Richmond Free Public Library

Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:30 AM – 7:00 PM
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Save the Date

Lively World Series

Several programs presented each year as the Lively World Series, in memory of the late Milton Bass, longtime Richmond resident, novelist and retired arts and entertainment editor of The Berkshire Eagle.

Ruth Bass and Marilyn Peterson Haus.
This photo was taken on October 16, 2021
at one of our many Lively World Series events.
Film Club

Our film club will not be meeting this month. Please call the library for more information, 413-553-7795.

Book Club

Our book discussion group meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 2:00 pm
CAll for meeting info.

Our next book club meeting will be Tuesday, June 27th, at 2:00 p.m. via GoogleMeet. We will be reading and discussing The End of Drum Time” by Hanna Pylvainen.


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  • be an integral part of community life in Richmond where patrons can gather in a welcoming place
  • provide educational support to lifelong learners,
  • support the civic, cultural and social pursuits of our patrons,
  • provide equal service to all library users,
  • provide informational and popular materials for the entire Richmond community in a variety of formats.
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Kids Corner

Every summer we kick off our Summer Reading Program with a live animal demonstration. This event always take place on the Saturday after July 4th weekend.

This past summer we held a program on Amazing Adaptations presented by Animal World Experience. This program was funded by the Richmond Cultural Council.

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