Special Events

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In addition to regularly-scheduled clubs and computer classes, Richardson Public Library offers special events to educate and entertain adults.  Past topics have included the Richardson Reads One Book program, art and photography shows, adult storytelling, and special lectures on history and genealogy.  In addition, the annual Friends of the Richardson Library book sale is held twice each year.  Check our Calendar of Events for a list of upcoming events. 

   Spring 2018 3D Printing

3D Printing and Tinkercad
Saturday, February 17
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Studio RPL (in the Basement)

Build on your 3D Design Skills: Create unique reusable shapes, learn time-saving shortcuts & explore how to export/import resources.  Bring your Tinkercad login info.  Required registration begins January 25. Call 972-744-4359 to register with your library card. 


 Feb March 2018 Lunchtime Lecture

Lunchtime Lecture Series: Andrew Jackson
Tuesdays, February 20 & February 27
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Basement Program Room

Join us for this 4 part series, as Richard Cudlipp talks about Young Jackson growing up in a Young America in part 1.  Part 2 will discuss Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans. In part 3, Jackson gets into politics and part 4 discusses Mr. Jackson as a populist president. 


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     Make Spring Paper Flowers!
     Saturday, March 3
     10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
     Basement Program Room

     For ADULTS and TEENS - Free, but registration is required.
     Call 972-744-4374 to register.


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      Become a Social Media Wiz! 
      Introduction to Facebook
      Saturday, March 24
      10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
      Studio RPL - Basement

Learn how Facebook can reconnect you with acquaintances from your   past, help you keep up with current family and friends, and how to follow your favorite organizations. 

For ADULTS and TEENS - please call 972-744-4359 to register beginning February 25.  Laptops provided, or bring your own device.