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Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:52 pm

All-Weather Gang Art Show opens at Richmond Library

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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
breakfast every Saturday morning. They then travel in caravan formation in search of the day’s painting location. Should you see them feel free to stop and say hello.  The group includes Batavians Don Grieger and Kevin Feary, Gilbert Jordan of Wyoming, and artists from the Rochester area. 

 

Event Date and Time

January 9, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 4:43 am

Free Saturday morning family film at Richmond library, with crafts and refreshments

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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.

There will be a make and take craft for the kids and refreshments will be served. For more information, call the library at 343-9550 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org.

Event Date and Time

December 14, 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 3:16 pm

Spring Story Times at Richmond Memorial Library begin Tuesday, register ASAP

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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.

Friday, December 7, 2012 at 3:28 pm

Pokemon Party at Richmond library

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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.

Storytellers, Rebecca and Rachel Oshlag will enchant you with winter tales during our special Winter Wonder-filled Storytelling program on at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2. After stories we will create snow globes and sip cocoa. Registration is required. Children ages 6 and up are welcomed.

For more information call the library 343-9550, ext. 4, or visit our Web site: www.batavialibrary.org  

Event Date and Time

December 28, 2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 1:16 pm

Christmas card class for adults at Richmond library

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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.

Class size limited. Participants are asked to bring a ruler, pencil, scissors, paper trimmer, adhesive, and adhesive pop-up dots. Optional: brown distress ink. More information is available in the library by phoning 343-9550 and at www.batavialibrary.org.

Event Date and Time

December 3, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 1:11 pm

Knitters' class on Celtic cable stitch at Richmond library

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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.

Participants are asked to bring sport weight or worsted weight yard and size 7 or 8 needles. More information is available in the library and at www.batavialibrary.org.

Event Date and Time

November 27, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 2:47 pm

Reel Discussion at Richmond library: 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

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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.

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

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

Event Date and Time

October 25, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 2:49 pm

Kids' Halloween Party at Richmond library -- wear your costumes!

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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.

Event Date and Time

October 29, 2012 - 6:30pm - October 30, 2012 - 7:30pm
Friday, August 3, 2012 at 2:43 pm

Reel Discussion at Richmond library: 'Midnight in Paris'

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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.

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

Event Date and Time

August 23, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 4:44 pm

Richmond Children's Library offers American Girl programs

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The Richmond Memorial Library Children’s Room invites you to celebrate being a girl with our American Girl programs in April.

At 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 14: A day in the life of Josefina -- learn all about American Girl Josefina with our special presenter Teresa Wood. She will bring in a dollhouse representing the time and setting in which Josefina lived.

Ages 6 and up are welcomed to attend. Registration is required.

And at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21: Crafty Girls -- Create an American Girl spring craft for your hair. Ages 7 and up are welcomed to attend. Registration is required.

Please be sure to register early by calling 343-9550, ext. 4.

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