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Youth Services

Movie Day!

Come see the NEW RELEASE movie based on our favorite book about Alexander and the TERRIBLE day he has.

Wednesday Feb 25th, 3:00

Duck Tape Wallets

Make a duck tape wallet Friday the 20th at 3:15

Float decorating!

Come help make decorations for the Library’s parade float!

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After school craft: Paper Snowflakes for Olaf

Have you seen Olaf’s friend at the library? Come help us make his “own personal flurry” this afternoon, and learn how to make 6-pointed paper snowflakes.


Make Armpit Fudge!

Make Armpit Fudge at the library! July 22nd, 3:30 pm

Make Armpit Fudge  you can eat!

This Tuesday,  July 22nd  at 3:30pm

Children’s Room,  Richards Free Library

Come to the library to make fudge in a plastic bag, and cook it with your own body heat!

Don’t worry–the fudge will stay in the baggies, and when we’re done, it will taste like fudge and not like armpits!
All ages welcome. Littler hands may want some help measuring, so children under five please bring parental assistance.




Lego Car Racing!

Today, Saturday July 19th!

Come build, come watch, come race, come cheer! Come to the library for the Great Science Derby of 2014!
Building starts at 11:00, and we’ll go outside to start racing our vehicles at 11:30.

All ages welcome, but parents, please remember that Legos are a choking hazard for children age 3 and younger.

ADA Hearing Kit

The Newport Lions Club and the Newport Service Organization have made it possible for people with hearing difficulties to enjoy informational and cultural programs at the Richards Free Library and the Library Arts Center. Through the generosity of these two Newport organizations the library was able to purchase a Williams Sound Portable Infrared ADA Kit. The kit comes with two receivers and two sets of headphones for people with hearing difficulties.

100 FREE THINGS to do with your kids this summer

We like numbers 1 & 2 of this list of 100 FREE THINGS to do with your kids this summer from digitalreflections.

Worms and Dirt?

Yes, worms and dirt pudding was the treat for the children who helped up plant the flower boxes.
Thanks to all who helped – the planters look great!

Chic Sheep

Lily visits the library as a guest for the Chic Sheep program. Lily is on the left, Annie the new Library Assistant is on the right.