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Sy Montgomery is the 2020 Hale Award Winner

Richards Free Library and the Judges of the Sarah Josepha Hale Award are pleased to announce that Sy Montgomery is the 2020 Sarah Josepha Hale Award Medalist.  The award presentation will be held on August 7, 2021. More details will … Continue reading

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The Library is Open!

If you’ve been waiting to come back to the library, wait no longer!

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Richards Free Library Digital Collection: 1921 Images of Newport, Goshen and Croydon

The Reverend David Lewis Yale came to Newport in 1918 during the influenza epidemic. Because there was only one other minister in town, he also served the neighboring communities of Goshen and Croydon. Rev. Yale remained in Newport until 1923 … Continue reading

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Library Hours

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Express Browsing & Computer Appointments now available!

We are now open for 15 minute appointments for Express Browsing and Computer usage! We will be offering these appointments Monday through Friday 10-5 and Saturday 10-12. We’ll also continue offering curbside services during those same hours. Masks are required … Continue reading

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Richards Library Read-A-Thon!

Join us for the Richards Free Library First Annual Read-A-Thon! Full details can be found on our website under Remote Services.

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NoveList Select in our Catalog

The Richards Free Library has a brand new way to search for new books and authors you might like. Next time you visit our catalog, search for a book you have read and enjoyed. Click on the result you want … Continue reading

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Library Hours

Due to a significant rise in COVID-19 transmission in our area and across the state of New Hampshire, the library will be suspending walkthrough services after November 25th until further notice. The library will be closed November 26th, 27th and … Continue reading

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Inter-Library Loan is back!

We’ve missed it and we know you’ve missed it, but the good news is Inter-Library Loan is back! Because of quarantine requirements, it may take between 2 and 3 weeks to receive an item you request from another library, so … Continue reading

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