What to read next?

Visit the Library’s webpage under Finding Books and More for the catalog and links to reader advisory sites. To see titles from Discover Between the Covers book chats with the Huntington and Richmond librarians since September 2020, click here.

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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Richmond Free Library is closing at 2 pm on Wednesday, November 24 and will not reopen until Monday, November 29 during the Thanksgiving holiday. Enjoy your holiday.

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Lanie Kanat Art Show

Lanie Kanat paints in watercolor from her home studio in Jericho, Vermont.  She focuses on nature-based paintings and loves the beauty of Vermont and its changing seasons.  Lanie serves on the Board of Directors for the Vermont Family Network and is a co-leader for the Vermont Community Support Network for the Fragile X Foundation. Her work will be displayed on the ground floor walls and in the foyer display case through the end of the year and can be viewed at https://kanat.site/watercolors/default.htm

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November Activities for Youth

November Scavenger Hunt at the Library

Find the image of a scarecrow. Find the image of a basket of apples and the yummy pumpkin pie. Find all ten of the special November-themed images hidden inside the Library and win a prize! 

Pick up your scavenger hunt checklist at the youth desk. Return your completed checklist to the desk by November 30 to receive a prize. The scavenger hunt will be set up through the end of November and is appropriate for kids ages 4 – 12.

November Take & Make Craft Kit

Pick up a kit containing everything you need to make a seasonally appropriate scarecrow bag puppet. Kits are available beginning on November 1 until supplies run out.  Stop by the library inner foyer during pick up hours to get a bag. These crafts are appropriate for kids ages 4 – 8.

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Town Center Visioning Meeting

Town Center Visioning Meeting, Thursday, November 18

The Richmond Town Center and Library Committee is seeking community input on the future of the Town Center campus. We will hold a public meeting Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 7:00-8:30 PM in the 3rd floor meeting room of the Town Center building. We invite all members of the community to join us in person or by using the remote link below to collaborate and develop a vision for a Town Center that serves the needs of Richmond residents and interest groups now and into the future!

At this meeting the Committee will present an update on some of the work on the campus that has been completed, including improvements made to the Richmond Free Library. We will also begin the visioning process for the Town Center building and grounds. The Committee would love to hear a wide variety of perspectives and plan to hold several follow up events to continue gathering public opinion.

We look forward to seeing you on November 18th!
Topic: Town Center and Library Committee
Time: Nov 18, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89585938881?pwd=enBUOXZyUFRvaC8za0VVM2t6NEI3UT09

Meeting ID: 895 8593 8881

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