Library News: Richmond

If you’ve ever wondered what exactly straw bale gardening is all about, this is your chance to learn! Joel Karsten, author of several books on the topic, will be speaking at the Richmond Public Library on Monday, April 6 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Straw bale gardening has been gaining in popularity due to the fact that there’s no shoveling or weeding, and less bending and water use. This program is open to anyone, from novices to master gardeners, and Karsten will have copies of his...
Richmond Public Library is celebrating Banned Books Week (Sept. 21-27) with a guessing game. The prize is a banned book for teens and kids. At the library, find the Banned Books display and guess the title based on the cover. Learn the reason why the books were controversial. We think some of these titles may surprise you. Artwork courtesy of the American Library Association
Richmond Public Library has fabulous prizes for the Summer Reading Program, beginning June 9! The Richmond Friends of the Library have donated e-readers which will be given as special prizes. Babies and toddlers could win a LeapReader Junior, kids could win a Nook Simple Touch with Glow Light, and teens could win a Nook, too. To qualify for these special prizes, Summer Reading participants must turn in the reading record no later than Aug. 16. Pop in to the library every week for a chance to...