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Squam Lakes Animal Program Kickoff is a Go!

Hello friends! We are still kicking off our summer reading program today! Sign-ups will start at 10:30, and the animal program “No Two Tails Alike” will start at 11:00am. We might have a few rain sprinkles, but we do have … Continue reading

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Annual Friends of the Richards Library Festival Canceled

We sincerely regret to announce that the Friends of the Richards Library Annual Library Festival has been canceled this year due to concerns regarding the COVID pandemic. Hopefully next year things will be back to normal and we can pack … Continue reading

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Sy Montgomery is the 2020 Hale Award Winner

Richards Free Library and the Judges of the Sarah Josepha Hale Award are pleased to announce that Sy Montgomery is the 2020 Sarah Josepha Hale Award Medalist.  The award presentation will be held on August 7, 2021. More details will … Continue reading

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The Library is Open!

If you’ve been waiting to come back to the library, wait no longer!

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Richards Free Library Digital Collection: 1921 Images of Newport, Goshen and Croydon

The Reverend David Lewis Yale came to Newport in 1918 during the influenza epidemic. Because there was only one other minister in town, he also served the neighboring communities of Goshen and Croydon. Rev. Yale remained in Newport until 1923 … Continue reading

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Library Hours

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Richards Library Read-A-Thon!

Join us for the Richards Free Library First Annual Read-A-Thon! Full details can be found on our website under Remote Services.

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NoveList Select in our Catalog

The Richards Free Library has a brand new way to search for new books and authors you might like. Next time you visit our catalog, search for a book you have read and enjoyed. Click on the result you want … Continue reading

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Library Hours

Due to a significant rise in COVID-19 transmission in our area and across the state of New Hampshire, the library will be suspending walkthrough services after November 25th until further notice. The library will be closed November 26th, 27th and … Continue reading

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