Upcoming Programs

  • Our Annual Bike Rodeo will be held on June 14th at 10:00-11:30 AM in the Library Parking Lot. Contest for best decorated bike as an INSECT! Goodie bags, Prizes and more! Free bike helmets at a first come, first served basis.

  • Our Annual Book Sale Sorting will be held on the 1st & 3rd Sunday of the Month from 1-3 PM.
    Come help us sort the items for the booksale and recieve a pass to the preview party. Any help is appreciated. Thank you in advance.

RML ANNUAL Photo Contest

The Library will once again sponsor a youth and adult photo contest for residents of Paxton and its neighboring communities. Awards for each age group will include $50 for first prize and $25 for second place. Entry rules include the following: Exhibited photos must be dropped off and registered at Richards Memorial Library from June 1st an identification number. Public judging for Best of Show will be held during the June 14th Paxton Days at the library tent with winners contacted that evening. Only one photo may be submitted and must have been photographed by exhibitor. Exhibitors must be 12 years of age or younger for the Youth Class; or 13 years and older for the Adult Class. APPEARANCE: The photo may be matted but have no frame or glass. Photos may be black and white or color. Photos must be appropriate for a family fair. The size of photo may up to be 8 1/2 x 11 inches including mat.

  • Friends of The RML


    with performance by mime Robert Rivest at 7pm. His program is “Science in Motion.”
    There will be a magic show on Thursday August 7 at 7pm by Scott Jameson
    Story hour for kids Ages 0-5 will be held Wednesday mornings at 11 starting July 9 and Evenings in the Laboratory for ages 6+ and families on Tuesdays starting 7/8.
    Program ends 8/7.


  • Hours
    Sundays & Mondays- Closed
    Tues: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Wed: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Thurs: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Fri: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • We welcome new and old patrons to use the resources of the library. We have updated our children's area and we now have Wi Fi access for your computer needs.