The Real Eastern Coyote

The Real Eastern Coyote lecture which was postponed in November has been rescheduled for 7:00 on Thursday, January 24.
The lecture will be presented by Chris Schadler Ms. Schadler is co-founder of the New Hampshire Wildlife Coalition ( and the New Hampshire and Vermont Representative for Project Coyote ( You will learn a great deal while gaining a new appreciation for these beautiful and often misunderstood animals. Chris leads us to a better understanding of coyotes which helps conquer fears, encourage respectful coexistence, and enhance or instill an appreciation for the wildlife around us. Members of the audience will be offered interesting and informative handouts compiled by Project Coyote. The lecture is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served.

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New Film Streaming Service, Kanopy, Is Now Available

Richards Free Library Patrons  Have Access To More Than 30,000 Films For Free With Kanopy.

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at Richards Free Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

Kanopy provides Richards Free Library patrons with access to films of unique social and cultural value; films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere.

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Homeschool Program: Winter Birds

The Lake Sunapee Protective Association is joining us to help us learn about what our local NH birds do to survive the cold winter. Meet up with local homeschoolers, have some fun learning, and make a pinecone birdfeeder!


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Books on Tap Book Group

Books are now at the library and available to check out for our next Books on Tap book group which will be meeting Tuesday, January 22 at 6:30 PM at the Salt Hill Pub in Newport.  We will be discussing the book Walking to Vermont by Christopher S. Wren.  Anyone is welcome to attend, even if you don’t have a library card at the Richards Library. 

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Cookie Decorating on Tuesday and Candy Cane Mice on Thursday!

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Gift Wrapping Workshop

Is gift-wrappGift Wrapping Workshop, December 12th 5:00 all are welcomeing not your strong suit? The Richards Free Library is hosting a drop-by Gift Wrapping Workshop for teens and adults on December 12th, 5:00-6:00pm. Drop in to learn some simple gift wrapping techniques and make a special gift tag. We’ll have some wrapping paper and trimmings, but feel free to bring your own, or bring a roll of paper to share or swap! Music, cheerfulness, and table space will be provided!

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WiiU Game Night

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After School Activity

Our activity today, Thankfulness Turkey Craft, has been cancelled due to the storm and a sick children’s librarian! Happy Thanksgiving!

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Story Times During Thanksgiving Week

Don’t forget we will not be holding Preschool Story Time nor Toddler Story Time this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  See you next week!

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