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9:30 am-7 pm


9 am - 2 pm


(Summer hours subject to change.)

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On Saturday, October 20th at 11:00 am, the Richmond Free Public Library will present Moving Pictures: A History of Hand-Drawn Animation, 1912 – 1990.  Join the Norman Rockwell’s Curator of Exhibitions, Jesse Kowalski and Richmond’s Peter Cohen for an illustrated look at how animated film evolved from its earliest stages to Saturday morning cartoons.  This program is organized and supported by the Richmond Council on Aging.

Film Discussion Group


Thursday, November 8 at 2:00 p.m.

@ Richmond Library

Watch the movie(s) on your on and come to discuss.

Subject: “Authentic” westerns

“The Unforgiven” (1992 Clint Eastwood)

Others: “Stagecoach” (1939 John Wayne), 

“Cowboy” (1958 Glenn Ford & Jack Lemmon), 

“True Grit” (2010 Jeff Bridges), “High Noon” (1952), 

“Blazing Saddles” (1974)

Film Club meets the second Thursday of every month for discussion.

Watch the movie of the month on your own and

 any other movies with the same subject or theme. 

Richmond Library will have some copies 

available through inter- library loan.  

Most can be found on Prime Video or Netflix.

Themes in the future may include Betrayal, Redemption, 

Ecological Meltdown, Mother/Daughter Relationships , 

Father/Son Relationships, etc.


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If you have a smart phone or a tablet, you may want to check out the OverDrive Digital Catalog.  Here's some information on how it works.

Axis 360, Biblioboard and EBL are all part of the Commonwealth eBook Collection. Here, Massachusetts residents are able to access digital content for free. You can see search results from all kinds of the below vendors. When you find the item you're searching for, simply click to download. Depending on what device you are using, you may need to download an app or an eBook reader. Each of these websites and programs will require your library card number and your PIN.


Fourth Tuesday of every month at 2 PM.

The Weight of Ink

by Rachel Kadish

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm                  


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