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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.
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January 24 - 30th, 2015 - Click for an event flyer.

These FREE events are going on at MRL!*

Celebrity Chili Cook-off
Friday, January 30, 5 – 7 pm
Morrisson-Reeves Library
Fill Your Bowl, Feed Your Soul

Help us heat up the Meltdown in a fun and delicious way to warm up and sample the best chili and homemade breads served by local celebrity “chefs” while supporting your favorite charities. Proceeds help fund non-profits in Richmond and The United Way of the Whitewater Valley.
*Sampling $5 - Bottomless Bowl $10 Tickets sold at door.

Live Music Festival
Saturday, January 31, 1:30 - 4 pm
Morrisson-Reeves Library

The Bard Room will come alive with music at Morrisson-Reeves Library. Main performer Keith Lykins is a guitarist like you’ve never heard before, and will perform a compositional style termed “Urban Tribal Music” or “Slap Guitar.” Followed by local musicians throughout the afternoon including The Black Heron Native American Singers will play their BIG, LOUD Drum in the library!

Craft Party and Book Launch
with Chuck Avery at Morrisson-Reeves Library

Saturday, January 31, 2 - 4 pm
Local author Chuck Avery will be reading and signing his new book, “A Reason To Be.” While visiting, enjoy a craft! It’s all in the Children’s Department at MRL.

Free Tax Assistance at the library!
Print the Flyer.

February 2015
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.*

March and April 2015
Wednesdays & Thursdays
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.*
In the Bard Meeting Room
Lower Level of the library

We do not take appointments for this service. Services are offered on a first come, first serve basis.
There will be a sign-in sheet as you arrive.

*Special Evening Hours for 2015

9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  on the following Wednesdays ONLY:  
  • February 18, 2015
  • March 18, 2015
  • April 8, 2015

For speed and efficiency , please bring last years tax return as well as your current tax information.

ACA and Medicaid Information Session and sign-ups
Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10am – 12pm
Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 1pm – 3pm
In the Lower Lobby

Sara Hall from Meridian Services will be offered information on signing up for the Affordable Care Act and for Medicaid sign-up.

This is a free service.

Great Gatsby Discussion
February 4th
1:30 pm
The Brown Room at MRL

David Cobine will lead a discussion of the book Great Gatsby at Morrisson-Reeves Library. It's not necessary to have read the book; David and perhaps some of the actors from the RCT show will be on hand to read and discuss excerpts.

Winter Book Sale - Feb. 12, 13 and 14, 2015

February 12 (Thursday) 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
February 13 (Friday) 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
February 15 (Saturday) 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Book Sale Details

The Book Sale is stocked from local donations and weeded books from the Library's collection. Most items are $1 or less. Cash or Checks accepted  - no credit cards are accepted.

The sales include 7,000 - 10,000 items and the sale is replenished throughout the sale for a good variety of items.

Items for sale are:  Books of all Genres, DVDs, Children's Books, Records, Cassettes, Puzzles, Sheet Music, Magazines and various other items. Special priced Collector's Corner items are typically for sale at the April Book Sale.

Yarn Lovers Club-ALL AGES!
Children's Programming Room
4th Saturday of each month
10:30am – 12:00pm

Do you enjoy fiber arts? Knitting, crocheting, weaving, making friendship bracelets, rainbow loom, or even embroidery? Join us the fourth Saturday of every month for donuts, yarn, and fun! All ages are welcome and families are encouraged! Beginners to Experts!

Offered the Second Friday of Every Month
10:00am – 10:30am
Children's Programming Room

This event is for 0-3 year olds and their caregivers! Musikgarten helps kids learn with music, and stimulates the language and learning centers of the brain! Kids love music, so let them learn! Join us the second Friday of every month for this program especially for our youngest bunch! It's also free! To learn more about Musikgarten and how it's beneficial, visit

Registration is not required.

Board Game Saturdays at MRL
The first Saturday of each month
11am – 3pm
Bard Room

This program is open to ages 14 and up.
Drop in the library's Bard Room and play a tabletop game with friends or make new friends at the event.

Storytimes for Kids 2015

No registration is required to attend. This is a free program.

Wigglers (0-24 months) -Tuesdays at 10:30am
Year-round program
Join Ms. Madeline as we 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 Mid August through May
Join Ms. Nancy for stories, crafts, songs, and learning!
Explore your alphabet and more. Lasts about 35-45 minutes!

Tummies and Tales (4-PreK) - Thursdays at 12:00pm
This program runs Mid August through May
Come to this storytime and bring your lunch. There will be a snack provided each week. Join us for stories, games, songs, crafts, and more.Don’t miss each week’s new adventure! Lasts from 35-45 minutes!

Sessions are offered the last Wednesday of each month.

2015 Schedule:

  • January 28
  • February 25
  • March 25
  • April 29
  • May 27
  • June 24
  • July 29
  • August 26
  • September 30
  • October 28
  • November 25 (No Legal Service due to holiday)
  • December 30

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.







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

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