Pass to NH State Parks

The Library has purchased a pass to the New Hampshire State Parks.

Each pass is valid for the date listed on the pass. 
The pass grants admission for two adults and four children to any day-use park at no additional charge. 
The pass is not valid at the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, the Flume Gorge, Hampton Beach State Park – South Beach, Wallis Sands State Park, or metered parking.
The pass may not be used for camping fees.

You may reserve the pass for a day by calling the library. You will have to stop in and pick the pass up. Like a airline boarding pass, you will turn it in to the gate attendant for admission. You do not have to worry about bringing the pass back to the library.

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Seeing the snow this morning brought winter activities to mind. The library would love to have snowshoes to check out next winter. Just imagine families headed into the town forest to enjoy the trails on snowshoes. So, we are looking for your unused snowshoes. If you have any snowshoes that are in good shape that you don’t want anymore, please donate them to the library for the snowshoe project. Simply bring them to the front desk. Thank you!

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Selling on Ebay

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Celebrate Poetry Month with Us!

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Peter Pan & Pirates!

Come see our Peter Pan & Pirate display in the children’s area and while you’re here . . .

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Project RABBIT Library Night

Project RABBIT Library Night will be held in the Children’s Room on April 11th at 6:00 instead of March 21st.
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Your Library 24/7

THURSDAY, MARCH 14 5:30 TO 6:30 PM

Come to the Richards Free Library to discover the power of your library card. Learn about the resources available to you, anywhere, any time.  You can…     
*Read the New York Times
*Read historic Newport newspapers
*Find a new author with Novelist
*Learn a new skill by enrolling in Universal Class
*Stream a movie with Kanopy
*Research you next purchase with EBSCOhost
*Download audiobooks, ebooks and magazines
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Richards Library at the Newport Winter Carnival Parade

Another successful Winter Carnival Parade! Thank you to everyone who helped with preparations and to those who walked the cold parade route with us.

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Library Newsletter

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