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Thank you Sugar River Bank!

The Sugar River Bank donated beautiful chairs for our Oval Room and the Hale Room this week. We love how elegant they look here! We would like to thank the Sugar River Bank for their continued generosity to this library, … Continue reading

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digital edition is now available at the library.  Stop in and we’ll get you started. Home access to the New York Times digital edition is also available! Enroll here and use the redemption code of 4b9074172d8c71b5.  This will give you 24 hours … Continue reading

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Volunteer of the Year

On December 6th, the Richards Free Library presented the 17th annual Pamela Gay Award for Volunteerism to Sandra Sonnichsen at the annual Volunteer Tea.   Sandy volunteers with our archivist collecting, arranging and cataloging the library’s collection of Newport history … Continue reading

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Volunteer Tea

The Trustees of the Richards Free Library would like you to join us on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 4:00 PM in the Oval Room of the library for a reception to honor all library volunteers as well as the … Continue reading

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The Mother of Thanksgiving

Listen to Word of Mouth on New Hampshire Public Radio this Saturday, November 18th at 11:00 a.m. and learn how a Newport woman is known for being the mother of Thanksgiving. NHPR’s Virgina Prescott traveled to the Richards Free Library last week and … Continue reading

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When you drive by the library, notice our new look. This summer we added 18 more spaces to the library’s parking lot. Last week, we finished the landscaping between the library and the Sarah Josepha Hale Memorial Park. The clump … Continue reading

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Halloween at the Library

This Halloween you can trick or treat for books here at the library! Just wear your costume to the library between 10 am and 8 pm on Halloween and you can choose a free book from a special book cart!

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Tuesday Afternoon at the Movies

We read Ragtime this past Tuesday.  Next Tuesday, October 10th at 12:00 we are going to watch the movie. Is it true the book is always better than the movie? Join us next Tuesday at noon.

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Duck Tape Wallets

This Thursday, October 5th at 2:30!

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Celebrate Your Freedom to Read

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community … Continue reading

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