Summer Reading 2021

Summer Reading 2021 has come to and end.

We stared on Wednesday, June 2nd and ended on Wednesday, July 28th. Two months of summer reading.

What did we do this summer?  We made garden spider frames, diving squids, bird faces, cryptid paintings, pet paitngs, cow catapults, Father’s day gifts, Epson salt candle holders. We tie dyed face masks and shirts, made bead bracelets and bead snakes. We decorated wine bottles and made wine bottle wind chimes.

We also decorated hand puppets, made frog flicker puppets, pet magnets.

Everyone made dream catchers. At the end of summer reading party the preschoolers made cloud dough and then had ice cream. The other kids and teens made blobfish slime and then had ice cream, What a summer! We hope everyone had a great time!

Summer Reading 2021 July

Well we are in the final stretch of Summer Reading. July 28th is the last day, all reading sheets need to be in no later than July 26th.

We closed for the Fair for 3 days and then right back into summer reading.

Left to do this summer?

July 14th the kids younger doing watercolor animals, the preschool kids have a different craft more age appropriate. The teens will make Pet Magnets on July 15th and adults might try to make those wine glass wind chimes [we didn’t make them on the 2nd]

Next week the preschool kids will make puppets, the younger kids will make yarn dream catchers, the teens will make dream catchers and the adults will make dream catchers.

Remember: All reading sheets need to be turned by no later than Monday, July 26th to be counted!

Wednesday, July 28th is the final day of summer reading. Prizes will be handed out. Everyone will be blobfish slime and ice cream sundaes!…

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!


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!