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Homeschool Book Group to meet Local Author

There is still time to grab a copy of The Mariner’s Curse by John Lunn and join us this Friday, April 20th, at 10:30 to discuss the book with the author! Homeschoolers age 8-14 are invited to join us for … Continue reading

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Wes McNair Poetry Reading

Join us at the Library Arts Center on Thursday, April 19 at 7:00 PM as Wes McNair reads from his latest collection, The Unfastening.

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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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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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Newport Municipal Solar Project

If you missed the informational meeting for the Municipal Solar Project on March 12, you can view a slideshow containing the pertinent information here.

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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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digital edition is now available at the library.

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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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