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!
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
If you missed the informational meeting for the Municipal Solar Project on March 12, you can view a slideshow containing the pertinent information here.
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
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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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
digital edition is now available at the library.
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