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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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Our Summer Reading Program is over.
WHAT a wonderful summer we've had!  We saw lots of children reading lots of books and earning lots of prizes. We're taking a few weeks off but  Preschool Story Time and Wednesday Wigglers (our toddler time)  will return right after Labor Day.  Enjoy the last few weeks of summer and remember:
 KEEP READING!
 

September Book Group - The Girl on the Train

Our monthly book group will meet on Thursday, September 8 at 7:00 pm in front of the fireplace. The group will be discussing Paula Hawkin's bestseller The Girl on the Train.  Sue Parker-Carter will lead the discusion and serve a yummy dessert.  All are welcome!
 

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.


New at the Library!
Nihongo ga hanasemasu ka? Parle-vou Frances? Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Do you speak English?
If you want to learn a new language, or brush up on one you've spoken before, try the Mango Languages database, now available through the Library's web page! Click here, and set up an profile using your library card number.

Contact us at the Library if you have any questions. Give it a try!


New Art Exhibition at RCL
Visit our Lower Level Gallery to see works from the Creative Company artist group. Susan Teague has curated an exhibit of paintings, drawings, hand-colored prints and mixed-media works from six Kalamazoo-area artists. The exhibit will be on display through August, and a Meet-the-Artist Reception
Thursday August 4 at 6:00pm in the Library's Community Room.

Join us for light refreshments and inspiring words from our artists.
Family Movie Night on Tuesday, August 23rd...

The question EVERYONE has been asking this summer: WHY are those birds so angry? !!!!!!

When an island po
pulated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it's up to three unlikely outcasts - Red, Chuck and Bomb - to figure out what the pigs are up to!  We are excited to show this animated comedy on Tuesday, August 23 at 7:00 in front of our fireplace. There's popcorn too! (Call for the movie's title if you need to!)
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!