Monday, December 1, 2014

Christmas at the Hamilton

The Friends of the Library are hosting a tour of the Hamilton Mansion.
Thomas Wyler and Mike Kohler have graciously opened their doors to the community. They have allowed the Friends of the Library to conduct tours for $5.00 per person. Come see the Mansion in its various stages of remodeling and support the Ripley Free Library. Tour hours are as follows:
December 6th     1-3 pm
December 13th   1-3 pm
December 20th    6-8pm (candlelight tour)

Monday, November 24, 2014

The Ripley Free Library is extending a very huge THANK YOU to everyone who made our auction a success. This is truly a collective effort by many many people. Without people like you, this library would cease to exist. You all really keep it going.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Don't forget! Mark your calendars! Noble Winery, November 22, 2014 starting at 2pm. There will be a Silent Auction, then a Live Auction with a Bake Sale. Come do some early Christmas shopping.
Refreshments will be served and wine is available for purchase. Come early, stay late, have a great time. Come support the Ripley Free Library!

Monday, October 13, 2014

So Many Things Going On

Ripley Free Library has so many things going on. We really need to have you stop in and see us. Catch up on what is going on, join in on our activities and just have fun with us. Oh yeah, don't forget to read. Here is a short list of what is going on.
     1. Poetry and Writing on Tuesday and Thursday
           2. Accepting new items for our Silent and Live Auction to be held on November 22nd. 2:00pm-to-finish at NobleWinery.
        3. Tutoring with Thompson will start on November 4th at 6:00pm. Geared for students who need help with their Government classes, but everyone is welcome. Bring your books, questions and of course yourselves. We will cover whatever you need to know.
        4.  This year Halloween will be held at the Hamilton Mansion. The Library has teamed up with the Mansion and the Bicentennial Committee to celebrate Halloween. Come visit the "Mad Scientist Lab" you may find a mutant librarian there.
        5. Ada Filutze will once again offer her famous "One Stroke Painting Classes." These will begin on Nov. 1 from 9:30-11:30 on Saturday mornings. This is a four week class and is free, however students must supply their own materials. Stop in to register and pick up a materials list.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Annual Auction


The Ripley Free Library is hosting their annual auction again. There is a twist this year! We are having both a SILENT and LIVE auction. It is also being held at...wait for it.... NOBLE WINERY!!!

Mark your calendars for November 22, 2014. Stay tuned for more info.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Poetry and Writing return to Ripley Free Library

Mo Ferree and Robyn Albright are at it again!!
Miss Mo will be offering a dynamic five week course in poetry, to be held on Thursday nights at 6:00. (no class held on Oct. 9)Poetry classes will begin Sept. 25, 2014 and conclude Oct. 30, 2014. Come in and learn what she has to offer. You will be glad you did.

Additionally, Miss Robyn will be teaching an exciting writing class to be held on Tuesday nights at 6:00. The writing class begins on Oct. 7, 2014 and concludes on Oct. 30, 2014.
These two classes will work in conjunction with each other. The last night will all come together with both classes meeting on October 30, 2014. As you can imagine there will be a Halloween theme to these classes. Please join us for a spooky good time.