Change of board meeting and Library Hours for July

The Richmond Public Library regular board meeting has been changed for July. The meeting will be Tuesday, July 6th instead of Thursday, July 8th due to the fair being the 8th, 9th and 10th.

The Library will be CLOSED Monday, July 5th for the Federal Holiday


The library will also be CLOSED July 8th, 9th and 10th for the Fair.

Come see us at the Fair Stand and buy some lunch or dinner to support the library!

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Covie-19 Update

The library is now fully back open. The curtain around the desk is gone, the computers are all open, you can browse and pick out your own things.

The only thing we kept is the keyboard are still covered, this is to help keep them clean. There is hand sanitizer at each computer station, and hand sanitize is till placed on the desk and on the table in the other room.

We are doing in-library programing for summer reading, with the option for those who want to do get grab n’ go .

We hope to see everyone back in the library this summer!

Summer Reading 2021

The 2021 Summer reading program will start on Wednesday, June 2nd and run through Wednesday, July 28th. This year we will offer In-Library and Grab n Go crafts. You will be required to sign up for each craft and let us know if you will be In-Library or Grab n Go. The only one that does not require sign up is the Sign up day.

You will receive you summer reading bag, some goodies, and schedule of crafts and for younger kids, your first craft on June 2nd.

Summer Reading is split up into groups: Younger Kids, Teens [ages 12-18] and Adults. Younger kids craft days are on Wednesday at 3:00, Teens are Thursday at 3:00 and adults Friday at 1:00. This craft days are for those who are participating in the 2021 Summer Reading program. Below is a schedule for June, will post July later.

Younger Kids [Under 12]:

June 2nd- Sign up and Garden Spider Frame

June 9th- Bird Face [ Make a bird picture and bring it back we will post in the window for a contest]

June 16th- Cow Catapult and Father’s Day crafts

June 23rd- Tie Dye Face masks [NOT a Grab N Go, In-Library only]

June 30th-Bead Snake craft

Teens[ 12- 18 year olds]:

June 3rd- Sign up and Diving Squid craft

June 10th Cryptid Paintings

July 24th- Tie Dye Masks [NOT a Grab N Go, In-Library only]

Adults:[In Library only for Adult crafts]

June 4th- Sign up

June 11th- Epson Sale Candle holder

June 18th- Pet paintings

June 25th- Tie Dye Masks…

New Covie-19 Rules April 2021

At the regular monthly meeting of the Richmond Public Library Board of Trustees we once again went over our Covid rules for the library. We have been going over them monthly to see what needs to stay the same and what can be changed.

Here are the new rules:

Face Masks are Recommended

Please Social Distance

Please use Hand Sanitizer when you come in the library

The library will offer In-Library programing with limited space and grab n go for all our crafts. All programing will now require a sign up sheet

2 Computers for public use are now open

Still Closed on Saturday. May 1st is the date set to be open on Saturday again.

Thank you for all you for all your patience during all this covid stuff. We hope you feel safe to come and visit us at the library!…