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YAVA Book and Author Celebration
YAVA Book and Author Celebration

Meet and mingle with 14 Virginia authors of books for children and young adults on Wednesday, October 21 from 6-8:30 pm at the Main Library!

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College Resources

 Register for the SAT, PSAT and other tests.Each year, the College Board serves seven million students and their parents through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning.
The U.S. Department of Education's Free Application for Student Aid.
FastWeb Scholarship Resource
Personalized matching of scholarships to your profile, millions of scholarships worth billions of dollars and new scholarships added every day.
FinAid Financial Aid Information
FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information,advice and tools on or off the web. Access to FinAid is free for all users.
Know How 2 Go
Answers common questions about getting into college and the college application process.  
The site provides resources, tips and advice for high schoolers tailored to each grade level, in simple, easy-to-follow language.
Learning Express Test Prep
Learning Express (Learn-A-Test)
Practice your skills before the big test! Courses and tests available online for Civil Service, ASVAB, GED, SAT, Medical and Law Schools, Real Estate, Nursing, Elementary, Middle and High School Skills, Language, Post Office, Cosmetology, U.S. Citizenship and more.  Courses are given; tests are timed and graded; wrong answers explained.
Access: Enter your Richmond Public Library card number. First-time users: create a password.

Scholarship Help

Website's goal is to educate students about scholarship access and the necessary requirements for achieving maximum financial aid free of charge.
Enter information about yourself and get detailed information on matching college scholarships and grants, customized just for you. Database of 2.7 million scholarships & grants worth over $19 billion is updated constantly, offering relevant and accurate college scholarship search results.

Career and Internship Resources


Career for Kids

This website is for all ages. Career Kids offers educational materials for careers, guidance, life skills, job skills, job seeking and workforce development.


Career One Stop


Career One Stop

Hands On RVA
Search local volunteer opportunities, learn new ways to volunteer, browse organizations and upcoming events in need of your help.

My Next Move

Volunteer Match

Try this free online matching service to search for volunteer opportunities.
Mayor's Youth Academy
The Mayor's mission is to provide provide development opportunities to youth throughout the city of Richmond which includes:  job readiness training, leadership development, exposure to entrepreneurship, mentoring, and post-secondary career exploration.
MyOwnBiz from Brooklyn Public Library
Would you like to own your own business and wonder how to get started?
This site is filled with information about the steps to take to make it happen.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
gives you information about the training and education needed, expected earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions for hundreds of different types of jobs.
Internship search tools, career information, and college search guide.
Virginia Employment Commission
job search tools, resume builder, employment information on wage data, skill requirements, and access to jobs posted on numerous websites available at one location.
Search local job listings for City of Richmond, Chesterfield County, Henrico County, and Hanover County.