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Check out the art display cases near the bookstacks
Currently on display: Wood-fired ceramic pieces by local artist Catherine Stasevich. They are both functional and decorative, and inspired by nature. Click here for her Artist Statement. Price lists are available at both Circulation Desks.

January Book Group
Ice Hunter by Joseph Heywood will be the book for discussion on January 8 at 7:00 pm in front of our fireplace.
Sue Parker-Carter will lead the discussion and serve a yummy dessert. All are welcome!

Will your New Years resolution be to read with friends? Start your own book group and we can help!
We've put together 7 "Book Club in a Bag" kits. Each kit contains 6 copies of the title along with discussion questions, other suggested reading and can be checked out for 6 weeks.
Click on the Adult tab for the book titles. Ask at the upper level circ desk for more information.

Holiday Hours

The Library will be closed on December 24th and 25th. We'll be open for regular hours on the 26th and 27th.
We'll close at 2:00 on New Years Eve; be closed for New Years Day and be open for regular hours on January 2nd and 3rd.
Enjoy the holiday season!

Company Coming?
We've got just what you need!
  --  Baking Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum
  --  The New Family Cookbook by America's Test Kitchen
  --  Let us all eat Cake - Gluten Free Recipes by Catherine Ruehle with Sarah Scheffel


Some new Holiday Reading!
  --  Handcrafted Christmas; Ornaments, Decorations and Cookie Recipes to make at home by Susan Waggoner
  --  Red Velvet Lover's Cookbook by Deborah Harroun
  --  Christmas Crochet for Hearth, Home and Tree by Edie Eckman


Meet Michigan Authors Series program

Joe Heywood returns to the Lower Peninsula!  Warm yourself by the fire and meet the author of the well-known Woods Cop mysteries at the Richland Community Library.

Wednesday, January 14; 7:00pm    

Light refreshments will be served; RSVPs are appreciated, but not required.

 This program is co-sponsored by the Richland Community Library, the Gull Lake Area Rotary Club, Friends of the Richland Community Library and the Croasdale Family, in memory of Ray Croasdale.

Do you have a "hard to buy for" person in your life?
Consider a Gift Certificate from the Library!

This could be the perfect gift for someone who lives outside Richland Township, but would like to check out DVDs, Audiobooks, and enjoy other "resident" privileges. All for only $75.00 annually. Ask at the circ desk for more information.

These new books look interesting....

  --  Catification - designing a happy and stylish home for your cat (and you!) by Jackson Galaxy, Kate Benjamin.
  --  Brain Games for Dogs  by Claire Arrowsmith
  --  The Story of Fester Cat; How One Remarkable Cat Changed Two Men's Lives by Paul Magrs


Check out an eReader
Nook-Touch Kindle3 
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 menu.

OverDrive Link        Borrow eBooks on  OverDrive 
-- our downloadable resource for audio and e-books!  Visit the HELP screens or google your device name and "OverDrive" for great online help.   HINT:  Enter your library card number when you log in to get faster access to select titles.

Not finding your favorite author on OverDrive?  Sadly, many publishers refuse to distribute their digital content through libraries. Publishers impose limits similar to print books, allowing only one person at a time to download the digital title.