Support Our Book Basket Raffle

raffle baskets

  • Purchase tickets at the library circulation desk.
  • Choose which basket raffles to enter and drop your tickets in the correct container.
  • Proceeds will go toward the purchase of new DVD movies for the Library.


Drawings will be Wednesday, Dec. 18                                                                             Winners will be notified by phone on that day.

Ticket Prices:  One Ticket—$1.00, Six Tickets—$5.00, Fifteen Tickets—$10.00



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Holiday Fun for your Little One!

Traveling Storyteller Poster

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Holiday Books are on the Shelves

holiday photoWe have many wonderful Christmas, Hanukkah and Solstice picture books available.  Come peruse the collection and choose some good stories to share this holiday season. You’ll find the How the Grinch Stole Christmas ! and other old favorites as well as some brand new kid-approved titles such as Construction Site on Christmas Night and Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein.

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December Art Show

For the month of December we are showing work Judy Bush has created from paper pulp made out of recycled colored papers. For most of the pieces, the paper is the painting. A few have printed images (linocuts) on the handmade paper.


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Playgroup Halloween Party and Parade

Enjoy this fun video of the Halloween festivities at this week’s Wednesday Playgroup. Thank you to MMCTV for capturing the cuteness.

Halloween Party & Parade

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New Playaways in the collection

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We have a great selection of youth and adult Playaways.  If you enjoy listening to books you might want to try one of these all-in-one devices.  No changing discs in your car! If you have never seen a Playaway before and are curious about how they work, ask us for a demonstration.

Playaway photo


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Starting this Fall! Tell the Kids. Sign them up……

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Fall Youth Programs Begin After Labor Day

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Fall Youth Programs Our regularly scheduled youth programs will resume after Labor Day.  Program details are below. Weekly youth programs at the Library run September – May and follow the MMUUSD schedule for vacation days and weather closure days.

Baby Laptime This short, active storytime is for our youngest little book lovers and their grown ups. We’ll look at picture books, sing simple songs, do some rhyming and bouncing and sometimes get out the shakers and scarves. Designed for infants and early toddlers.  Join us on Mondays at 10:30 am.

Playgroup with Stories and Songs The good times kick off with songs and shakers around the colorful alphabet rug.  Next up is storytime and snacks (bring your own). Then, the toys and art supplies come out for free play and crafts. Co-sponsored by the Lund Center. Kids from infant – five and their grown ups are invited to join us in the commnity room on Wednesdays from 10 am – noon.

Preschool Storytime This special storytime is for children ages 3 – 5.  We will share picture books, songs, activities and games with a focus on the six pre-reading skills that form a child’s early literacy experience and help set them up for a lifelong love of books and reading. Join us on Fridays at 10:30 am.

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KNIT NITE on Wednesdays

kniting_a_stockingJoin other knitters in the Mezzanine Lounge at the Richmond Free Library on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 for social and skill exchange. All levels, any handcraft (crochet, tatting, needlepoint, etc.) welcome.

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Library Hours for Thanksgiving Week

Monday: 10 – 8 , Tuesday: 1 – 6, Wednesday: 10 – 8.
Thursday: Closed, Friday: Closed, Saturday: Closed.

We will also be taking a break from Baby Laptime, Playgroup and Storytime for the week.  Our regularly scheduled children’s programs will resume the first week of December.


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