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Wednesday & Friday    9 am - 5 pm

Saturdays*                   10 am - 2pm

​*The library is closed on any Saturday before a Monday holiday

Paxton Tennis & Fitness Club

Whitco Sales, Inc. 

The library will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019 in observance of Independence Day.

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Paxton Tennis & Fitness Club

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Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

is supported by 

The Boston Bruins

Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

The Massachusetts Library System

Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) 

Thank you to our generous

Summer Reading


Friends of the Richards Memorial Library

Paxton Cultural Council 

Massachusetts Cultural Council

​Richards Memorial Library   44 Richards Avenue, Paxton, MA 01612      (508) 754 -0793​

The Big E

Summer Reading Program 2019 is DONE

​Registration Begins: Tuesday, June 18

*you can register any day between June 18 and August 12
Program End Date: Tuesday, August 13


Blast Off to Reading!

Read Every Day

for Ages 3 and under

How It Works:

​​Register for summer reading in

person to receive the reading


RECEIVE 5 Raffle tickets when you sign up.

Check off each day of reading to or with your child.
Bring the calendar to the RML and show a librarian.

For each day checked off, your reader will receive: 

a small prize from the Treasure box 


one raffle ticket 


Take Me to Your Reader!

Track reading time

Ages 4 - 12

Register for summer reading in person to receive a reading log where you will track your reading time in 15 minute increments. 

For every hour you read, receive:

a small prize from the Treasure box


a raffle ticket

Fill out as many logs are you need during the program.


Raffle Tickets

Raffle tickets are used to try to win a raffle prize. Raffle winners will be announced on August 15. One raffle prize per winner.

How to Earn Raffle Tickets


Activity sheets - new themes available every Tuesday

Attend a library program
Check out a book - Earn one raffle ticket for each day you check out a book
Scavenger hunts

To Sum It Up...

Participants will earn raffle tickets for a chance to win a large prize or other donated item for the Summer Reading Program.

Participants may select a small prize each day every day (limited to one prize per child, per day) the library is open between June 18 and August 13.