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Here Come The Squirrel Hillbillies

5 Jul , 2018  

Yes, you read that correctly. The Squirrel Hillbillies are scrambling to Mansfield this Sunday, all the way from the “urban forest of Pittsburgh’s East End.”

According to their website, the group will “…emerge to share their eclectic mix of acoustic roots music, spanning folk, country and blues. Rabidly social and clawingly curious, they relish opportunities to interact with diverse audiences. They perform regularly at festivals and folk clubs as well as non-traditional venues across the US and the UK.” More…

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Hey Kids, Can You Dress Like A Rock Star?

27 May , 2018  

For those younger kids who like to do “air guitar” and enjoy their parents (or grandparents) rock n’ roll, here’s your chance to participate in a fun contest.

Children up to those entering Sixth Grade can enter “Dress Like a Rock Star” at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. Dress up and have a photo taken of yourself, or come to the Library and have staff take your picture. More…

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May Is For Movies

7 May , 2018  

Who says you can’t see great films in downtown Mansfield?

The great lineup of free movies offered at the Main Branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library continues this month, with several feature length films – one a winter blockbuster and several aiming at a young audience. More…

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Library And Kingwood Team For StoryWalk

6 May , 2018  

The Mansfield/Richland Public Library and Kingwood Center Gardens are bringing local families a StoryWalk as part of Free National Public Garden Day.

The event will take place from 9 AM to 4 PM on Friday, May 11 at Kingwood. More…

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Popular Children’s Illustrator Coming To Town

1 May , 2018  

How does he do it? How does book illustrator Will Hillenbrand bring magic to the pages of books for children?

Find out first hand next week as the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library presents “An Evening With Will Hillenbrand” at the Main Library in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Survivor And Rescuer Speaking At The MRCPL

16 Apr , 2018  

The True Cost of Narcan: Spoken by a Survivor & Rescuer will be presented at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library on Thursday, April 19 from 5 PM to 6 PM.

The Addict’s Family & Friends is a community action group with the purpose of empowering family members and friends who strive for the well-being of an addicted person. We work to educate and equip each advocate with the knowledge and tools necessary to care for the addicted person, to care for oneself, and to strive for change on a local level. More…

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April Movies At Main Include Best Picture Nominee

2 Apr , 2018  

Free movies shown this month at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s Main Branch in downtown Mansfield include Phantom Thread, a nominee for Best Picture in the recent Academy Awards.

Other movies include at least two for young audiences, both being presented on Saturday afternoons. Movies at Main take place in the Community Room. More…

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Jazz And Song On A Sunday Afternoon

18 Mar , 2018  

You know the tunes and the words – the Great American Song Book contains some of the best known popular and jazz melodies from the first part of the twentieth century.

Hear them again this afternoon, as the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library shares “Just Jazz Live” as a part of its Music @ Main series. More…

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March Movies At Main

26 Feb , 2018  

The great lineup of free movies offered at the Main Branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library continues next month, with several feature length films – one featuring a possible Academy Award winner, and several aiming at a young audience.

These include the following. More…

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Library Unveils Strategic Plan

20 Feb , 2018  

As the old saying goes, “those who fail to plan, plan to fail.” If that is true, count the folks at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library among those who should expect success.

The Library has released its 2018-2019 Strategic Plan, an operational blueprint for the next two years. Noting that the institution has long realized the importance of planning, the new plan emphasizes mission, values, vision, and strategic goals. More…

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Check Out A Monitor To Check Out Your Health

2 Feb , 2018  

Over the last year and a half, we’ve looked at the expanding offerings from the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. In addition to books, that would include other items such as bicycles and wi-fi hotspots.

That list is now growing as Richland Public Health has created an opportunity for customers of the MRCPL and the Marvin Memorial Library in Shelby to check out electronic blood pressure monitoring kits. More…

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February Movies Downtown

31 Jan , 2018  

February brings comedy, adventure, and fantasy to the screen in the Community Room of the Mansfield Richland County Public Library’s downtown location. Movies at Main features the following, all open to the public and shown at no charge. More…