librarian on May 2nd, 2018

Richmond Public Library is having at Taco Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, May 5th at the Richmond Community Building.

The meal will be served from 4:30—8:00 PM.

Carry-out Available


2 tacos

Rice & Beans

Chips & Cheese

Don’t want the meal? We have taco burgers, taco salads and enchiladas available too.

The library is also having a raffle. Raffle items will be on display at the library until the May 5th, when they will be taken to the Community Building.

Winners will be drawn during the end of the evening of the Taco Dinner on May 6th.

Here are this years raffle baskets:








librarian on March 28th, 2018

Spring break is over and the kids are back in school. We hope they had fun during our spring break event:

Fluffy slime:







Easter Egg Pom Pom Game







National Chip & Dip day







The vote shows sour cram and onion and nacho cheese for the favorite kinds of dip!


Up next?

Easter craft day Friday, March 30th

librarian on February 23rd, 2018

Spring Break 20 18 is the week of march 18th. What does the library have planned?

We have a at least three[3] activities planned for the kids during this year spring break.

First will be Wednesday, March 21st at 2:00 PM. The kids will be making “Fluffy slime. This event will have a sign-up sheet we will take the first 14. Child must also be at least 5 years old to participate. This is a messy craft so we need room for kids to not make to much mess. We may also have a list of alternates in case someone who signed up does not show.

Second on Thursday, March 22nd we will be making Easter pom pom games at 2:00 PM.

Friday, March 23rd is National Chips and Dip day. So the adults will be sampling different chips and dips at noon and the kids will be samplings theirs at 2:00.

In addition on Friday [Good Friday] March 30th we will have an Easter craft at 2:00 PM.



librarian on February 7th, 2018

Some of the adult patrons of the Richmond public library are going on a field trip to Topeka. Any adult who would like to go should call and let the library know. We are going to carpool to Topeka.

We are going to the Kansas Garden Show on February 9th. This trip will be sponsored by the Friends of the Richmond Public Library.





Admission: $8.00 Adults, Children 12 and under are free

Friday is senior citizens day (55 and older): Buy 1 Get 1 free

If you are interested in going please call the library 785-825-6163

librarian on January 8th, 2018

January 2018 what do we have planned?
Every Friday at noon the Richmond Minions food club meets.
Closed Monday, January 15th for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Library Board on Thursday, January 18th @ 6:30
Celebrating National Popcorn Day Friday, January 19th after school.
Celebrating Kansas Day Monday, January 29th after school.

librarian on November 30th, 2017

The annual Richmond Christmas Festival is Saturday, December 9th. Festival starts at 6:00 PM with the lighting of the Christmas Tree.

After the tree has been lit everyone is invited to the Richmond Community Building for a Free Will donation meal. [all proceeds go to keep the festival going]


After the meal The Christmas Story will be read to the children. Then around 7:00 PM Santa will arrive.

The Library is also having their annual Holiday raffle. Tickets are being sold until the time of the drawing, which will be the night of the festival after Santa has come and gone.

We hope to see lots of people come and join the celebration!

librarian on November 8th, 2017

It’s November and that means Thanksgiving time. What is the library planning?

Friday, November 17th is the date set for Thanksgiving events at the library

First up the adult will make Turkeys around 1:00 PM after Food Club.

The kids are also making turkeys at around 4:00 PM after school.

Story Time kids will make turkeys on Wednesday, November 22nd at 10:30 AM.

The library will be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 23rd, 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

librarian on October 23rd, 2017

October is almost over, Halloween is almost here, what has the library been up to?

First we had a pumpkin craft since the kids were out of school on Monday October 16th







The story time kids did their annual trick-or-treat the down town businesses on Wednesday, October 18th.







The adults made Halloween candles on Friday, October 20th







The kids had a Halloween craft day on Friday, October 20th. The made pumpkin or skeleton hand puppets, decorated masks and then decorated and ate Halloween cakesicles.










A reminder the library will be open limited hours October 25th, 26th and 27th, the librarians will be in Wichita at the State Library conference.

librarian on October 6th, 2017

Just a reminder: The library has Halloween masks that can be checked out.

All you need is a library card.

camo-clown horn-dude







The masks can be found in the catalog under

Costume mask. Just type in costume mask in the

search bar and they should show up.








Masks check out in a plastic bag with the name of the mask and a bar code.

Please make sure you return the mask in the plastic bag it was checked out in.

The library has a total of 22 mask. You can also come in and ask the librarian if you can look at the masks in person.

librarian on September 27th, 2017

The library celebrated the first day of Autumn 2017 in two ways.

First the adults made fall colored paint dot painting. It’s something we have done before with the senior group we use to have and they loved it. This group also seemed to have fun!







The kids came to the library after school was out and make puffy paint and painted pumpkin magnets. The kids really seemed to like this craft!







Up next? Halloween crafts in October