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All library locations will be open from 10 am - 1 pm on Wednesday, December 24. Libraries will close at 1 pm and remain closed through December 26 for Christmas.

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Richmond Public Library 2014 Wish List

Do you have a wish?  We at the City of Richmond Public Library have many wishes.  Our Friends and Foundation give us tremendous help, but there are always more wishes than those that are granted.  Below is a current list of wishes from our staff.  If you have the capacity to grant a wish call the Foundation office at 804.646.5511 or email Karin Hansen at karin.hansen@richmondgov.com .  
 
1. Ten Laptop Computers for programs, computer tutorials, Homework Help, Literacy Outreach
Price: $1,000 per Laptop
 
2. New, quality preschool picture books to develop Literacy Outreach rotating collections for day-cares
Price: $200 per rotating collection
 
3. 50 copies of "The Neighborhood Mother Goose" by Nina Crews to distribute to families at parenting workshops (contemporary tales with urban setting and children)
Price: $850
 

4. Supplies for Storytimes, children's programs, and after-school activities:

crayons, color paper, foam board, scissors, markers, color pencils, stickers, puzzles, colored pocket folders, note pads
Price: $100
 
5. Supplies for Community Activity Rooms:
Children's ABC rug - $100, Childrens furniture- $1,000, Wall paint - $10
Headphones - $20.00, DVD player $100.00