Category Archives: Events

Saturday August 28th- A Day Full of Fun!

We have SO MUCH happening on August 28th, even with a reduced Apple Pie Crafts Fair & Book Sale. Join the Library Board of Trustees on our beautiful new porch for cookies, lemonade and coffee. They’ll start serving at 9am … Continue reading

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Mask Requirement in Effect

The Richards Free Library is requiring masks to enter the library, no matter your age (if you’re over 2) or your vaccination level. The Board of Trustees and Library Director continue to monitor COVID information and local cases. If you … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Sy Montgomery!

On Saturday, August 7th, Sy Montgomery accepted the Hale Award for literary excellence across the 31 books she’s published during her career as an author so far. She’s written incredible nonfiction titles for adults, as well as many picture books … Continue reading

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No Story Time Today 7/7/2021

Ms. Mo is under the weather today so Story Time is canceled. We hope to see you during Story Time at the Farmers’ Market on Friday!

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History of Your House

In your genealogical search, you can find more help in the History section of our website. We now have a page called History of Your House. Uncover the history of your house by investigating its architecture, its people, and its … Continue reading

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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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