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Friday, May 25, 2018


10:15 AM - 10:45 AMPreschool Storytime      


Location:  
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      kids@richlandlibrary.org
Description:  Join us for a fun, interactive storytime for 3-5 year olds who can sit through longer 2-3 books and enjoys songs and rhymes.  Our storytime also includes 5 learning activities you and your child can enjoy together. From messy art to a sensory experience, as well as other math, science and literacy activities.


Friday, June 15, 2018


2:00 PM - 5:00 PMSummer Reading Kick-off in the Park      


Location:  In the Park
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Join us for our Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program Friday, June 15th from 2pm - 5pm.  Pick up your first bookmark of the summer and start recording your minutes!  There will be a rock climbing wall, ice cream and rock painting.  You will also be able to find out your rock star name and get your picture taken at our rock star booth!


Tuesday, June 19, 2018


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMTaiko Drums      


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:        Carrie Dunn
Description:  
 The mission of MI Hiryu Daiko (MI Flying Dragon Drummers) is to educate and entertain children and adults in Michigan by introducing them to the 2000 year old authentic art of Taiko, from Japan. Performances are dynamic and exciting, with great audience appeal.  You will absolutely love this high energy performance!


Friday, June 22, 2018


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Saturday, June 23, 2018


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMTie - Dye For School Age      


Location:  In the park
Contact:        Carrie Dunn
Description:  School-age children, join us to create your very own Tie-Dye t-shirt!  Parents, when you register your child, please make sure to include a T-shirt size.


Tuesday, June 26, 2018


1:00 PM - 1:30 PMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Wednesday, June 27, 2018


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMChildren's Author Ruth McNally Barshaw      


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:        Carrie Dunn
Description:  Come and join us for this interactive program with Ruth McNally Barshaw.  She is  entertaining and humorous.  While drawing, Ruth will talk about how she came to be an author.  She uses a hands on approach to keep everyone actively engaged by having them doodle along with her.  Come get inspired!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PMDacia Bridges Project      


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:        Anna
Description:  


Thursday, June 28, 2018


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMTeen Program - Decorate Records      


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        Hannah
Description:  


Friday, June 29, 2018


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Wednesday, July 4, 2018


5:30 AM - Closed for Independence Day      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, July 6, 2018


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018


1:00 PM - 1:30 PMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Wednesday, July 11, 2018


5:30 PM - 6:30 PMAdult Program - Desserts and Canvas      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Adults - Join us for an evening of desserts and painting  led by our very own Carrie Dunn!  Come You may pre-registration at the front desk.


Thursday, July 12, 2018


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMTeen Program - Blue Suede Shoes      


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        Hannah
Description:  


Friday, July 13, 2018


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMMosaic Dance of Kalamazoo      


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      Carrie Dunn
Description:  Discover a whole new world, with a magical journey of music and dance that will take you to the wondrous world of Agrabah. Experience the incredible opening choreography from Aladdin in this dance & music focused workshop. Layer in dance theater & singing and the opening number to the Disney production of Aladdin as you step into the shoes of a Middle Eastern performer.


Saturday, July 14, 2018


10:00 AM - 11:00 AMSchool Age Program - Make a Pet Rock!      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Join us to create your very own pet rock.  Paint it, name it, add fabic wings or decorate with sea shells.  Space is limited. Please pre-register.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018


1:00 PM - 1:30 PMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Thursday, July 19, 2018


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMPaleo Joe      


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  PaleoJoe has been traveling Michigan and the Midwest providing summer reading programs for over a decade. He has performed educational, exciting and entertaining programs for hundreds of libraries reaching thousands of students all with the desire to encourage the students to read – even though it is summer and they are not in school.


Friday, July 20, 2018


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Saturday, July 21, 2018


5:30 AM - Closed for Annual Book Sale!      


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Tuesday, July 24, 2018


1:00 PM - 1:30 PMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Wednesday, July 25, 2018


5:30 PM - 7:00 PMAdult Program - Rock Jewelry with Meg Tang      


Location:  
Contact:  Anna Merritt      
Description:  


Friday, July 27, 2018


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Saturday, July 28, 2018


9:30 AM - 10:30 AMSchool Age - You Can Play the Ukulele      


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Carrie      
Description:  Join Ben Hassenger and learn to play the Ukulele.  This one hour lesson will teach you basic cords and songs.  Don't have a Ukulele?  No problem!  Ben has enough for everyone to use.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration required.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTeen Program - You Can Play the Ukulele      


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Hannah      
Description:  Join Ben Hassenger and learn to play the Ukulele.  This one hour lesson will teach you basic cords and songs.  Don't have a Ukulele?  No problem!  Ben has enough for everyone to use.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration required.
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMAdult Program - You Can Play the Ukulele      


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Anna Merritt      
Description:  Join Ben Hassenger and learn to play the Ukulele.  This one hour lesson will teach you basic cords and songs.  Don't have a Ukulele?  No problem!  Ben has enough for everyone to use.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration required.


Tuesday, July 31, 2018


1:00 PM - 1:30 PMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Thursday, August 2, 2018


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMMusic and Magic with Mr. Jim      


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  A world traveler, Mr. Jim invites us to experience MUSIC form around the WORLD! From the alphorn of Germany to the dances in India, from the qilaut drums of Eskimo to the shofar horn of Israel and more!  Combining music, photos, and magic, this show is for the entire family!


Friday, August 3, 2018


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMTeen Program - Paint to Music      


Location:  In the Park
Contact:  Hannah      
Description:  Teens will get to paint to their favorite music.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration is required!


Tuesday, August 7, 2018


1:00 PM - 1:30 PMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Thursday, August 9, 2018


5:30 PM - 7:00 PMAdult Program - Quilting with Ellen      


Location:  
Contact:  Ellen       
Description:  Join Ellen and make a quilted Library Bag.  Must bring your own sewing machine.  Spaces are limited.  Pre-registration is required.


Friday, August 10, 2018


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Tuesday, August 14, 2018


1:00 PM - 1:30 PMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Thursday, August 16, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:00 PMSchool-Age Program - Paint to Music      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  School - age children 1st-5th grade are invited to join us Wednesday, August 16th at 11am to paint to music.  All participants will recieve a canvas to creat a master piece on while they listen to music.  This is a child led art class.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  Please click on the picture to register.
 


Friday, August 17, 2018


11:00 AM - 11:30 AMMove & Groove Storytime      


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Saturday, August 18, 2018


9:30 AM - 12:30 PMMini Concert in the Park      


Location:  In the Park
Contact:  Carrie       
Description:  Help us celebrate the end of summer with a mini concert in the park.  We will have our dunk tank, bounce house, and carnival games along with local musicians and a poetry slam.
10:30 AM - 12:30 PMMini Concert Musician      


Location:  
Contact:  Hannah or Carrie      
Description:  If you would like to get your 15 minutes of fame, register here to participate in our mini concert in the park to celebrate the end of summer!  You will receive a 10 to 15 minute slot to play music or recite poetry.


Saturday, September 15, 2018


5:30 AM - Library Closed for Staff Training      


Location:  Richland Community Library
Contact:        
Description:  Richland Community Library will be closed on Saturday, September 15, 2018 for staff training.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.


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Friday, May 25, 2018

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Preschool Storytime


Location:  
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      kids@richlandlibrary.org
Description:  Join us for a fun, interactive storytime for 3-5 year olds who can sit through longer 2-3 books and enjoys songs and rhymes.  Our storytime also includes 5 learning activities you and your child can enjoy together. From messy art to a sensory experience, as well as other math, science and literacy activities.


Friday, June 15, 2018

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summer Reading Kick-off in the Park


Location:  In the Park
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Join us for our Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program Friday, June 15th from 2pm - 5pm.  Pick up your first bookmark of the summer and start recording your minutes!  There will be a rock climbing wall, ice cream and rock painting.  You will also be able to find out your rock star name and get your picture taken at our rock star booth!


Tuesday, June 19, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Taiko Drums


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:        Carrie Dunn
Description:  
 The mission of MI Hiryu Daiko (MI Flying Dragon Drummers) is to educate and entertain children and adults in Michigan by introducing them to the 2000 year old authentic art of Taiko, from Japan. Performances are dynamic and exciting, with great audience appeal.  You will absolutely love this high energy performance!


Friday, June 22, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Saturday, June 23, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tie - Dye For School Age


Location:  In the park
Contact:        Carrie Dunn
Description:  School-age children, join us to create your very own Tie-Dye t-shirt!  Parents, when you register your child, please make sure to include a T-shirt size.


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Wednesday, June 27, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Children's Author Ruth McNally Barshaw


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:        Carrie Dunn
Description:  Come and join us for this interactive program with Ruth McNally Barshaw.  She is  entertaining and humorous.  While drawing, Ruth will talk about how she came to be an author.  She uses a hands on approach to keep everyone actively engaged by having them doodle along with her.  Come get inspired!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Dacia Bridges Project


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:        Anna
Description:  


Thursday, June 28, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Program - Decorate Records


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        Hannah
Description:  


Friday, June 29, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Wednesday, July 4, 2018

5:30 AM -
Closed for Independence Day


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Friday, July 6, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Wednesday, July 11, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Adult Program - Desserts and Canvas


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  Adults - Join us for an evening of desserts and painting  led by our very own Carrie Dunn!  Come You may pre-registration at the front desk.


Thursday, July 12, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Program - Blue Suede Shoes


Location:  Community Room
Contact:        Hannah
Description:  


Friday, July 13, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mosaic Dance of Kalamazoo


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      Carrie Dunn
Description:  Discover a whole new world, with a magical journey of music and dance that will take you to the wondrous world of Agrabah. Experience the incredible opening choreography from Aladdin in this dance & music focused workshop. Layer in dance theater & singing and the opening number to the Disney production of Aladdin as you step into the shoes of a Middle Eastern performer.


Saturday, July 14, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
School Age Program - Make a Pet Rock!


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Join us to create your very own pet rock.  Paint it, name it, add fabic wings or decorate with sea shells.  Space is limited. Please pre-register.


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Thursday, July 19, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Paleo Joe


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  PaleoJoe has been traveling Michigan and the Midwest providing summer reading programs for over a decade. He has performed educational, exciting and entertaining programs for hundreds of libraries reaching thousands of students all with the desire to encourage the students to read – even though it is summer and they are not in school.


Friday, July 20, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Saturday, July 21, 2018

5:30 AM -
Closed for Annual Book Sale!


Location:  
Contact:        
Description:  


Tuesday, July 24, 2018

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Wednesday, July 25, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Adult Program - Rock Jewelry with Meg Tang


Location:  
Contact:  Anna Merritt      
Description:  


Friday, July 27, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Saturday, July 28, 2018

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
School Age - You Can Play the Ukulele


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Carrie      
Description:  Join Ben Hassenger and learn to play the Ukulele.  This one hour lesson will teach you basic cords and songs.  Don't have a Ukulele?  No problem!  Ben has enough for everyone to use.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration required.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Teen Program - You Can Play the Ukulele


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Hannah      
Description:  Join Ben Hassenger and learn to play the Ukulele.  This one hour lesson will teach you basic cords and songs.  Don't have a Ukulele?  No problem!  Ben has enough for everyone to use.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration required.
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Adult Program - You Can Play the Ukulele


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Anna Merritt      
Description:  Join Ben Hassenger and learn to play the Ukulele.  This one hour lesson will teach you basic cords and songs.  Don't have a Ukulele?  No problem!  Ben has enough for everyone to use.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration required.


Tuesday, July 31, 2018

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Thursday, August 2, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Music and Magic with Mr. Jim


Location:  First Presbyterian Church
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  A world traveler, Mr. Jim invites us to experience MUSIC form around the WORLD! From the alphorn of Germany to the dances in India, from the qilaut drums of Eskimo to the shofar horn of Israel and more!  Combining music, photos, and magic, this show is for the entire family!


Friday, August 3, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Teen Program - Paint to Music


Location:  In the Park
Contact:  Hannah      
Description:  Teens will get to paint to their favorite music.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration is required!


Tuesday, August 7, 2018

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Thursday, August 9, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Adult Program - Quilting with Ellen


Location:  
Contact:  Ellen       
Description:  Join Ellen and make a quilted Library Bag.  Must bring your own sewing machine.  Spaces are limited.  Pre-registration is required.


Friday, August 10, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Tuesday, August 14, 2018

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Thursday, August 16, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
School-Age Program - Paint to Music


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  School - age children 1st-5th grade are invited to join us Wednesday, August 16th at 11am to paint to music.  All participants will recieve a canvas to creat a master piece on while they listen to music.  This is a child led art class.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  Please click on the picture to register.
 


Friday, August 17, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Move & Groove Storytime


Location:  Storytime Room
Contact:  Carrie Dunn      
Description:  Families, join us for an interactive storytime that gets you ready to move and groove to the rhythm.


Saturday, August 18, 2018

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Mini Concert in the Park


Location:  In the Park
Contact:  Carrie       
Description:  Help us celebrate the end of summer with a mini concert in the park.  We will have our dunk tank, bounce house, and carnival games along with local musicians and a poetry slam.
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Mini Concert Musician


Location:  
Contact:  Hannah or Carrie      
Description:  If you would like to get your 15 minutes of fame, register here to participate in our mini concert in the park to celebrate the end of summer!  You will receive a 10 to 15 minute slot to play music or recite poetry.


Saturday, September 15, 2018

5:30 AM -
Library Closed for Staff Training


Location:  Richland Community Library
Contact:        
Description:  Richland Community Library will be closed on Saturday, September 15, 2018 for staff training.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.