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We have two Nooks and four Kindles--all pre-loaded with popular fiction for check-out to Richland Residents or paid members.  You can place holds on these through our online catalog on the horizontal dropdown.

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We've had several patrons mention that they are NOT receiving our weekly e-mails we send to you every Wednesday regarding the status of your account. Our tech people are trying to figure it out and we appreciate your patience. Click here , select Library Director Dennis Kreps, provide us with your name, e-mail address and use the comment  / questions section to tell us your concern.

Drop off your used books at the Richland Farmers' Market AND do some shopping!

It's true! Our F.O.L. - Friends of the Richland Library - will be at the Richland Farmers' Market every Wednesday from 3:00 - 6:00 collecting books for their annual used book sale on Saturday, July 16. The Market is behind Gull Lake Middle School; turn at the light- you can't miss it!

An Opening for a Richland Community Library Trustee

Would you like to give back to your library community?  If you live in the Village of Richland or Richland Township, and would be interested in finding out more about serving as a Richland Community Library Trustee, please email the Director (choose Director--D. Kreps from drop-down menu), . Trustees meet the third Wednesday of every month ( excluding July and December ) at 6:00 pm.
Click here for more information about board responsibilities.

A Photo Scavenger Hunt, around the square, with an Olympic Torch for our Tweens and Teens!

All Tweens and Teens, ages 6th grade ( this fall ) and older, kick off the summer reading program with a Olympic torch run!  Meet on Wednesday, June 29 at 1:00 down in the community room and Jennie will give you your instructions.   Every team will be given a torch and a list of photos they need to take on their phones. The first team to complete the list and upload the photos to the Library's Facebook page wins!  No need to register but get your team together!  Questions? Call Jenni at 629-9085 or click here and send an e-mail!
Get your MAP - Michigan Activity Pass here!

The Michigan Activity Pass offers library patrons a one-day pass to explore – at no cost – hundreds of Michigan’s state parks, historic sites, cultural attractions, campgrounds and recreation area.  Originally called "The Big Green Gym", this program has expanded to include more than 100 participating cultural institutions and museums including seven Michigan National Park Service Destinations Included! Happy 100th Birthday, NPS! Once you decide where you're visiting and the date, have your library card ready and click here to begin your search! You print your pass from the comfort of home. Need help? Our staff can help!
8 ways to keep your kids reading this summer!
  1. Set a routine...
  2. Model the behavior...
  3. Provide interesting reading materials...
  4. Celebrate all reading...
  5. Keep track...
  6. Provide incentives...
  7. Peer Pressure...
  8. Go digital!