Richland, MI

Richland is a quaint village with a population of 791 in Southwest Michigan. The village was one of the first areas settled in Kalamazoo County and is located in the middle of what was once the Gull Prairie. Richland is named for its fertile soil. Some fun things to do in the village are the Richland Community Center Trails, Gull Meadow Farms, Gull Lake, and Gull Lake Marine.

Wednesday, May 19th 2021

8:00am
Wednesday Wigglers

Join us Online for our Infant and Toddler time! 15 minutes of wiggling, giggling, jumping, dancing, singing, rhyming and of course a book or two! This Youtube video allows…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
Event Series
6:00pm
Monthly Board Meeting

This is a public and open meeting of our library's board.

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083, Main Library
Event Series

Thursday, May 20th 2021

8:00am
Chapter Book Thursdays

Join us for an all new online program featuring a chapter book read aloud. Every Thursday we will release a new audio recording with one or two chapters being read…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
Event Series
10:00am
Family Story Time

Join us for an in person story time Thursday mornings before opening hours. Story time will include 2 - 3 books, 1-2 rhymes, poems, or songs, and a take…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
7:00pm
Books With Friends Book Club

May's Book Pick: "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles (Click the Event URL to reserve your copy of the book) Summary: "In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083, Zoom Meeting

Friday, May 21st 2021

8:00am
Kids & Canvas Online

Join us online this month and create a Rainbow Tree. Make this whimsical tree with all the colors of the rainbow. There are no kits for this program. You…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
3:00pm
Teen Book Group

Teen Book Group Book to be determined. Location to be determined. Reserve a book kit. Each book kit will include a copy of the book, a craft, discussion questions, popcorn, candy, and other…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083

Saturday, May 22nd 2021

8:00am
STEAM Saturday

Join us this month and make Coffee Filter Flowers! Kits are available, must pre-register. Kits are not necessary to participate, you may choose to gather your own supplies…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083

Saturday, May 29th 2021

All Day
Closed for the Holidays

The Library will be closed so that our staff can celebrate the holidays! We wish everyone a safe and happy day!

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
Event Series

Thursday, June 3rd 2021

7:00pm
Meet Michigan Authors: Kathryn Remlinger

The Meet Michigan Author's series is excited to welcome Kathryn Remlinger! Kathryn is the author of "Yooper Talk: Dialect as Identity in Michigan's Upper Peninsula" This program will be hosted virtually on…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083, Facebook Live!

Wednesday, June 16th 2021

6:00pm
Monthly Board Meeting

This is a public and open meeting of our library's board.

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083, Main Library
Event Series

Friday, June 18th 2021

1:00pm
Summer Reading Kick Off

Stop by the Village Square to join us in kicking off our 2021 Summer Reading Program! Get more information about Summer Reading, register, and enjoy some over-sized games. What a better way…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083, Village Square
3:00pm
TAB Meeting

TAB Meeting Teen Advisory Board For ages 11-18 TAB is a place to share ideas and provide feedback about TEEN programs, materials, and services to make the Library a destination for TEENS.

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
Event Series

Tuesday, June 22nd 2021

All Day
Teen Craft-To-Go: Bee Gardens

**REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT WILL OPEN ON JUNE 1** Teen Craft-To-Go: Bee Gardens Make your own Bee Garden. The library will provide all of the necessary items to create your own at…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
All Day
UpCycle Craft Kits: Cereal Boxes

**REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT WILL OPEN ON JUNE 1** UpCycle* your old stuff into cool, funky crafts! This month's upcycle is CEREAL BOXES (You supply the cereal boxes). NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Limit to…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083, Virtual Event
10:00am
Children's Craft Kit: Flower Pot

Children's Craft Kit: Flower Pot Make your own animal flower pot. The library will provide all of the necessary items to create your pot at home. You just need some flowers…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083

Wednesday, June 23rd 2021

10:00am
Summer Family Storytime

This week we will read all about cats! Join us for family story time and listen to 3 picture books, two rhymes, songs or activities and a take home craft.…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
11:00am
Children's Author Talk with Pamela Cameron

Join Pam and recount the tales of Sport in this interactive children's author talk. Author talk will take place outside weather permitting, inside if inclement weather. Please register and let us…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
3:00pm
Teen Yoga with Carrie

**REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT WILL OPEN ON JUNE 1** Relax and enjoy a peaceful Yoga session with Carrie, our Children's Librarian. Session will be held outside. Please bring your…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083, Outside - Library Patio

Thursday, June 24th 2021

9:00am
Animal Tales Video

This week we will meet Mr. Buttons, who is a little bit boxer and a little bit mastiff. We will learn about each breed and listen to a story…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
7:00pm
Summer Trivia

**REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT WILL OPEN ON JUNE 1** RCL welcomes back our in-house team trivia!! Bring your team for 5 fun-filled rounds of trivia. -No more than 6 players per team -Limit…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083, Lower Level Patio
Event Series

Friday, June 25th 2021

10:30am
Kids & Canvas

This month we will be creating a monkey painting . Join us for Kids & Canvas in our court yard and learn painting techniques with acrylic paint. All…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083

Saturday, June 26th 2021

10:00am
Chalk the Walk

Join us for our Chalk the Walk! Families may visit the Children's desk and borrow a bucket of chalk or bring your own. Use the sidewalk in front…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083

Tuesday, June 29th 2021

10:00am
Children's Craft Kit: Origami Animal Bookmark

Children's Craft Kit: Origami Animal Bookmark Make your own animal bookmarks. The library will provide all of the necessary items to create your several animal bookmarks at home. Registration is suggested. Part…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
3:00pm
Author & Illustrator Class

Do you have a budding Author or Illustrator at home? 3rd through 5th graders who enjoy telling stories and creating pictures that tell a story will thrive in this…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083

Wednesday, June 30th 2021

10:00am
Summer Family Storytime

This week we will read all about bears! Join us for family story time and listen to 3 picture books, two rhymes, songs or activities and a take home craft.…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
3:00pm
Mythical Creatures with Illustrator Corinne Roberts for TEENS

**REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT WILL OPEN ON JUNE 1** Learn to draw Mythical Creatures with Illustrator Corinne Roberts For TEENS only. Virtual Event via ZOOM. Please register for the event to receive…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083

Thursday, July 1st 2021

9:00am
Animal Tales Video

This week we will meet KitKat, Ms. Carrie's orange barn cat, who always wants to help. We will learn the role that barn cats play on a farm and…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083
7:00pm
Going Zero Waste at Home

Starting the journey to sustainable living doesn’t have to be difficult. Author & podcast host Stephanie Sefarain (Mama Minimalist) will share some basic tips & tricks to going zero waste at…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083, Live on Facebook

Tuesday, July 6th 2021

All Day
Teen Craft-To-Go: Pet BFF Necklace

**REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT WILL OPEN ON JULY 1** Teen Craft-To-Go: Pet BFF Necklace Create a necklace with your Pet's face! We will provide you with all of the materials needed to…

Richland Community Library
8951 Park Street, Richland, MI 49083