The Richards Free Library strives to assist people in their search for reliable information, self-education, greater understanding, and intellectual enjoyment by providing a spectrum of materials, services and programs. The library also provides space for the gathering of people and ideas to enrich themselves and the community.

How We Get Our Books

Have you ever wondered what magic occurs to make a book appear on the lending shelves in a library? The ...
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Public Hearing for Grant

PUBLIC HEARING Richards Free Library Board of Trustees March 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. at Richards Free Library 58 N ...
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How We All Benefit from the Library

“Libraries, as they exist in the twenty-first century, are the only remaining public domain. In a library, anyone of any ...
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A Holiday Closing & A Delayed Opening

The Library will be closed this Monday, February 21st, in observation of Presidents' Day. A few weeks later, on ...
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Closed for Snow, Then Open for Browsing

We're sorry to announce that due to the predicted snow storm and winter weather, the library is closing early ...
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The Library is a Good Investment.

Now more than ever it is important for the library to be as accessible as possible to our community. We ...
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Yes, We Are Open!

The RFL is pleased to announce that we will now be open to public browsing once again! Browsing and ...
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