Summer Reading Program
the Summer Reading Program.
Richmond’s Summer Reading Program for adults this year is embracing the science theme with a twist – The Science of Food. Adults may register beginning June 25 and they’ll get a cooking related incentive just for signing up.
Programs this summer include: How to Make Cheese with Beltane Farm outside the library on Tuesday, July 22. Bring a chair or blanket and bug spray! No registration is required.
Gluten Free: Tips for Going Gluten Free with Donna Grimm, R.N., M.A. on Tuesday, July 29 at 6PM. Registration required.
There’s also our weekly Friday raffle beginning July 11 – remember to record your books you have read to be eligible.
We're Still Celebrating Our 90th Anniversary!
Each month, we'll celebrate a decade we've seen together.
Check our Events page for more details.
Here is an overview:
|January||1920s||The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
|February||1930s||The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck
|March||1940s||The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank
by E.B. White
|May||1960s||In Cold Blood
by Truman Capote
|June||1970s||Jonathan Livingston Seagull
by Richard Bach
|July||1980s||Bonfire of the Vanities
by Tom Wolfe
|August||(break)||(Psst! Summer reading!)|
|September||1990s||Nightmares and Dreamscapes
by Stephen King (short stories)
|October||2000s||The Kite Runner
by Khalid Hosseini
June celebrates the 70s!
- Beatles Break Up
- Computer Floppy Disks Introduced
- London Bridge Brought to the U.S.
- United Kingdom changes to decimal system for currency
- VCRs Introduced
- M*A*S*H T.V. Show Premiers
- Mark Spitz Wins Seven Gold Medals
- Pocket Calculators Introduced
- Sears Tower Built
- Arthur Ashe First Black Man to Win Wimbledon
- Microsoft Founded
- Nadia Comaneci Given Seven Perfect Tens
- Elvis Found Dead
- Miniseries Roots Airs
- Star Wars Movie Released
- John Paul II Becomes Pope
- Margaret Thatcher First Woman Prime Minister of Great Britain
- Mother Teresa Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
- Sony Introduces the Walkman
Check out these awesome products with our hand-doodled anniversary logo on them!
A portion of each sale goes to RML.