All About Richland, History & Tourism

They Walked This Land Before Us

29 Nov , 2016  

On Thursday, the Ontario branch of the Mansfield Richland Library will set the clock back a bit – thousands of years, in fact.

The library will host a discussion by Mark Hersman entitled “Ancient People who Walked the Lands of Ontario, Ohio.” Join Mark as he talks about artifacts and shares some hands-on material. A few special surprises will be included. More…

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Library Movies Continue Through 2016

14 Nov , 2016  

The Mansfield /Richland County Public Library Movie series continues throughout this month and next with an interesting variety of films. All movies take place in the Community Room, and are free and open to the public. More…


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Borrow A Kindle Fire At the MRCPL

7 Nov , 2016  

Did you know that you can now borrow a Kindle Fire with your Mansfield/Richland County Public Library library card?

Rental periods are for two weeks, and on the Fire you can read the eBook or eBooks of your choice – either ones pre-loaded on the device or those which can be downloaded from the Library eBook App. Six categories of eBooks come pre-loaded on the Kindle Fires from the MRCPL – Romance, Teen, Mystery & Suspense, SciFi/Fantasty/Horror, and “Clean Reads.” More…

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Get Your Tech On At Your Library

18 Oct , 2016  

The Mansfield Richland County Public Library regularly offers technology-oritented classes and workshops for patrons. Below are events taking place between now and the end of October. Friday events are open for “drop ins,” while the others require pre-registration (call the Computer Lab at 419.521.3146).

Word®-the Basics — Thursday October 20 at 5:30 PM — Learn how to navigate, format text, save, and retrieve a file. Students will learn to use the Cut, Copy and Paste commands to move text, and how to use the Help feature. More…

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An Inside Look At Old Order Amish

13 Oct , 2016  

On October 19 at 6:30 PM, the Friends of the Library, who support the work of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library, will hold its Annual Meeting by hosting a talk by an expert on Amish life.

Dr. Paul Gaus, an Ohio author who has published Amish mysteries based on 35 years of observation and conversation with the Amish folk of Holmes County, will speak. His stories present a view of life among the Old Order Amish, a life rarely shown to strangers. During his presentation he will share tales of interesting experiences with the Amish people he has met over the years. More…

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October Brings Fantasy, Science Fiction, And Scarier Fare

29 Sep , 2016  

It’s a great lineup of movies coming in October at the Main Library of the Mansfield Richland County Public Library – ones matching the arrival of fall in north central Ohio. There’s even a bit of Hitchcock thrown in!

All movies take place in the Community Room, and are free and open to the public. More…


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Richland County Audits Released

27 Sep , 2016  

Two locations in Richland County were included in audits released today by the office of the Ohio Auditor of State.

Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office is responsible for auditing all public entities in Ohio. His office’s stated mission is to protect Ohioans’ tax dollars while aggressively fighting fraud, waste and misuse of public money. More…