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Yes, we have it!

It's almost Halloween!
There will be Trick or Treating in the village square on  Friday, October 31 from 5:30 - 7:30.  This annual event is sponsored by RABA (Richland  Area  Business Assoc.). Many local businesses will be handing out treats and Radiant Church  will be providing inflatables and balloon animals! THE safest place to Trick or Treat around!  Send Mary J an e-mail for more information.

TAB - A Teen Advisory Board

The Richland Community Library has formed a Teen Advisory Board - TAB, that meets twice a month to discuss issues relating to teens and the library. The next two meetings are Nov. 7 and Nov. 21 from 3:00 - 4:45.  Interested? Give Maranda a call at 629-9085 or click here to send her an e-mail.

(Want to check out something really cool? TAB's Blog!  Click here)

November Book Group - The Fault in our stars

This is a touching love story between two teenagers who meet at a cancer survivors support group and ask the big question: will I be remembered? Both heartbreaking and humorous, our monthly book group will be discussing this gem on Thursday, November 13th at 7:00. Sue Parker –Carter will lead the discussion and serve a yummy dessert. 

Michigan State Paranormal Investigators
All are welcome to listen and learn from the Michigan State Paranormal Investigators on Thursday, October 30 at 7:00. This group is dedicated to the research and claims of paranormal activity and all team members have had their own personal experiences with the paranormal.

Paranormal: very strange and not able to be explained by what scientists know about nature and the world.

RSVP's are appreciated. For more information, contact Sue at 629-9085.

Antique Appraisal

Local Antiques Appraiser, Tony Lorentz returns on Wednesday, November 5 at 7:00 pm. for another appraising event.  He will value up to two items at $5.00 each. Please bring items than can easily be carried or held by the owner. RSVPs not required, but advance registration is available. Click here for details. Light refreshments will be served.

This program is being brought to you by the library's "booster group" - the Friends of the Richland Library. They will be having their annual election of officers at 6:30 pm. Membership is only $5.00 a year; it's worth every penny!  Stop by before the program and check our Friends out!

For your viewing pleasure....

  --  A young doctor's notebook
  --  her
  --  Summer in February


Some of our newer non-fiction titles....

  --  Start Your Own Bar and Club by Entrepreneur Press and Liane Cassavoy
  --  Coming Back Together by Steven L. Sayers, PhD
  --  The Carnivore's Man!festo - eating well, eating responsibly and eating meat by Patrick Martins with Mike Edison


Time for some new mysteries....

  --  Razing the Dead; a Museum mystery by Sheila Connolly
  --  Murder Simply Stitched; An Amish Quilt Shop mystery by Isabella Alan
  --  Clam Wake: a Bed and Breakfast mystery by Mary Daheim


Some new titles for fall:

 --  Unreasonable Men by Michael Wolraich
 --  All Joy and No Fun: the Paradox of Modern Parenthood by Jennifer Senior
 --  McCall's Essential Guide to Sewing by Brigitte Binder,Jutta Kuhnle, Karin Roser

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.