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Newport Municipal Solar Project – NEW DATE – March 12th

On March 12th the Richards Free Library will host an informational meeting on Newport becoming the first solar net-zero New Hampshire town and school. The  1.9 Megawatt solar energy project capable of providing the annual energy needs for all of Newport’s town and … Continue reading

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Project Rabbit 2018-CANCELLED DUE TO STORM

CANCELLED DUE TO STORM Join us this Thursday at 6:00 for Project Rabbit! The PTO will provide snacks, books to trade, and fun read-alouds for the whole family. We’ll have bookmarks to color and the Cat in the Hat will … Continue reading

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Thank you, Float-Makers!

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Winter Carnival is over, but we had a blast making our “Gingerbread Man” float and walking in the parade! We even won 1st place among the small floats! Great big thank you’s go out to the Hagebusches for lending us … Continue reading

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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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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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Trees

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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