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   Tuesday, June 28, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A Fave Day with Mrs. Jay!
Event Location: Community Room - lower level
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
Join Mary Jasiak as she reads her FAVORITE books; serves her FAVORITE  cookies and have kids make her FAVORITE craft!  No need to register but best for ages 3 and up.


   Wednesday, June 29, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Olympic Torch Run - Scavenger Hunt!!!!!
Event Location: Community Room - lower level
Contact: Jenni Chase   629-9085
teens@richlandlibrary.org
All Tweens and Teens, ages 6th grade ( this fall ) and older, kick off the summer reading program with a Olympic torch run!  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! ( This is going to be sooooo cool. ) Meet first in the community room - lower level and Jenni will give you all your instructions!


   Friday, July 1, 2016
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Story Time!
Event Location: Children's Area - lower level
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
This program is for 3-5 year olds who can sit through longer books and enjoy a simple craft, but all ages are welcome.There is no registration.


   Monday, July 4, 2016
5:30 AM -
Happy Independence Day!
Event Location:
Contact:    
The library is closed today but Richland's annual Independence Day parade starts at 11:00 behind Richland Elementary and ends in the parking lot of gracespring Bible Church on Gull Road. Don't miss it!



   Wednesday, July 6, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Chalk the Walk!
Event Location: In front of the library
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
Stop by the front of the library on Wednesday July 6 at 10:30 for some simple fun with friends. We'll provide the sidewalk chalk, drinks and cookies and YOU provide the artwork! (Come even if it rains...we'll head inside to sing and read funny books! )

Consider bringing some "we're done using them used" books from your home and they'll be donated to the Food Pantry housed next door at the First Presbyterian Church. They give away books to the families who use the pantry services.  All ages of books are welcome!
 



   Friday, July 8, 2016
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Story Time!
Event Location: Children's Area - lower level
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
This program is for 3-5 year olds who can sit through longer books and enjoy a simple craft, but all ages are welcome.There is no registration.


   Wednesday, July 13, 2016
5:30 AM -
Photography Competition Entries due TODAY!
Event Location:
Contact: Jenni Chase   629-9085
teens@richlandlibrary.org
Are you a tween / teen entering our photo contest? If so, your entry is due TODAY!
To review: Come into the library and take a photo and then use a photo editor to create the most creative photograph you can! All entries must be printed and delivered to the library TODAY by 7:00.
Questions? Call Jenni Chase - the tween / teen librarian!



   Thursday, July 14, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
ZEEMO - the YO YO Master and funny guy!
Event Location: Next door at the First Presbyterian Church
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org

Making his first appearance at the Richland Community Library is ZEEMO - the Yo Yo Master!  All ages are welcome on Thursday, July 14 at 10:30 and enjoy:  A magician, a Juggler, a Yo Yo expert and a really funny guy!  ZEEMO will be performing next door at the First Presbyterian Church; there's no charge or need to register.  For more information, call Mary Jasiak at 629-9085 Ext. 108 or click here and send her an email.

ZEEMO will be selling yo yos afterward for $5.00. 
 



   Friday, July 15, 2016
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Story Time!
Event Location: Children's Area - lower level
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
This program is for 3-5 year olds who can sit through longer books and enjoy a simple craft, but all ages are welcome.There is no registration.


   Saturday, July 16, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends of the Library Used Book Sale!
Event Location: In front of the library!
Contact: Dennis Kreps   629-9085 Ext. 204
dkreps@richlandlibrary.org
The library will be closed  on Saturday, July 16 due to our annual used book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library - our booster group. The sale runs from 9:00 - 1:00 in front of the library.  Stop by for some great deals! 

 



   Wednesday, July 20, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Drop In Ukulele- own a uke? Drop in!
Event Location: Community Room - lower level
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
Join Mary Jasiak and Carl Smith on Wednesday July 20 from 10:30 - 11:30 for some strumming fun!  If you're new to the uke, we'll learn the instrument, practice some chords and play a few songs. For ages 10 and up, RSVPs will be appreciated. For more information, call Mary at 629-9085 Ext. 208 or click here and send her an e-mail.
Need to purchase a uke? Click here!
 

 



   Friday, July 22, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Ann Arbor Magician Jeff Wawrzaszek - Perfect Family Show!
Event Location: Next door at the First Presbyterian Church
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
All ages are welcome to enjoy the well known Ann Arbor Magician Jeff  Wawrzaszek on Friday, July 22 at 10:30.  We've had Jeff perform his funny magic several times and he does NOT disappoint!  This family show will be next door at the First Presbyterian Church, is free and there's no registration. Don't miss it!  Need more information? Click here and send Children's Librarian Mary Jasiak an e-mail.
( We asked him....it's "War-zak")



   Tuesday, July 26, 2016
5:30 AM -
LEGO week returns!!
Event Location: In front of the fireplace
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
Drop off your homemade Lego Creations all week starting Tuesday, July 26  in front of the fireplace. We'll provide tags to attach and 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be awarded to:
  • Y5s - K - 1 grades
  • 2 - 3 grades
  • 4 - 5 grades
  • 6 - 7 - 8 grades
All winners will be announced on Friday July 29 at 1:00....You need NOT be present to win!



   Wednesday, July 27, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Rockin' Rovers - Dancing Dogs!
Event Location: Next door at the First Presbyterian Church
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
All ages are welcome on Wednesday, July 27 to enjoy the “Rockin’ Rovers” - a group of  costumed dogs, along with their owners, rockin’ out to music!

The “Rockin’ Rovers” will be performing at 10:30 next door at the First Presbyterian Church. The owners will offer some basic obedience advice and bonding tips but mostly perform with their dogs! 

Your children, if they choose, will be able to pet the dogs after their performance. There’s no admission or need to register.  Questions?  Click here and send Mary Jasiak an e-mail or give her a call at 629-9085 Ext. 208





   Friday, July 29, 2016
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Story Time!
Event Location: Children's Area - lower level
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
This program is for 3-5 year olds who can sit through longer books and enjoy a simple craft, but all ages are welcome.There is no registration.


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
A Harry Potter Pre-Party!
Event Location: Community Room - lower level
Contact: Jenni Chase   629-9085
teens@richlandlibrary.org
In honor of the newest book release, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I & II, Tweens and Teens are welcome to come and party Harry Potter style! Wand making, games, fun food and more!
No need to register. For more information, give Jenni a call at 629-9085.



   Wednesday, August 3, 2016
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop in Building Blast!
Event Location: Community Room - lower level
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
Drop in anytime on Wednesay August 3rd  from 10:30 - 12:00 for a fun morning of LEGO building. We'll supply all the LEGO (maybe gumdrops too? ), you provide the fun! No need to register, just show up! All ages are welcome....


   Friday, August 5, 2016
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Story Time!
Event Location: Children's Area - lower level
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
This program is for 3-5 year olds who can sit through longer books and enjoy a simple craft, but all ages are welcome.There is no registration.


8:45 PM - 10:15 PM
Movie - Cool Runnings at the Richland Township Park!
Event Location: Richland Township Park -
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
What better way to celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics with a night time showing of the classic sports movie:
Cool Runnings!
For the unfamiliar,this movie is loosely based on the true story of the Jamaica national bobsled team's debut at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta Canada.
Simple activities for the kids start at 8:00 ( meet at the gazebo ) and the movie starts at 8:45.  Bring your own snacks, chairs, blankets, bug spray, etc.
This PG movie runs 98 minutes - the perfect family event!

This annual movie in the park is brought to you by the
Richland Community Library and the Richland Township Parks.


For more information, call Mary at the Richland Community Library at
629-9085 Ext. 208.



   Tuesday, August 9, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Bubble Man Returns!
Event Location: Next door at the First Presbyterian Church
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
Don't miss this annual visit from Mr. Ron Loyd who comes everbubblemany year to educate and entertain us with his bubble fun!. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, August 9 at 10:30 next door at the church. Have YOU ever seen a square bubble? You will!
This program is free and there's no registration.

(Best for ages 3 and up )

 



   Thursday, August 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
An Evening Preschool Story Time!
Event Location: Children's area- lower level
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org

All are welcome to wear your "jammies" to the library on Thursday August 11 from 6:30 - 7:30 for an Evening Story Time!  Mrs. "Jay" will read books, sing songs and all will enjoy cookies and milk.
 
Questions? Call Mrs. Jay at 629-9085 Ext. 208 or click here and send her an e-mail.



7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
August Book Group
Event Location: In front of the fireplace
Contact: Sue Parker-Carter   629-9085
adults@richlandlibrary.org
Our monthly book group will be discussing The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Sue Parker-Carter will lead the discussion and serve a yummy dessert. All are welcome!


   Friday, August 12, 2016
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Preschool Story Time -last one until after Labor Day!
Event Location: Children's Area - lower level
Contact: Mary Jasiak   629-9085 Ext. 208
kids@richlandlibrary.org
This program is for 3-5 year olds who can sit through longer books and enjoy a simple craft, but all ages are welcome.There is no registration.


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Human Foosball Game for our Tweens & Teens!
Event Location: Across the street in the Village Square!
Contact: Jenni Chase   629-9085
teens@richlandlibrary.org
Join  our Teen / Tween Librarian Jenni Chase for a life-sized Human Foosball Game on a life-sized foosball court starting at 1:00 in the Village Park!  This event is free but registration is required...click on the blue button and sign up!
Questions?  Call Jenni at 629-9085.