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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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Join us for an Exclusive After Hours special event at the library. Take a tour back in time to meet some of our dearly departed library leaders and historic icons from years gone by. Our elusive library spirits will be re-enacted by actors throughout the library. Learn local history as the stories come to life.

Among the guests are beloved library figures from the past:

Robert Morrisson
Caroline M. Reeves
Mary Taylor Foulke
William Dudley Foulke
Sarah Wrigley
Harriet Bard
Clarence Brown

This event is free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be served.
Suitable for all ages.
Print the Event Flyer.

Stock up on your supply of winter reading!
Most items are $1.00 or less!

Donated material includes a wide range of fiction and
non-fiction: books on biography, cooking, education,
history, home and garden, self-help, social sciences and
romance novels, mysteries, thrillers and much more.

The stock of books will be replenished continuously.

Cash and Checks Accepted for purchases.

All sale proceeds benefit Morrisson-Reeves Library.

"Things We Often Overlook"
Photo Exhibit at MRL

September 17 - October 29
(event flyer)


Satya Banga is a self-taught fine art photographer living in Richmond, Indiana. His art exhibition is a vibrant collection of photos inspired by day to day things that are usually overlooked. His series of images showcase this talent with sometimes hard-to-identify edited and cropped photos of vintage autos, buildings, and vegetation.


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
12pm 4pm
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 2014

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 for 2014:

  • October 29
  • November 26, 2014 (NO SERVICE this Wednesday due to the holiday)
  • Dec. 31, 2014 (NO SERVICE this Wednesday due to the holiday)

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.








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

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