librarian on June 25th, 2015

Summer Reading began on Wednesday, June 3rd with  sign-up and a frisbee toss.

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Wednesday, June 10th was National Black Cow day [chocolate root beer float] so the library gave away free black cows. The younger kids also decorated super hero masks and headbands on the 10th.

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Thursday, June 11th was Senior craft day, this month they made card stock bird houses.

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Friday, June 12 the adults painted masks

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June 17th & 18th was Father’s Day crafts

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Friday, June 19th was Alphabet Club, the letters for this month were F,O & X. There will be NO Alphabet club in July.

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librarian on May 20th, 2015

Here is the schedule for the Adult Summer Reading Events

06/03/15 3:00 PM Sign-Up Day -Sign up for 2015 Summer Reading Program

06/10/15 1:00 PM National Black Cow Day A root beer float with chocolate syrup

06/12/15 1:00 PM Paint Masks -We will paint full mask for decoration

06/26/15 1:00 PM Super Hero foods -Make and bring your version of a Super food Hero food

07/17/15 1:00 PM Un-ordinary Planters – Come and make a summer planter

07/20/15 1:00 PM Wind Chime -Come make a wind chime from kitchen ware

08/06/15 National Root Beer Float Day- End of Summer Reading. Everyone who come to the library this afternoon will be a Free root beer float

librarian on May 20th, 2015

Here is the schedule of Events for the Teens [12 to 17 years old]


06/03/15 3:00 PM Summer Reading sign-up Time to sign up for the summer program

06/10/15 3:00 PM National Black Cow Day [chocolate root beer float] -Come to the library and have a Chocolate cow on us!

06/11/15 3:00 PM Masks Teens are invited to come and decorate half mask

06/18/15 3:00 PM Duct Tape Wallets [for Father’s Day] & other gifts -Make your dad a father’s day gift

06/25/15 3:00 PM Catapults -Make a catapult and save the heroine

06/29/15 2:30 PM Fire Safety @ Richmond Fire Dept.
[Date subject to change] Fire safety with the Richmond Fire Dept. at the Fire Station

07/11/15 5:00 PM Richmond Free Fair Parade -Anyone who want to ride float needs to be on the float and in line by 5

07/20/15 3:00 PM National Lollipop Day Everyone who comes into the library will be a Free Lollipop on this day

07/22/15 3:00 PM Henna Tattoo’s -Time to get a super hero tattoo- Tattoo’s only given with a permission slip signed by parent or guardian

07/29/15 3:00 PM Rings or Key chain- Come make a super hero ring or key chain

08/06/15 3:00 PM End of Summer Reading Program Prizes, snacks [National Root Beer float day]Everyone gets a Root Beer Float.

librarian on May 18th, 2015

Here is a schedule of the 2015 Summer Reading events: 5th grade & Under kids

06/03/15 3:00 PM Sign Up Day -Sign up for Summer Reading Program
06/10/15 3:00 PM Black Cow Day [chocolate root beer float] & Super Hero Masks & headbands
Decorate a mask and have a Black Cow drink
06/17/15 3:00 PM Father’s Day Crafts- Make something for your dad [or important male figure] for Father’s
06/24/15 3:00PM Operation Save A Life- EMT Matt & Nurse Dawn Hastings

06/29/15 2:30 Fire Safety @ Richmond Fire Dept.
[date subject to change] Fire safety with the Richmond Fire Dept.
07/01/15 3:00 PM Super Hero Capes & wrist cuffs – Make a Super Hero cape of your very own and wrist cuffs to match
07/11/15 5:00 PM Richmond Free Fair Parade- Come Ride the Library Float Float riders need to be on float and in line by 5:00 PM
07/15/15 3:00 PM Super Hero cut-outs- Make you very own Super Hero
07/20/15 3:00 PM National Lollipop Day- Everyone who comes into the library gets a Free Lollipop on this day!

07/22/15 3:00 PM Henna Tattoos- Get your super hero tattoo
Tattoos only given with permission slip signed by parent or guardian
07/29/15 3:00 PM Super Hero picture day& cake pops and Cake sickles
Wear all the super hero gear you made and we’ll take your picture
8/6/15 3:00 PM End of Summer Reading Party Prizes and snacks


librarian on May 7th, 2015

The Library would like to send out a big THANK YOU to all those who supported our taco dinner and raffle. We did not count how many people showed up for the dinner, but we almost ran out of meat and beans, so we did pretty good.

The spring raffle also did pretty good. There were eight raffle items this time. Those who bought raffle ticket.. Hope you buy again next time!

Winners of the raffle were as follows:

Hurricane lamp and tea lights – Jake Akes

Drink Dispenser- Tammy sharp

Bag of DVD- Dan Madder

Be 10 Toys- Richie Akes

American Eagle Gift card- Sheridan Weber

Jack Daniels & tumblers -Karen Peters

Wine & glasses- Brenda Honeycutt

Tablet -Rick Weber


Congratulations to the winner, to the others.. Better luck next time!

librarian on April 27th, 2015

The Library is having a Taco Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, May 2nd. The dinner will be held at the Richmond Community Building and we will be serving from 4:30 to 8:00 PM. The meal will include 2 tacos, beans, rice and chips and cheese. If you don’t want the meal we will also have taco burgers, small taco salads and nachos. Free Will donation for the meal.

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Come Eat and Support the library!

librarian on April 9th, 2015

The Richmond Public Library will be having it’s annual “Open House” in honor of National Library Week on Tuesday, April 14th, which is also National Library workers Day. The “Open House’ will be held from 12:00 to 3:00 PM Refreshment will be served.

librarian on March 20th, 2015

March is spring break time so of course we did something at the library that week.

First up we made paint dot paintings on March 18th, them put them on display and asked patron to tell us what they saw in the paintings.

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Next up was Alphabet Food Club on March 19th. For March we made food that started with C, L or U, our main dish Cheesy potato soup.

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on March 20th we had Cake Pops, what fun! we get to decorate and eat the food.

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Up next? Easter craft day on Friday, April 3rd.

librarian on March 20th, 2015

The month is almost over and what have we been up to?

First the seniors made Valentine boxes and learned how to fold a dollar into a heart of the 12th.


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Next up the adults made heart shaped bird feeders for Valentines day on the 13th.







Also on the 13th the kids made a Valentine snack, dipped pretzels into chocolate and made a Valentine box.






On  the 19th we have our first Alphabet Food Club. This month the food started with the letters B, K or T.


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And up last was Mobile Device Boot Camp on the 23rd. Patrons brought their devices in and we tried to help them learn more about them.


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librarian on March 16th, 2015

March is here and what do we have planned?

The kids have spring break in March so we are planning two events during that time.

First on March 18th the will be a spring craft day at 3:00

Second on March 20th the will be a spring food day- cake pops and cakesicles. Yum, yum

Alphabet food club will meet on March 2oth at 5:00. This month food needs to start with C, L or U.

Come join the fun!