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The library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, for Independence Day.
Due to everyone’s overwhelming generosity, our festival book storage area is full. We are unable to take any more books until September. Thank you for your support!
Don’t miss this year’s fantastic summer reading kickoff, a musical puppet show by Cactushead Puppets about the Bremen Town Musicians, a group of farm animals who are eager to head out into the world to become world-famous musicians! The performance … Continue reading
Congratulations to our children’s librarian, Moriah Churchill-Calkins (Ms. Mo), who was married (at the library!) this past weekend.
Are you teen or do you know a teen? SYNC is a free summer audiobook program that provides free audiobook downloads for teens age 13+. Each week they offer two different free books to download. Don’t miss out on any … Continue reading
On Thursday, June 7, Mary Ellen Cannon will lead Circle Dance in the ballroom of the Richards Free Library in Newport from 6:30 to 8:00. Circle Dance is composed of traditional dances from around the world as well as new … Continue reading
Head over to the library to do some hands on exploration with “Squishy Circuits”! It’s a great way to learn the basics about how circuits work. We’ve got some conductive dough and some insulating dough (and some instructions) for you … Continue reading
Join the Richards Library Poetry Group on Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 PM as we welcome Martha Carlson-Bradley. She will be reading and answering questions regarding her latest work: Begin with Trouble: Poems Inspired by the 1727 New-England Primer!
We’re getting a lot of interest in our 3D printer, “3D-PO,” and we love explaining how it works! As well as printing out a lot of little white Easter bunnies, we’ve been printing something a little more practical this week: … Continue reading