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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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Getting Jazzy - Holiday Concert
Wednesday, December 2nd
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Bard Room

Join us for the Richmond Jazz Orchestra - Getting' Jazzy concert featuring local musicians.

Get yourself into the holiday mood with this beautiful music.
This concert is offered free of charge


The Alternative Gift Fair held at MRL
Saturday, December 5th
12:00pm – 3:00pm in the Bard Room

The Fair is organized by a group of local women in an effort to make gift giving more sustainable and meaningful for their community!

The MRL Author's Fair
Saturday, December 5th
12:00pm – 3:00pm in the Upper Lobby

Join us for our first ever Local Author's Fair at MRL!
Meet local authors and have an opportunity to hear their stories as well as have an opportunity to do some holiday shopping by purchasing their books.

Participating Authors: Connie Wooldridge, Sue King, Steve Martin, Tim Kamps, Patrick Smoker and Janet L. Jackson.

Author's interested in participating, please contact Jenie Lahmann at MRL - 966-8291 ext. 103 or email Limited spots available.

Pine Cone Decorating for Kids
Saturday, December 5th
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Children's Programming Room

Join us in Children's Services for a fun time decorating pine cones! All supplies are provided.

Coverage to Care: A Roadmap to Better Care and a Healthier You
Tuesday, December 8
6:30PM in the Bard Room

This workshop will explain what health insurance coverage is and how to use it to get the primary care and preventative services to help you and your family live long, healthy lives.

This workshop is being offered by Sheila Spears from ASPIN Care. ASPIN is a Healthcare navigator and can assist in selecting healthcare, HIP 2.0, Marketplace choices and so much more.

Let's Paint Snowmen at MRL
Let's Paint Snowmen on Slate! Make a holiday wall hanging perfect to display in your home or give away as a special gift.
Wednesday, December 9
10am – 12pm
In the Bard Room

One stroke is a technique that was created by Donna Dewberry. We will shade, blend and highlight with one stroke of the brush. No experience needed. All supplies are provided. Taught by Marilyn Tentler Level 2 One Stroke Certified Instructor.

There is a fee of $30 for the supplies for the workshop. This money can be paid to the instructor upon entry to the class. Limited to 15 participants. Please register.

Registration is required. Scroll up to the Google Event Calendar and select the Let's Paint Snowmen at MRL Workshop.

Join in the Conversation!

Book Club Sessions will meet in the Brown Room on the specified dates listed. Books may be picked up at the Reference Desk beginning on the registration dates listed. Registration for this club is limited. Sign-up today! There is no charge for this event.

Book Discussion: October 21st in the Brown Room
Time: 11:00am - 12:00om
Title: All Over but the Shoutin’
Author: Rick Bragg
Registration Begins: September 16th

See the Event Flyer

Latino Americans 500 Years of History
Film Festival, Discussion and Refreshments
September 8, 2015 - March 8, 2016

Join us as we partner with IU East for the film series that runs through March 2016.
All films start at 5:30pm and are free and open to the public. Please note the location for the events. Some films will be shown at MRL and others will be shown at IU East.

Event Flyer | IU East outlines the series | For info:

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 and 5:30 pm
This program runs September through May
Come and 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 September through May
Join Ms. Nancy for stories, crafts, songs, and learning!
Explore your alphabet and more. Lasts about 35-45 minutes!

Adventurers storytime (4-5 yrs) - Thursdays at 10:30 am
This program runs September through May
Join Miss Kathy for a fun time of reading, crafts, and music! Lasts about 35-45 minutes!

Sessions are offered the last Wednesday of each month.

2015 Schedule:

  • November 25 (No Legal Service due to holiday)
  • December 30 (No Legal Service due to holiday)

2016 Schedule:

  • January 27, 2016

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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Friday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:30am - 4:00pm

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