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We're getting ready for our Summer Reading Program!
Every Hero has a Story is the theme of this year's summer reading program.  Our summer calendar of events will be at both circulation desks starting the day after Memorial Day.  Let the summer fun begin!

Make sure Children's Librarian, Mary Jasiak, has your current e-mail address. She sends out e-mails about ALL library activities. Click here to contact her today!

June Book Group - Olive Kitteridge

Our June book group meets on Thursday, June 11 at 7:00 pm and will be discussing the Pulitzer Prize winner - Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. Sue Parker-Carter will lead the discussion and serve a yummy dessert. All are welcome!

We will be open this Saturday, May 23 from 9:00 - 1:00. Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend!

Dave Coverly is coming to the Richland Community Library!

We are pleased to welcome Dave Coverly, Plainwell native and award winning comic strip artist on Thursday, May 28 at 7:00 pm.  His "Speed Bump" cartoons are featured in over 400 newspapers and websites.  His work has also been published in hundreds of school textbooks, magazines, newsletters, and a variety of merchandise.

This is a free event but there will be limited seating and an RSVP will be required. Click here to register online. Scroll down to the May 28 date and click on the register button.  Call the library at 629-9085 for more information.

This program is 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.

Don't miss the Gull Lake High School students' artwork in the lower level.
Creative, clever sculptures, drawings and 3 D pieces.
Stop by soon!


Our thanks to Gull Lake High School Art Instructor,
Randy Walbridge for sharing his student's artwork.

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Enjoy Short Stories? Try these new titles:


  -- A Blink of the Screen by Terry Pratchett
  --  Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman
  --  There's Something I Want You to Do by Charles Baxter

Some of our newer non-fiction titles:


  --  Do What You Are  -  Discover the Perfect Career for You through the Secrets of Personality Type by Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron and Kelly Tieger
  --  The Opposite of Spoiled - Raising Kids Who are Grounded, Generous and Smart with Money by Ron Lieber
  --  The Pathfinder - How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success by Nicholas Lore

Check out an eReader
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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 menu.