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The April 29, 2020 edition of our Newsletter is here!
Are you interested in researching your family history? We can help! Check out our new section on our website on Genealogy. We have a detailed guide on how to get started, links to online research and newspapers, and much more. … Continue reading
PUBLIC NOTICE The Richards Free Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting on May 18, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom For accommodations to attend this meeting please contact Andrea Thorpe at 603 863-3430 or athorpe @newport.lib.nh.us. … Continue reading
The Richards Free Library may be closed, but we are still here to help! As part of #nationallibraryweek, here’s a story you might enjoy. Last week our Archivist received a request for detective services. In 1972, 48 years ago, a … Continue reading
Ancestry is now available free through your home computer! Your ancestors can become more than a name. Historical insights, photos, records, and more. The world’s largest genealogy site. Connect to a deeper family story today. Billions of records. Log in … Continue reading
Join us in a virtual celebration of libraries this week. Stream a movie, research your ancestry, read the New York Times or Newport’s historic newspapers, download an ebook, audiobook, or music. All these resources and more are available on the … Continue reading
Our next virtual book group will be held on May 20 at 2:00. We will be discussing the book The Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson. Copies of the book are available for download from hoopla. If you … Continue reading
If you’re interested in doing some research into the genealogy of your family, we have a couple websites you could use. FamilySearch. Discover your family’s story through historical records. Sign up for a free account. HeritageQuest. ProQuest has made the … Continue reading
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