Events for Adults at the Library

Nov 17, 7:00pm Mudbound: the movie

Join us on opening night for the movie "Mudbound," based on Hillary Jordan's novel of the same name.  This was the Tale for Three Counties' book in 2011.  Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the movie will begin at 7:00 pm.  Discussion to follow. 

Rated: R  Run time: 134 min.

This free program is for adults and is being held after-hours in the Gallery Room.  The main part of the library will not be open.


Nov 20, 6:30pm Christmas Cards

This popular class, taught by Jenn Cascell, will allow you to make a variety of cards.  Registration is required, and $5.00 is due at the time of registration to cover supplies.  Participants are asked to bring the following scissors, a paper trimmer, pencil, ruler, and (optional) distress ink and applicator. 

Nov 30, 6:30pm Local Author Book Fair

The library is hosting a Local Author Book Fair, starting at 6:30 pm with a panel discussion presented by three distinguished writers: Bill Kauffman, Steven Huff, and J.R. Toriseva.  Browse the library at 7:30 pm to meet many local authors who will have their books for sale.

The following authors will be at the library to meet visitors and sign copies of their books  (books will be available to purchase): Larry Barnes, Marlene Burling, Kathryn Donahue, Lynda Gaetano, Thomas McFarland, David Neth, Judi Piscitello, Rick Pryll, Pam Reed, Diane Rivoli, Linda Schmidt, Lisa Scott, Laura Shortridge, Rob Thompson, Jennifer Wood (for the late Denniston Wood), Kristina Yadloczky (writing as Kristina Adair), and Suzanne Zewan.

For more information, please call the library at 585-343-9550 ext. 8. 


Dec 4, 6:30pm Evening Book Discussion

Read and be ready to discuss Born a Crime by Trevor Noah.  Copies will be available at the front desk one month prior to the discussion.

Dec 6, 8:00am Adult Book Discussion

Read and be ready to discuss Born a Crime by Trevor Noah.  Copies will be available at the front desk one month prior to the discussion.  Coffee and tea served.

Dec 13, 6:30pm Writers' Group

This group meets monthly and is for adults interested in writing, meeting other writers, and practicing and sharing their writing.  JoNelle Toriseva, a member of GCC's English faculty, is the facilitator.  Registration is not required.  Please call the library at 343-9550, if you have questions.

Dec 14, 7:00pm Charles Dickens Presents "A Christmas Carol" starring Mike Randall

Charles Dickens Presents “A Christmas Carol” a solo performance starring Mike Randall.  WKBW-TV’s chief meteorologist will perform a live, solo performance of the classic Dickens story acting out more than 25 characters.

Dec 16, 2:00pm Lester Holiday Revels

 Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia will host “Lester Holiday Revels”.  Come listen to a Celtic Holiday Revel with the husband and wife duo, Howard and Mary Lester, who have been performing together since 1988.  Mary combines her heavenly voice and Irish harp mastery with a deep love and understanding of the language and music of Ireland and Scotland.   Howard ratchets the excitement up several notches. He adds the genres of old time, Cajun, klezmer, playing fiddle, banjo, and sometimes the bodhran drum.  For more information call the library at (585) 343-950 or visit our web sit at

Apr 9, 7:00pm Public Information Meeting/Board of Trustees Meeting

 Public hearing of the 2018 Budget Vote and Trustee Election at the Richmond Memorial Library.  The monthly Board of Trustees meeting will be held afterward.

May 3, 5:00pm Library Budget Vote and Trustee Election

2018-2019 Library Budget Vote and Trustee Election for residents of Batavia City School District

Adult Summer Programs

Exercise Your Mind...Read is the theme of the 2016 summer reading club. Flyers are available in the library.

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