Easter is late this year. April 20th, so what did the library do for Easter?
First there was and Easter craft day for the adults on Friday, April11. They made Easter Bunny bags.
Second the story time kids had their own Easter hunt on Wednesday, April 16th
And last there was and Easter craft day for the kids on Friday, April 18th. The kids colored masks and puzzles or made little card stock baskets
The Library holds and Open House every April in honor of National Library Week. This year’s open house was Tuesday, April 15. We like for people to come and see what’s new or changed from year to year. This year we have 2 new computers and the sidewalk was fixed. We were hoping to have a book drop but it did not get done. The book drop is a work in progress and we hope to have it done before summer.
Spring break 2014 what did you do? The library has St. Patrick’s day crafts, chocolate & cake pops and Gummies and peeps, oh and of course the attack of the Green Mustache’s!
Monday on St. Patrick’s Day the kids colored a Leprechaun picture and decorated a shamrock and for some reason everyone grew a Green Mustache.
Wednesday, March 19th the kids got to dip cake pops into chocolate. How can you go wrong with that??
Thursday we made Peeps and Gummy worms, lips and bears. Once again how can you go wrong with this? The kids love this stuff.
What a Spring Break! But we hope the kids had fun!
The library held it’s annual Chocolate Day on Thursday, February 13th. Adults and Kids were invited to the library to make chocolate suckers, chocolate hearts and so on.
This year we had four kinds of chocolate and some chocolate cheese ball. There was butterscotch, watermelon, raspberry and vanilla chocolate, and for just a little while there was root beer flavored chocolate [request by the kids] Everyone really enjoys our annual chocolate day! Chocolate is good for ALL ages!
Monthly meeting of the Richmond Public Library Board of Trustees 6:30 PM
The will are at least two events planned in February for the library.
In honor of Valentine’s Day the library will be having it’s annual “Chocolate Day”. There will be cake pops to dip, chocolate suckers to make, maybe some pretzels and marshmallows too. There will be two, three, maybe four kinds of chocolate to use. A “Sweet” time for all. Adults can participate at 1:00 and kids after school at 4:00 on Thursday, February 13th . Come make something sweet for your sweetie!
The Kansas Reads program goes from January 15 till March 20. This years book is Bleeding Kansas by Sara Paretsky.We thought it might be nice to have a book discussion about half way through. So on Friday, February 21 at 1:00 that is what we will be doing. If you have read the book, come tell us what you thought. If you haven’t read it yet come and listen and see what other think about it.
This year there are quite a few books being made into movies. Maybe you want to read the book before the movie comes out or maybe you want to read it after the movie comes out, either way go to your local library and see if they have the books. If not they and interlibrary loan them for you.
This is a list of just some of the books being turned into movies this year. Come check them out at the Library!
National Game Day @ your Library turned into International Game Day last year. This year there were 73 libraries registered outside of the US in 27 different countries, with the better part of a thousand libraries joining in this years event.
Yes, Richmond was one of those thousand libraries participating. Game day brings in patrons of all ages who actually play together. The games we have received have been ones none of us have played before, so it’s a learning experience for all of us. All ages seem to get along when you put a game on the table and give them the rules then let them play. There may be some friendly sparring, but that’s alright, but for the most part everyone seems to enjoy the games and being in the same room with each other. We can’t wait to see what games they will send us next year!
The 75th Anniversary Open House was a success! The was cake and balloons and guest. We had three past directors show up for the event!
We had some great visitors to the Open House, gave away a free pen and 75 year sticker to everyone. We also had a drawing for 3 library shirts and two books. Any ex-director who came also received a free coffee mug.
The library employees have worked for most of this year updating the history of the library. This effort turned into two binders of information, which were on display for anyone to look at. There were also some older photo albums put out. The guest really seemed to enjoy looking through the library past!