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April is National Poetry Month.
Explore the poetry of hip hip with Richmond-born rapper Jigsaww 92 in this fun rap workshop! Learn about the song-writing process, write your own rap, and perform with Jigsaww 92's DJ. Recommended for ages 9+. Limited to 15 participants.
Registration is required.

The First Saturday of the month will be 'Me, You & the G-Crew" event at Morrisson-Reeves Library! Sam on G101-3 will be reading two Valentine's Day themed children's books aloud, plus there will be a free snack and craft, too! The event will run from 12 noon - 1:30pm. SPACE IS LIMITED, so be sure to register in advance -- Click on "Stories with Sam" to register! This event is completely FREE and open to children Kindergarten-5th grade!
We can't wait to see you there!

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Morrisson-Reeves Library (MRL) is excited to partner with Richmond Shakespeare Festival in a creative celebration of Shakespeare! Open to artists and makers aged 13 and up, Makespeare invites Richmond-area residents to create a project inspired by Shakespeare's work.

Submission guidelines:
Entry Submission Deadline is May 18th.
Entries accepted April 24th to May 18th at the Library.

Makespeare Art Gallery Opening Reception
Art Awards and Reception at MRL on Thursday, June 8, 5:30 - 7 pm

Mother, wife and author, Cassie Garrett will speak at Morrisson-Reeves Library about her new book, My Life Verses for Your Everyday Life. Comprised of a sixteen-week, daily study, the book concentrates on Bible verses to help in mild to extreme situations that may happen in a day; but also to ponder on what God is revealing of areas needing change in your life, spiritual walk and views toward others.

MRL offers free computer classes. Registration for classes is required.

Sign-up Online (Register by clicking on the class in the calendar listed at the top of this webpage) or call us to reserve your space in the class. 966-8291.
Click for detailed class descriptions.

Anime Club for Teens
The second Wednesday of the month at 5:00PM
Do you love Anime? Come to the Anime club for crafts, movies and SNACKS!

Join in the Conversation!
Book Club Sessions will meet in the Conference Room in the Lower Level on the specified dates listed. Books may be picked up at the Reference Desk beginning on the registration dates listed. Registration for this club is limited. Sign-up today! There is no charge for this event.

Storytimes for Kids

Storytimes run from January - May and September - December.
(no storytimes June - August)
No registration is required to attend. This is a free program.

Wigglers (0-24 months) -Tuesdays at 10:30am and 5:00 pm
This program runs September through May
Come and discover the world of board books, stories, fingerplays and music! Lasts around 20-30 minutes!

Explorers (24-48 months) - Wednesdays at 10:30am
This program runs September through May
Join Ms. Nancy for stories, crafts, songs, and learning!
Explore your alphabet and more. Lasts about 35-45 minutes!

Discoverers (3-5 yrs) - Wednesdays at 5:00 pm
This program runs September through May
Join Ms. Denise for hands-on creative discovery of books, crafts and fun activities designed to encourage developmental and social skills. Lasts about 35-45 minutes!

Adventurers storytime (4-5 yrs) - Thursdays at 11:30 am
This program runs September through May
Join Miss Kathy for a fun time of reading, crafts, and music! Lasts about 35-45 minutes!

Fun Workshops for Kids

These workshops are offered September - May | Free of Charge
Excluding Holidays

Creative Craft Time
Second Saturday of the month 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Children’s Program Room

Explore a new craft project every month. Create your own masterpiece to take home with you!

S.T.E.A.M. Program
Children’s Program Room

Come investigate science, technology, engineering, art, and math. There will be a different focus each month and hands-on activities geared to deepen your child’s understanding of the concept discussed.

Tentative Schedule:

  • Focus on Science - 1st Thursday of the month at 5:00pm
  • Focus on Lego Building - 2nd Thursday of the month at 5:00pm
  • Focus on Art - 3rd Thursday of the month at 5:00pm
  • Meet the Instrument with RCO - 4th Thursday of the month at 6:00pm

The Lego Building Workshop supplies were generously made possible by the Doxpop Donor Advised Fund of Wayne County Foundation.

Sessions are offered the last Wednesday of each month.

2017 Schedule:

  • March 29
  • April 26 (Annual Book Sale - No Legal Aid on this day.)
  • May 31
  • June 26
  • July 26
  • Aug. 30
  • Sept. 27
  • Nov. 29
  • Dec. 27 (Holiday Break - No Legal Aid on this day.)

Area residents are invited to engage in free 15-20 minute consultations regarding virtually any legal matter with an attorney.

*Service eligibility - you must have a household income less than 125% of the federal income poverty level meaning a household of 1 may make no more than $13,963 and a family of 4 may make $28,813 or less.

For more information, please call Indiana Legal Services at (317) 631-9410.







Morrisson-Reeves Library
80 North 6th Street
Richmond, IN 47374-3079
Phone (765) 966-8291
Fax (765) 962-1318

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