentorship and advocacy, Black Men Read aims to improve educational outcomes and foster a lifelong love of reading with a focus on Black men and boys.

Our School Libraries partner with CMOR Book Bank donations to build our learners’ home libraries through our community Book Nooks, Grab and Go locations, and literacy events. The Children’s Book Bank exists to put as many books as possible into the hands and lives of children in need. If you have books to donate please contact Krista Dawson at kdawson@c-mor.org.

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Student outcomes improve when the community is involved with schools. Parents, educators, the public library, local businesses, foundations, and non-profits can partner with school libraries to support literacy. For more information on partnering with Henrico’s School Libraries, call us at (804) 652-3701.  

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