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Friends of RML
44 Richards Ave
(508) 754 -0793
Richards Memorial Library
Tuesday & Thursday
Wednesday & Friday
9 AM-5 PM
Saturdays 10 AM-2PM
(Closed Saturdays in the Summer)
UFund Start U Read Literacy Program
Winnie the Pooh visit
Date: Thursday, September 21st
Time: 1 PM
Funded by MEFA
Visit our library to check out the September 2017:
Rubik's Cube display: Liam Daly
Stephen Collins portraying Walt Whitman
Date: Tuesday, September 19th
Time: 7 P.M.
Click the Following Link to Check Out An E-Book
Super-Sized Mammals of Paxton After School Series:
Day of the Week: Tuesday
Time: 3:45-4:45 PM
Dates: September 26th, October 3rd, & October 10th
School aged children: ages 5-12 years old (younger children may attend with an adult parent/guardian in attendance)
Description: Come and “meet” Paxton’s largest wild mammals. Each week we’ll learn an animal’s life cycle and habits; examine sign, tracks, fur, skulls and/or antlers from Wachusett Meadow’s permitted collection; play a game or make a craft; and search the library yard for possible animal signs.
Please dress appropriately for the weather.
Week One: Bear
Week Two: Moose
Week Three: Deer
Sept. 14, 2017-May 17, 2018
Time: 3:45 P.M.-4:45 P.M.
Appropriate for ages 5 and older (younger children may attend with an adult parent/guardian attendance and participation is encouraged for all ages!)
Backyard Astronomy: Come in to borrow the library telescope!
Please come on in to check out the library telescope to observe objects from your own backyard using a technique called star-hopping and learn how easy it is to use!
This telescope was donated to the library by John C. Root in memory of his wife, Susan E. Root, and is maintained by Aldrich Astronomical Society, Inc. as part of their Adopt a Library Program.
Thank you Country Bank for sponsoring our end of summer Mini-Golf. We had a great turn out. Congratulations readers our totals this summer are amazing:
736 hours (reading per hour)
785 books (reading per book)
126 children read through the summer
Tune in Together with Ms. Julie
Music and Movement classes for young ones
Third Friday @ 11:00 A.M.
Sept., Oct. & Nov. 2017 (no Dec. program) Jan. & Feb. 2018
Provided by the Wachusett CFCE
First Fall Saturday: September 9th
10 A.M.-2 P.M.
During a recent MLS workshop I was provided the number of visitors to Massachusetts libraries (2014-statistics) 37,089,488. This is amazing! This flat Massachusetts project will allow children to observe the number of libraries in our state and the connection between each of us as we share our resources. Our Facebook Page will allow libraries to track Flat Massachusetts and view the number of push pins that have been added each week. I encourage participating libraries to take a picture of flat Massachusetts and post to the special Facebook wall. At the end of the summer, I will create an illustration by affixing push pins to the map that represent all libraries across Massachusetts, using embroidery floss I will connect the participating libraries using gold embroidery floss and black embroidery floss will represent the libraries that did not place a push pin on the map.