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Register for the FREE Summer Reading Program

Read about the Free Activities at MRL this Summer

Local library users know summertime is an awesome time to visit the library!  Experience all the fun as Morrisson-Reeves Library (MRL) kicks off its annual Summer Reading Program “Oceans of Possibilities” on Monday, June 6th. Participants can pre-register online at or inside the library starting on May 23rd. On June 6th, patrons can start tracking their reading and activities progress from their digital device, as well as earn badges and prizes, play fun games and learn valuable tips. The program is free and open to the public. It runs through Saturday, July 16.

Tracking you and your family’s reading progress is easy and quick with the online tracking system. If you wish to track your reading in-person at the library, ask library staff to track things when you visit the library.

Looking for family fun throughout the summer. A wide variety of programs are offered for various ages from pre-schoolers to teens to adults. A sampling of the programs offered are yoga for teens, storytimes, art programs, how to be a pirate, author visits, reading clubs, and adult game nights. If you are wanting to attend programs in-person at the library, registration is required for some of our events. Links to registration and full program details can be found at

Have you ever wondered how big a Blue Whale or an Orca might be? Explore the library’s family fun adventure “A Whale of a Good Time – Seek and Find” at MRL. You can stand next to a measurement of a Blue Whale that could be as big as 90 feet long!

This year’s premier sponsor for the Summer Reading Program is the Friends of Morrisson-Reeves Library. The Wayne County Foundation is also sponsoring library programs through the Challenge Match program.

Morrisson-Reeves Library has served the people of Richmond, Indiana since 1864. MRL is well known for signature services and programs like Storytimes, Free Computer Classes, Reading Clubs, Reader’s Advisory, Local History, Research, and 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. The library’s Strategic Plan supports the mission of “connecting people to information, inspiration, and infinite opportunities.” which positions MRL to respond to areas of urgent need: kids unprepared for kindergarten, third-grade reading proficiency, high school graduation, college, and career readiness and employment resources. MRL serves as the community’s resource for lifelong learning.