Snow into Spring Beaded Necklace Class- Monday, April 8 6:00-8:00 p.m. Join Jen Reardon in this beading class for adults to make a necklace inspired by the season and by a project from Crafts 'n Things magazine (available in the library's collection). $10 is due at the time of registration and includes the beading supplies. Class size is limited.
Eating Healthy Away from Home- Thursday, April 11 6:00-7:00 p.m. Don't let your good and healthy eating habits go awry when you eat out or travel. Find out how during this program presented by Jennifer Reardon, MS, RD, CDN and Amy Miller, RD, CDE. To register, call the Healthy Living Office at 344-5331.
Authors in Autumn - Informational Meeting on the Fall Tour - Tuesday, April 23 7:00 p.m. Phyllis Breen from First Choice Educational Tours will talk about the library's third annual fall trip, scheduled this year from October 18-20 to the Hudson Valley. Hear about accommodations, travel plans, special dinners, and the numerous historic sites that will be featured. This will include a short slide show of last year's trip. (There is no obligation to book by attending this presentation.)
Spring Mini Interactive Album Class (Papercrafting)- Wednesday, April 24 6:00-8:00 p.m. Jenn Cascell will teach how to construct this spring-themed mini album that folds out in surprising ways. $5.00 is due at the time of registration. Registration is required and begins March 25. Please bring adhesive, paper trimmer or scissors, and a ruler as well as an idea for the theme of your album.
Mother's Day Spa Products Class - Monday, May 6 6:00-8:00 p.m. Two popular class instructors at the library, Jen Reardon and Jenn Cascell, team up to help you create a complete gift for Mother's Day (or for yourself!). Make three spa products--bath fizzies, sugar body scrub and oatmeal olive oil soap--and personized packaging to put them in. Class size is limited. Registration is required and begins on April 8. $10.00 is due at the time of registration.
Dan Brown at Lincoln Center - An Evening of Codes, Symbols, and Secrets - Wednesday, May 15 7:30 p.m. The #1 best-selling author comes to Lincoln Center (and to Richmond Memorial Library via live-streaming) to speak about his new novel Inferno, science, religion, codes, book publishing, movie making, and a few surprise topics. This is presented in conjunction with Present Tense Books. Copies of Inferno and other Dan Brown titles will be for sale. Door prizes!
"Dig into Reading" is the theme for the summer reading club for adults in 2013. It will feature lots of prizes for reading as well as special programs.
Books Sandwiched In Book reviews by community members are presented for each four week session in the spring and fall. Programs are held on Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m. Coffee, tea and cookies served.
Computer Classes Instruction is held periodically throughout the year and includes both demonstration and hands-on classes. Registration is required.
Adult Book Discussion All adults who have read the selected book are welcome to attend the discussion groups at the library. An evening discussion is being added for 2012-2013, which will be generally held three weeks after the morning discussion. Morning book discussion meets at 7:45 a.m. on the second Wednesday of the
month from October through May; as a treat for getting out at this early hour, coffee, tea and goodies provided! Titles are varied and during the year include mystery, literary fiction, non-fiction, etc. Copies of the books are available at the front desk. (See below for Mystery Readers' Mondays Book Discussion)
This community-reads project in Genesee, Orleans, and Wyoming Counties takes place every winter, culminating with the author's visit in March. Join in the fun--read the book, discuss it with friends and neighbors, and meet a nationally-recognized author.
Knit One, Read Too Bring your knitting or crochet projects and craft with us at Richmond Memorial Library. We'll meet in the Reading Room of the library. This is not a class. Knit One, Read Too offers a place for those who knit or crochet to meet and work together on their own projects. We hope experienced people will share their knowledge with beginners and that everyone will find inspiration in seeing other enthusiasts' projects. No registration is required. Just bring your needles or hook and come enjoy the company of your fellow yarn lovers. New members always welcome.
Mystery Lovers’ Mondays Book Discussion All are welcome to attend this discussion group which meets on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. four times a
year. Read the selected book and be ready to discuss. Dates for 2012-2013 are:
October 22--Haunted Ground by Erin Hart
January 28--Red Means Run by Brad Smith
April 22--Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
July 22--Beneath the Abbey Wall by A.D. Scott
October 28--A Brew to a Kill by Cleo Coyle
Copies of the books are available at the front desk one month prior to the discussion.
Reel Discussions Watch the movie and talk about it at this program held at 6:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each
month from January through November. Snacks provided. Call the library at 343-9550 ext. 2 to find out
the movie of the month.
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