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Interested in starting your own Book Club?
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.

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. 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!

The Library will be closed this Saturday for the
4th of July holiday. 
Richland's Independence Day parade begins at 11:00.  Not to be missed, this annual event is one of the treasures of Southwest Michigan!

Do NOT miss the Paper Guild's pieces in the lower level!
In 1992, the Paper Guild was founded  to share a love for and knowledge of this historic craft and versatile, evolving art form.  The mission of this not-for-profit organization is to support the education and development of members who work with paper in many forms to create original works of art.


Some of the  materials used for this display: stained tissue paper, wasp made paper, handmade paper and canson paper. There are many more pieces in the library's lower level.
It's worth a look!

Do you own a ukulele that you don't play?


Join Mary Jasiak and Carl Smith on Tuesday July 7  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!

8 ways to keep your kids reading this summer!
  1. Set a routine...
  2. Model the behavior...
  3. Provide interesting reading materials...
  4. Celebrate all reading...
  5. Keep track...
  6. Provide incentives...
  7. Peer Pressure...
  8. Go digital!

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.