Upcoming Events

Feb
4
11:00am - 12:15pm, Hull Street Meeting Room.
Feb
7
6:00pm - 7:00pm, Gellman Room - Main Library.
Feb
9
5:00pm - 7:00pm, Hull Street Meeting Room.
Feb
14
6:00pm - 7:45pm, Hull Street Meeting Room.
Feb
23
6:00pm - 7:45pm, Hull Street Meeting Room.
Feb
25
11:00am - 12:15pm, Hull Street Meeting Room.
Mar
2
6:30pm - 7:45pm, Hull Street Meeting Room.
Mar
4
11:00am - 12:15pm, Hull Street Meeting Room.
Mar
7
6:00pm - 7:00pm, Gellman Room - Main Library.
Mar
9
5:00pm - 7:00pm, Hull Street Meeting Room.
Mar
11
11:00am - 12:15pm, Hull Street Meeting Room.
Mar
11
2:00pm - 4:00pm, Hull Street Meeting Room.
Mar
18
11:00am - 12:15pm, Hull Street Meeting Room.

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Meldon Jenkins-Jones

Meldon Jenkins-Jones is the Community Services Manager at Hull Street Library. She is a founder and the facilitator of the Oliver W. Hill Book Club which meets bi-monthly online. The book club is named in honor of Oliver W. Hill (1907–2007), a Richmond African American attorney and civil rights activist. His efforts, along with others’, resulted in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling that racial segregation in public education was unconstitutional. The Oliver W. Hill Book Club invites readers to explore various books dealing with the law, civil rights, and social justice in America. Meldon also chairs the Get Lit Advisory Committee which supports the RPL Get Lit Reading Initiatives including the Black Male Emergent Readers (BMER) program, the Lit Chicks Read Book Clubs, the Ready Readers @Hull Street Library for K-5 students, and Real Men Read speakers bureau. 

Meldon is a graduate of the Leadership Metro Richmond Class of 2022. She was the first recipient of the Virginia Library Association (VLA) Librarians of Color Forum Award in 2021 and is an active member of VLA.

In 2011, Meldon received her Master of Library and Information Studies from Florida State University. She is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law--Newark and Smith College.

A Metro Richmond resident, Meldon is the mother of two adult children and enjoys spending time with her five grandchildren.