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May 9, 2012 - 1:40pm
posted by Billie Owens in Announcements, Richmond Memorial Library.

The Friends of the Richmond Memorial Library will hold a Members Only Preview Sale for books from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, in the Wilber Room of the library at 19 Ross St., Batavia.

Friends must show their membership card at the door. Those who aren't members may attend by either purchasing a Friends membership at the door or beforehand at the library circulation desk.

The quarterly drawing will be announced at the Members Only Sale, and the winner will receive a $25 gift certificate for Delavan's Restaurant.

May 3, 2012 - 2:55pm
posted by Daniel Crofts in batavia, Richmond Memorial Library, budget vote.

On Tuesday, voters approved the proposed budget for the Richmond Memorial Library in Batavia. This will mean a 3-cent increase in the library tax per $1,000 of assessed property value.

The budget passed by a four-to-one margin:

Yes: 252
No: 63

Also, library Board Member Beth Stich was reelected to another five-year term with 293 votes. She was unopposed.

For more information about the library's services, visit www.batavialibrary.org.

March 28, 2012 - 2:02pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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April 25, 2012 - 12:10pm to 12:50pm

“Books Sandwiched In” will be held at 12:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25 at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia.

This is the first in the spring series of free lunchtime reviews featuring speakers from the community. Dave Whitcombe will be the first reviewer; the book will be announced. All welcome.

For more information, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 8, or log on to www.batavialibrary.org.

March 27, 2012 - 12:26pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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April 2, 2012 - 9:00am to 9:00pm

National Library Week “The Library is the Heart of Every Community” Make and Take Craft for Children

Place: The Children’s Room of Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia.

Date & Time: April 2 – 14 during regular library hours. The library is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

March 13, 2012 - 2:16pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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April 23, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Mystery Readers’ Mondays Book Discussion will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 23 at Richmond Memorial Library to discuss “A Share in Death” by Deborah Crombie.

Copies of the book are available at the library’s front desk. For more information, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 8, or log onto www.batavialibrary.org.

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

March 7, 2012 - 4:25pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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March 29, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Reel Discussion

Come view a free movie beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, at Richmond Memorial Library and join us for a group discussion afterward.

This month’s movie is “Waking Ned Divine."

March 2, 2012 - 3:08pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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March 10, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:00am

The Woolly Book Worms -- a book discussion group for students in grades three through five and their favorite adult -- will meet at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 10, at Richmond Memorial Library in the Children's Room.

The discuss will be about "The Capture" by Kathryn Lasky. Feel free to bring a knitting, crocheting or another project to work on while we discuss this month's book. Light refreshments will be provided.

Please register online, in-person or over the phone. Discussion titles are available at the Children’s Room desk.

February 9, 2012 - 12:43pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library, rich conroy.
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March 13, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Traditional Irish Music with Rich Conroy will be performed at the Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13.

Enjoy an evening of Irish music in preparation for St. Patrick’s Day in this free event geared for adults. More information is available at the library by calling 343-9550, ext. 2, and at www.batavialibrary.org.

February 9, 2012 - 12:39pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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March 6, 2012 - 6:00am to 8:00pm

Richmond Memorial Library is offering “The Call” Craft Challenge Pouch class from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 6.

In this class for adults, Jen Reardon will teach how to sew an appliquéd wool felt pouch in an original design inspired by “The Call” by Yannick Murphy.

February 2, 2012 - 4:23pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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February 22, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Richmond Memorial Library in Batavia is offering an eBook Class from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Registration is required for this free class and group size is limited. Call the library at 343-9550, ext. 2, to register.

Participants will learn how to borrow and download eBooks from the library’s website. At 2 p.m., instruction will be given for the Nook, Sony, and Kobo readers. At 3 p.m., instruction will be given for the Kindle.

February 2, 2012 - 4:17pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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February 23, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This month, Reel Discussions at Richmond Memorial Library will show the film "The Help." You are invited to watch the free film and join in a group discussion afterward.

Time is 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23.

January 31, 2012 - 2:10pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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February 27, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

A class for adults on how to crochet a necklace will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, at Richmond Memorial Library.

Learn how to combine wire, beads, and a silver chain to create a necklace in this class taught by Jen Reardon.

An $8 materials fee is due at the time of registration. Participants for this class must know how to chain crochet. Please bring a G crochet hook.

More information is available at the library, by calling 343-9550, ext. 2, and at www.batavialibrary.org.

January 23, 2012 - 3:01pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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February 11, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Woolly Book Worms will meet at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Children's Room at Richmond Memorial Library.

This a book discussion group for students in third through fifth grades, accompanied by their favorite adult (feel free to bring a knitting, crocheting or another project to work on).

"The Willoughbys," by Lois Lowery, will be this month's topic.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Please register online, in-person or over the phone.

January 19, 2012 - 3:09pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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February 21, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

“The Call” Journal Class will be offered at Richmond Memorial Library beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Are you intrigued by the journal style of this year’s book for "A Tale for Three Counties"? Learn how to make your own journal in this paper-crafting class for adults led by Jennifer Cascells.

Using lunch bags, decorative papers and a variety of embellishments, you will have a small journal ready to fill with your thoughts and memories. An $8 materials fee is due at the time of registration.

January 19, 2012 - 3:06pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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February 13, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

“The Call” Journal Class will be offered at Richmond Memorial Library beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13.

Are you intrigued by the journal style of this year’s book for "A Tale for Three Counties"? Learn how to make your own journal in this paper-crafting class for adults led by Jennifer Cascells.

Using lunch bags, decorative papers and a variety of embellishments, you will have a small journal ready to fill with your thoughts and memories. An $8 materials fee is due at the time of registration.

January 19, 2012 - 3:01pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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February 7, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

A "Valentine Sweetie" decoration class will be offered beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 7 at Richmond Memorial Library.

Learn how to paint a seasonal wall hanging in this class for adults taught by decorative painter Elaine Becker. A $7 materials fee is due at the time of registration.

Optional items to bring include: small sea sponge, small flat or filbert brush, large flat brush, and a good liner brush.

January 19, 2012 - 2:51pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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February 22, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

“Keep Your Memories, Let Go of the Clutter” is the title of a free workshop beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at Richmond Memorial Library.

Are you ready to finally "let go" of your clutter but don't know how to begin? This fun and informative program will show how to sort between treasures and trash so that you can have the home you've always wanted.

Tips will be provided to help you start--and finish--the process. You also will learn where to send your treasures so they can be enjoyed by others!

January 9, 2012 - 2:49pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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January 28, 2012 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Richmond Memorial Library is offering an “eBook Open House” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. Anyone interested in learning how to borrow and download library books for their eReader is invited to attend.

Several eReaders will be available for demonstrations. Registration is not required for this drop-in program. The library is located at 9 Ross St., Batavia. More information is available at the library by calling 343-9550, ext. 2. and at www.batavialibrary.org.

January 9, 2012 - 2:45pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Richmond Memorial Library.
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January 23, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Mystery Readers’ Mondays Book Discussion will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23 at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia .

They will discuss “Open Season” by C. J. Box. Copies of the book are available at the library’s front desk. For more information, call the library at 343-9550, ext. 8, or log onto www.batavialibrary.org.

January 7, 2012 - 4:00pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, Announcements, Richmond Memorial Library.

Winter Story Times at the Richmond Memorial Library start Tuesday, January 10th!

Here's the line-up starting next week:

  • Toddler Time -- Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. (walkers – 3 years)
  • Early Tot Time -- Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. (walkers – 3 years)
  • Tot Time -- Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. ( walkers -- 3 years)
  • Preschool Party -- Thursdays at 10 a.m. (ages 3 to 5 years)
  • Pajama Primetime -- 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: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Parents may also register online: www.batavialibrary.org <http://www.batavialibrary.org/>

Group size is limited.

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