Latest news from your library.

This page has a listing of all our recent news items. Older items can be viewed in our News Archive. 

Tuesday 15 October 2019

Youth Maker's Market

The Youth Maker's Market held recently at the Richmond Town Hall was a hit with creative makers and happy browsers alike.  Children aged nine to fifteen spent months preparing for the market, which was organised by Richmond Library's Children's Team.  Assistant Librarian Amy Groome said, "It's been wonderful to see young people learn so much about marketing and product creation, and really develop their social confidence with shoppers around."

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Thursday 10 October 2019

Author Talk at Richmond Library

Lindy Kelly is a local author who, despite describing herself as a “writer-on-hold”, has published dozens of short stories (many of which won awards), plays, poems and three novels.

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Monday 7 October 2019

Word Feast

There’s a Word Feast taking place at your local library this month.

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Thursday 3 October 2019

Computer classes

We are offering free computer classes at Richmond Library.

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Wednesday 2 October 2019

Spring Seed Swap and Seed Saving

Did you know that you can collect your own seeds from plants instead of buying them from the shop? 

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Monday 30 September 2019

Form in Formation at Richmond Library

Form and Formation is a large outdoor public sculpture on the lawn in front of Richmond Library. Auckland based artist Seung Yul Oh was inspired by the physical site and its location beside Richmond Library. The work represents the growth and expansion of abstract thoughts and ideas.

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