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April 13, 2015 - 9:57am
posted by Leslie DeLooze in events, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
May 5, 2015 - 7:45am to May 6, 2015 - 8:45am

The Adult Book Discussion Group will meet at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia on Wednesday, May 6 at 7:45 a.m. to discuss “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr.  The Evening Book Discussion will be held the same day, May 6 at 6:00 p.m.  Copies of the book are available at the front desk.  For more information, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 8 or visit www.batavialibrary.org.

March 2, 2015 - 3:05pm
posted by Billie Owens in richmond library, Event.
Event Date and Time: 
March 19, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. This month’s movie, “Jersey Boys," is loosely based on the life and times of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Host:  Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia

Event:  Reel Discussions

Date & Time:  Thursday, March 19th at 6 p.m.

For more information, call the library at 343-9550 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org.

February 19, 2015 - 2:52pm
posted by Billie Owens in richmond library, Event.
Event Date and Time: 
March 4, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Event:  Billy Wilder Movie Series

Place:  Richmond Memorial Library

Date & Time:  Wednesday, March 4th at 6 pm.

Join us for another Billy Wilder movie hosted by Hiram Kasten. Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond, an ageing silent film queen, and William Holden as the struggling writer who is held in thrall by her madness, created two of the screen’s most memorable characters in "Sunset Boulevard." Winner of three Academy Awards, directed by Billy Wilder’s orchestration of the bizarre tale is a true cinematic classic.

December 28, 2014 - 4:26pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
January 5, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Sponsor:  Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia

Event:  Billy Wilder Series

Place:  Richmond Memorial Library

Date & Time:  Monday, Jan. 5, at 6 p.m.

Come view the movie with professional comedian, Hiram Kasten, as he presents “The Fortune Cookie” directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, then join in a group discussion afterward. For more information, call the library at 343-9550 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org.

November 3, 2014 - 2:36pm
posted by Billie Owens in Announcements, richmond library.

Press release:

At its core being a maker, means you like to create. To create you need to be creative. We are all creative beings from birth. As we age, creativity is sometimes lost to pressures, schooling or jobs that need us to be purposeful, to complete tasks, and not be creative.

Rediscover your creativity by learning how to switch from your purposeful mode to your creative mode, and back again. This one hour seminar will have activities and real world examples of innovation and creativity for art, science, and business.

Join us at the Richmond Memorial Library Saturday, Nov. 8th at 1 p.m. for a Creativity Session led by James Burns of Display Development. This session is perfect for teens and adults. Registration is recommended; call 343-9550 or online through the library Web site at www.batavialibrary.org

October 14, 2014 - 2:36pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
October 29, 2014 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

A special edition of Reel Discussion is planned for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Richmond Memorial Library.

Everyone is invited to watch the movie and join in a group discussion about it afterward.

"Hocus Pocus" is the film: "You're in for a devil of a time when three outlandishly wild witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy) return to 17th Century Salem, Ma., after they're accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters.

September 4, 2014 - 2:44pm
posted by Billie Owens in Announcements, richmond library.

Fall Story Times are starting soon at the Richmond Memorial Library!

  • Tuesday Toddler Time - Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. (walkers – 3 years)
  • Early Toddler Time - Wednesdays  at 9:30 a.m. (walkers – 3 years)
  • Wednesday Toddler Time - Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. (walkers -3 years)
  • Preschool Story Time - Thursdays at 10 a.m. (ages 3-5 years)
  • PJ  Story Time - Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. (all ages)

The fall series of story times start the week of Sept. 16th and end the week of Nov. 13th.

To register or for more information call the Library 343-9550, ext. 4, or stop in at the Children's Room desk during Library hours: Monday through Thursday -- 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The library is at 19 Ross St. in the City of Batavia.

August 6, 2014 - 3:05pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
August 28, 2014 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Sponsor:  Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia

Event:  Reel Discussions

Date & Time:  Thursday, Aug. 28th at 6 p.m.

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. This month’s movie is “The Monuments Men.” An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.

For more information, call the library at 343-9550 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org.

June 4, 2014 - 12:45pm
posted by Billie Owens in Announcements, richmond library.

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia is presenting “Fizz, Boom, READ!,” a Summer Reading Club for Adults from June 23 through Aug. 8. Participants are encouraged to read through the summer, and a small gift is awarded for finishing six books.

In addition, participants receive entry forms for a chance to win some theme-related grand prizes, including laboratory beaker mugs and gift certificates to the library’s café, kitchen science kits, and gift cards.

Other library events related to “Fizz, Boom, READ!” include a “What’s with the Weather?” talk, The Science of Bread demonstration, special movie showings, and an “Upcycle That!” Contest. More information is available at the library, by calling 343-9550, ext. 2, and at www.batavialibrary.org.

May 14, 2014 - 2:33pm
posted by Billie Owens in richmond library, Event, walt disney.
Event Date and Time: 
May 22, 2014 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Event:  Reel Discussions

Place:  Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia

Date & Time:  Thursday, May 22nd at 6 p.m.

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. This month’s movie is “Saving Mr. Banks.” This film is a fascinating look at the circuitous "collaborative" process Walt Disney, his creative team, and author P.L. Travers engaged in to bring the character Mary Poppins to life on the Big Screen in the early 1960s. This touching, funny film is really two stories nicely tied up in one appealing package.

May 6, 2014 - 12:37pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, richmond library.

Richmond Memorial Library's budget vote and trustee election takes place today (Tuesday, May 6) until the library closes at 9 p.m. Voting takes place in the library's Gallery Room. The library is located at 19 Ross St. in the City of Batavia.

Any registered voter residing in the Batavia City School district is eligible to vote.

January 9, 2014 - 12:52pm
posted by Leslie DeLooze in events, richmond library, art.
Event Date and Time: 
January 9, 2014 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

The All Weather Gang, a group of plein air (outdoor) painters who wander the back roads of Western New York, has a show at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia through January 25.  The official opening of the show is from 6:30 - 8:30 pm Thursday, January 9, and all are welcome.
Beginning in the late 20th century, the gang (currently seven members) meets for

November 11, 2013 - 3:43am
posted by Billie Owens in events, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
December 14, 2013 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Event:  Saturday Family Movie

Place:  Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia

Date & Time:  Saturday, Dec. 14th at 10 a.m.

Bring the family and discover when a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

March 17, 2013 - 3:16pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, richmond library.

Spring Story Times at the Richmond Memorial Library start Tuesday March 19th and run until May 23rd.

  • Tuesday Toddler Time: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. (walkers – 3 years)
  • Early Toddler Time: Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. (walkers – 3 years)
  • Wednesday Toddler Time: Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. (walkers -- 3 years)
  • Preschool Story Time: Thursdays at 10 a.m. (ages 3-5 years)
  • PJ Story Time: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. (all ages)

To register or for more information call the Library  343-9550, ext. 4, or stop in at the Children's Room desk during Library hours: Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Parents may also register online: www.batavialibrary.org

Register early, as group size is limited. Spring registration is not required for those already registered for the Winter Story Time Session.

December 7, 2012 - 2:28pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, events, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
December 28, 2012 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

Two new programs are coming to the Richmond Memorial Library during winter break.

Are you a Pokémanic? Come join us at the Richmond library at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28 for a Pokémon Party! There will be crafts, stories and games. Children can dress up as their favorite Pokémon. Registration is required.

Children ages 6 years old and up. The library is located at 19 Ross St. in Batavia.

November 26, 2012 - 12:16pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
December 3, 2012 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

A Christmas card class for adults is offered at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia, on Monday, Dec. 3.

It will take place from 6 to 8 p.m.

Learn to make eight cards and an ornament in this class taught by Jenn Cascell. Registration is required and $6 for supplies is due at the time of registration.

November 26, 2012 - 12:11pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, events, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
November 27, 2012 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Celtic Cable Scarf Class at Richmond Memorial Library

Learn an easy technique to master knitting the Celtic cable stitch. This class for intermediate knitters is taught by Linda Daviau. It takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, and registration is required.

Knitters must know how to work a basic cable. Registration is required to attend. Please call the library at 343-9550 to register.

October 9, 2012 - 2:47pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, events, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
October 25, 2012 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. This month’s movie is “To Kill A Mockingbird."

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic novel has been artfully and delicately translated to the big screen.

It stars the legendary Gregory Peck in his Academy Award-winning role of the courageous but understated hero Atticus Finch and features Academy Award-winning actor Robert Duvall in his screen debut plus an unforgettable performance by Mary Badham as Scout.

September 25, 2012 - 2:49pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, events, Halloween, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
October 29, 2012 - 6:30pm to October 30, 2012 - 7:30pm

Come join us at the Richmond Memorial Library for a fun-filled Halloween Party at 6:30 p.m. on Monday Oct. 29 downstairs in the Children’s Room.

Story Teller Rick Merritt will be performing a special Halloween campfire program for children of all ages. Snacks and crafts will be provided. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes!

No registration is needed. For more information please visit our Web site at www.batavialibrary.org or call 343-9550, ext. 4.

August 3, 2012 - 2:43pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, events, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
August 23, 2012 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Reel Discussion at Richmond Memorial Library in August will feature the movie "Midnight in Paris." It begins at 6 o'clock on Thursday evening, Aug. 23.

Paris is a city that lends itself to daydreaming, to walking the streets and imagining all sorts of magic. "Midnight in Paris" is about a screenwriter hero named Gil who strolls the lanes of Paris with his head in the clouds and walks right into his own best fantasy.

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward.

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