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Happy Fourth of July!

The library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, for Independence Day.

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No More Festival Books

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!

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Summer Reading is ALMOST HERE!

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

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Congratulations to our children’s librarian, Moriah Churchill-Calkins (Ms. Mo), who was married (at the library!) this past weekend.

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Free Audiobooks for Teens

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

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Circle Dance in the Ballroom

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

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Squishy Circuits Drop In

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

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Martha Carlson-Bradley Poetry Reading and Discussion

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!  

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The 3D Printing Process

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

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Homeschool Book Group

Homeschool Book Group will discuss How to Train Your Dragon  by Cressida Cowell this Friday the 16th, at 10:30. Anyone who has read the book can participate! You still have time to power through it if you pick up your … Continue reading

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