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Bricks And Books

18 Mar , 2019  

It has been said that books are like bricks in building an education; the more you read, the taller the structure becomes.

In Mansfield, avid readers can enjoy both at the same time through the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s Brickyard Books program. More…

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Movies At Main During March

3 Mar , 2019  

Free movies shown this month at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s Main Branch in downtown Mansfield feature several films which will provide escapes from late winter temperatures and doldrums.

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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Main Library Re-Opens; See Video Of What’s New

22 Feb , 2019  

The Main Library on West Third Street in downtown Mansfield has re-opened after a week’s closure to update its main entrance and Circulation Area.

New seating areas, new paint and carpets, and a new color scheme are featured.

The work done is consistent with the Mansfield-Richland County Public Library’s 2018-2019 Strategic Plan. In that document, the strategic goal to Foster Customer Relationships included an emphasis on “creating welcoming spaces.” More…

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Main Library To Close For One Week As Updates Continue

6 Feb , 2019  

It’s an old but still valid expression – “No pain, no gain.”

Or, put another way, there are times in life when a bit of inconvenience can provide a pathway to bigger and better things. Such is the case next week at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s Main Library on West Third Street in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Library Gets Online Makeover

4 Feb , 2019  

Since we have been publishing, we have highlighted several Richland County organizations, churches, and businesses that have updated their respective web presence.

Recently, the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library has joined that number. More…

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Health Information Kiosks Installed At County Libraries

5 Jan , 2019  

Richland Public Health, through a grant provided by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, is providing internet-connected Health Information Kiosks at all Mansfield/Richland County Public Library locations.

The kiosks have internet-enabled Apple iPads in them that are pre-loaded to connect to National Institute of Health (NIH) websites. Each app on the screen contains information that has been verified to contain evidence-based information to help improve access to important information. More…

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January At Movies At Main Brings Suspense, Comedy, And A Bit Of Horror

26 Dec , 2018  

It’s one of the best deals around. Each month, the Mansfield/Richland County Main Library in downtown Mansfield shows recently released movies at no charge.

This coming month, the usual great line-up of Movies at Main shown at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s downtown Mansfield location includes a biopic about Neil Armstrong, the return of one of England’s “greatest” undercover agents, and many more. More…

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Main Library, Mad Science

22 Sep , 2018  

The popular “Mad Science” series, a staple at the Main Library of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library for over ten years, continues this fall with three exciting hands-on experiences.

Join the Library’s team of mad scientists as they perform wacky experiments that will amaze and entertain. You may even have the opportunity to get involved in the action as you learn about scientific principles. More…

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Virtual Printing Arrives In Mansfield Courtesy Of Your Friendly Public Library

4 Sep , 2018  

The Mansfield/Richland County Public Library continues to step into the future by offering its patrons new types of services, including those tied to advances in technology.

The latest such advance comes with the MRCPL’s new MobilePrint Service™. With MobilePrint, you can use your personal computer, smartphone, or Wi-Fi or Internet connect mobile device to actually print to the Library’s printers from anywhere! More…

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MRCPL Says Hello To Lynda

30 Aug , 2018  

It’s the newest database at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library, and it’s an amazing one.

The MRPCL now offers access to Lynda.com to its patrons via an online interface. Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. More…

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Library Continues Tech Upgrade With New Tool

7 Aug , 2018  

The Mansfield/Richland County Public Library recently took another step into the future with a bump up in technology.

In a press release issued last week, Patron Point announced that the MRCPL has implemented its patron relationship management platform, also called Patron Point. More…

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Stephen King Film Festival Continues

27 Jul , 2018  

The next film in the Renaissance Theatre’s Stephen King Film Festival will be the newest version of “IT,” on August 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM. The film festival is presented thanks to funding from Charles P. Hahn, Cleveland Financial with the guest speaker provided by the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. More…

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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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