Wednesday, July 24, 7:00 pm
Have you seen the award-winning animated film WALL-E? This 2008 release is often considered the best film of that year. WALL-E, short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter: Earth-class, is the last robot left on Earth. After hundreds of years alone spent picking up trash, he discovers a new purpose in life when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. Rated G.
Make your own ice cream sundae to complete the evening!
All ages. No registration required.
Tuesday, July 23 at 1 pm.
Professionals from Greensea Systems, a company right here in Richmond, will explain how their technology used for underwater exploration might soon be going into space. This fun science program for kids will also include Doodlebot and a behind the scenes look at the coding that makes it work. Ages 6–12 are invited to join us.
David Macaulay: selected drawings and sketches
Macaulay has written and/or illustrated numerous books, including the international best seller, The Way Things Work. His books have sold more than three million copies in the United States, and his work has been translated into a dozen languages. This exhibit of images from eight of David Macaulay’s books offers a glimpse of his “draw ‘til you drop” work process conveyed through preliminary sketches and finished art created between 1982 and 2010. According to the artist, the books represented in the exhibit “range from the history of architecture and the workings of technology to aspects of the human body, the decline of society, and why a chicken once crossed a road. This traveling exhibition on view at the Library for the month of July, is made possible with support from the Vermont Arts Council.
Want to learn more about the 2019 Vermont Reads book selection? This book trailer was created by the seven students who participated in a recent video workshop produced by the Richmond Free Library and Mt. Mansfield Community Television.
We have many copies of the book available at the library. Check one out today.
Join other knitters in the Mezzanine Lounge at the Richmond Free Library on Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 for social and skill exchange. All levels, any handcraft (crochet, tatting, needlepoint, etc.) welcome.
Bring a chair to sit in and some snacks to munch.
Rain location is inside the library.
Thank you to the Friends of the Richmond Free Library for sponsoring our Summer Programs including this fun opportunity to make some music with your little person under the direction of Joanna May of Music Together fame.