Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, workshops, and programs at Richmond Memorial Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration is required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
 
Teen Trivia Tuesdays
Richmond Memorial Library
Tuesday, Aug. 9
Tuesdays, July 5 - August 23

Stop by the library to test your knowledge! Every Tuesday we will put out a new set of questions. Fill out a questionnaire to see how much you know! Each correct answer earns you an entry into the week’s prize drawing! New trivia questions available each Tuesday in the Young Adult department of the library. Correct answers and each week’s prize winner will be announced the following Tuesday.
STEM Explorers
Richmond Memorial Library
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 4:00 pm

Tuesdays in August at 4:00 pm

Explore the world around you with hands-on activities! Please register for the session(s) you are interested in.

August 2: Upcycled engineering - Use recyclable supplies to create functional items!
August 9: Animal tracking - Can you identify animals by their tracks? Can you figure out what they were doing and where they were going?
August 16: Protecting the environment - Can you undo pollution? What is renewable energy?
August 23: Finding shelter - Create a sun shelter for a beaded buddy, then work together to create a life-size shelter!
Babytime in the Suns
Richmond Memorial Library
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 10:30 am
Join Ms. Vanessa at 10:30 am on Wednesdays from July 6-August 24 for an outdoor storytime designed specifically for babies and toddlers! Stories, songs, rhymes, and lap bounces for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers. Bring a blanket and we'll meet outside. Please note that inclement weather will bring the program indoors into the Storytime Room.
Covid-19 Vaccine Cli
Richmond Memorial Library
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Chatham Health Department along with the Griffin Health Vaccine Team will be holding a Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic at the library.
The clinic is open to all ages. All vaccines -- Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J -- will be available along with boosters. Registration is not required.
Lunch Bunch
Richmond Memorial Library
Thursday, Aug. 11, 12:00 pm
Join Miss Nancy on the side lawn for stories, a craft and outdoor play! Bring your lunch and a blanket. Geared for ages 2 - 6. No registration required.
Pop-Up Prize Parties
Richmond Memorial Library
Saturday, Aug. 13, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Drop by the library for fun activities and giveaways!
Summer Survivor
Richmond Memorial Library
Monday, Aug. 15, 2:00 pm
Are you surviving the summer? Think you can survive our challenges? Work together to see which team will be the winner! Recommended for ages 12-18. Will be held outside (rain date August 22). Please register.
Teen Trivia Tuesdays
Richmond Memorial Library
Tuesday, Aug. 16
Tuesdays, July 5 - August 23

Stop by the library to test your knowledge! Every Tuesday we will put out a new set of questions. Fill out a questionnaire to see how much you know! Each correct answer earns you an entry into the week’s prize drawing! New trivia questions available each Tuesday in the Young Adult department of the library. Correct answers and each week’s prize winner will be announced the following Tuesday.
Crafty Creations: Cr
Richmond Memorial Library
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 10:00 am
Tuesdays at 10:00 am - July 26,  August 16 & August 30

7/26 - Cricut BasicsLearn the basics of crafting with a Cricut machine. By the end of the class, you will know how to do a vinyl cutout of your name.

8/16 - Greeting Card -  Learn how to make a greeting card using the Cricut.

8/30 - Iron On and Heat PressBring a plain shirt with you to this program and learn how to design your own t-shirt.

Held in the upstairs meeting room. If full accessibility is needed by a person or persons to attend a library-sponsored program, a request for Relocation of Event should be made as early as possible, preferably at least two weeks prior to the program. This notice should be made to the Library Director requesting relocation so that alternate space can be found. Notice can be given either by 1. Telephone – call Library Director Aubrey Muscaro at 860-295-6210 or 2. Email – email the Library Director at amuscaro@richmondlibrary.info
STEM Explorers
Richmond Memorial Library
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 4:00 pm

Tuesdays in August at 4:00 pm

Explore the world around you with hands-on activities! Please register for the session(s) you are interested in.

August 2: Upcycled engineering - Use recyclable supplies to create functional items!
August 9: Animal tracking - Can you identify animals by their tracks? Can you figure out what they were doing and where they were going?
August 16: Protecting the environment - Can you undo pollution? What is renewable energy?
August 23: Finding shelter - Create a sun shelter for a beaded buddy, then work together to create a life-size shelter!
Library at the Lake
Blish Park
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 1:00 - 3:00 pm (Tuesday, July 19, 10 am - 12 pm Friday , August 5, 2 - 4 pm & Wednesday, August 17, 1 - 3 pm)
Ms. Vanessa is bringing the library to the lake at Blish Park! Stop by and visit - you never know what she'll have! Items will be available for check out, so bring your library card. Weather permitting.

Tuesday, July 19: 10 am - 12 pm
Friday, August 5:  2 - 4 pm
Wednesday, August 17: 1 - 3 pm
Babytime in the Suns
Richmond Memorial Library
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 10:30 am
Join Ms. Vanessa at 10:30 am on Wednesdays from July 6-August 24 for an outdoor storytime designed specifically for babies and toddlers! Stories, songs, rhymes, and lap bounces for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers. Bring a blanket and we'll meet outside. Please note that inclement weather will bring the program indoors into the Storytime Room.
Songs Around the Cam
Richmond Memorial Library
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 6:30 pm
Learn the fundamentals of ukulele playing, including how to tune, strum, and read chords, in a fun and interactive program. After a short lesson, you’ll be able to play campfire songs on your own. No experience necessary. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one of hers. Registration is required.
Thursday Family Fun
Richmond Memorial Library
Thursday, Aug. 18, 6:30 pm (August 18, 6:30 pm)
Head to the library for some family fun! Games, craft projects, science experiments, and more – all designed for families to enjoy together. Recommended for families with children ages 3 - 15. Register for a reminder or just drop in!
 
Pop-Up Prize Parties
Richmond Memorial Library
Monday, Aug. 22, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Drop by the library for fun activities and giveaways!
Teen Trivia Tuesdays
Richmond Memorial Library
Tuesday, Aug. 23
Tuesdays, July 5 - August 23

Stop by the library to test your knowledge! Every Tuesday we will put out a new set of questions. Fill out a questionnaire to see how much you know! Each correct answer earns you an entry into the week’s prize drawing! New trivia questions available each Tuesday in the Young Adult department of the library. Correct answers and each week’s prize winner will be announced the following Tuesday.
STEM Explorers
Richmond Memorial Library
Tuesday, Aug. 23, 4:00 pm

Tuesdays in August at 4:00 pm

Explore the world around you with hands-on activities! Please register for the session(s) you are interested in.

August 2: Upcycled engineering - Use recyclable supplies to create functional items!
August 9: Animal tracking - Can you identify animals by their tracks? Can you figure out what they were doing and where they were going?
August 16: Protecting the environment - Can you undo pollution? What is renewable energy?
August 23: Finding shelter - Create a sun shelter for a beaded buddy, then work together to create a life-size shelter!
Babytime in the Suns
Richmond Memorial Library
Wednesday, Aug. 24, 10:30 am
Join Ms. Vanessa at 10:30 am on Wednesdays from July 6-August 24 for an outdoor storytime designed specifically for babies and toddlers! Stories, songs, rhymes, and lap bounces for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers. Bring a blanket and we'll meet outside. Please note that inclement weather will bring the program indoors into the Storytime Room.
Ice Cream Social
Richmond Memorial Library
Monday, Aug. 29, 6:00 pm
Individually wrapped ice cream treats will be available beginning at 6:00 pm. Program begins at 6:30 pm.

The Science Behind Superheroes

Join Mad Science of Western New England as we discover the real science behind some of the most popular superhero powers! Children will explore the science of flight, how science can make things invisible, and how Spiderman might walk up walls using fun, high-energy experiments.

The program will be outdoors until weather requires it to move indoors. Registration is not required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Richmond Memorial Library.

 
Crafty Creations: Cr
Richmond Memorial Library
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 10:00 am
Tuesdays at 10:00 am - July 26,  August 16 & August 30

7/26 - Cricut BasicsLearn the basics of crafting with a Cricut machine. By the end of the class, you will know how to do a vinyl cutout of your name.

8/16 - Greeting Card -  Learn how to make a greeting card using the Cricut.

8/30 - Iron On and Heat PressBring a plain shirt with you to this program and learn how to design your own t-shirt.

Held in the upstairs meeting room. If full accessibility is needed by a person or persons to attend a library-sponsored program, a request for Relocation of Event should be made as early as possible, preferably at least two weeks prior to the program. This notice should be made to the Library Director requesting relocation so that alternate space can be found. Notice can be given either by 1. Telephone – call Library Director Aubrey Muscaro at 860-295-6210 or 2. Email – email the Library Director at amuscaro@richmondlibrary.info
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