librarian on August 13th, 2018

The 2018 Richmond Public Library Summer Reading Program has come to an end. What did we do in July and August?   July 1st we made 4th of July crackers             July 5th the teens made home made Figit spinners             July 6th the Adults […]

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librarian on July 19th, 2018

The 2018 summer reading program started on Wednesday, June 6th. We had Grandpa Pokey down for our big kick-off. Kid signed up for Summer Reading and then Grandpa Pokey made them balloon animals.             Next up was Father’s Day, the kids made gifts for their dads on June 13th. After […]

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librarian on May 17th, 2017

The 2017 Summer Reading Program is all set to begin. Below you will find a schedule for this summer’s events. [Ages 1 to 10 yrs] Wednesday, June 7th @ 3:00 Grandpa Pokey will be here, Sign-up for Summer Reading and have Grandpa Pokey make you a balloon! Monday, June 12th @ 3:00 National Peanut Butter […]

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librarian on August 4th, 2016

July 20th was National Lollipop day. We had lollipops and cake pops to celebrate.             The older kids made magnetic slime on July 22nd. They had a blast!             July 22nd was also a Friday Foods day. We had some yummy food!       […]

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librarian on July 21st, 2016

Week six of the Summer was 4th of July and the fair so we were only open one day. But we did have a float in the parade. The library got second place!                 The seventh week of summer reading the kids made basketball boxes on July 13th. […]

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librarian on July 8th, 2016

We are now halfway through the 2016 Summer Reading program. What did we do in week 5? Thursday, June 30th was Ice Cream Soda Day. Everyone who wanted on got a FREE [small] Ice Cream Soda.               Friday, July 1st was Minecraft day for the teens. The made papercraft […]

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librarian on June 29th, 2016

There’s a new food group at the library, we call it “Friday Foods’.           Every Friday at noon we meet [unless unforeseen things happen], bring food and enjoy good conversation. Each month has food designated for said month. There is also designated food for certain dates. So the club members can […]

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librarian on June 29th, 2016

Week four [4] and what have we been up to? Wednesday, June 22nd saw the kids making Olympic shooters. We made straw shooters and tried to shoot through rings.             Thursday, June 23rd the adults did stained glassware.             Friday, June 24th was the regular […]

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librarian on June 17th, 2016

Summer Reading 2016 is under way, we hope everyone is enjoying their summer. Week three brought us Pool Noodle Shooters, Friday Foods and Scavenger Hunt kids party. First up was Pool Noodle Shooters on Wednesday, June 15th. The kids really liked this one.               Next up? Friday Foods [our […]

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librarian on June 10th, 2016

It’s the second week of summer reading, what did we do? First up was the younger kids with the Toilet Paper Tube Race Cars on Wednesday, June 8th.             Second was the Adults making recycled pop bottle bird feeders on Thursday, June 9th.             Next? […]

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