Fun for the familyPosted: December 18th, 2014

craft funEnjoy fun time with the family – without pulling out your wallet! Bring the kids in for free craft programs at the library during the schools’ winter break. On Monday, Dec. 22, we’re having an indoor snowball fight (kindergarten through third grade only please). On Tuesday, Dec. 23, kids in fourth grade and older can create light-up holiday cards. After Christmas, we’re holding a Mini Maker Camp featuring all kinds of fun science stations on Monday, Dec. 29. Click on the program name on the calendar for all the details!

Afternoon Book ClubPosted: December 15th, 2014

shorelinesRitter’s afternoon book club meets every third Thursday at 1 p.m. in the library. Check the online calendar to find out what we’re reading next. Then order a copy and join us for a lively conversation. New members are always welcome! The group meets Thursday, Dec. 18 to talk about ” Promise Not to Tell” by Jennifer McMahon. Next month, the club is reading “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline. Call 967-3798 to reserve your copy today. The new year is a great time to join the group!

Santa’s little helpers!Posted: December 11th, 2014

popThis holiday season, you’ll find lots of free fun for the family at Ritter. Kids of all ages can enjoy after-school craft programs as well as fun things to do during the schools’ winter break. Check the calendar for all the details!
Kids in kindergarten through third grade can learn how to make paper pop-ups and create their own holiday cards at a free program Monday, Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. Please let us know you’re coming so we can prepare. Call 967-3798 or sign up online.


Holiday ConcertPosted: December 9th, 2014

Friends of Ritter invite you to ring in the holiday season at a free concert featuring the Vermilion Community Music Association band Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. The band will play a selection of holiday favorites and Friends will serve complimentary cookies and punch and hold several free prize drawings!  The concert is open to the public.

New Book Club!Posted: December 3rd, 2014

adults who readA new book club is forming at Ritter – for adults who love to read titles labeled YA, for young adults. You know the books – think Harry Potter and Hunger Games. No shame! We love these titles!

So let’s start with “We Were Liars” by e. lockhart. Call 967-3798 to request a copy – we’ve got a bunch already set aside. You’ll love it – “wildly addictive” and “thrilling and blisteringly smart”. Then we’ll talk – Monday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m.

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