Mondays @ 10:00AM & 1:00PM (STORYTIME)​​
November 12- no storytime
We sing, read stories and make crafts that help develop pre-reading skills. Best for ages 0-5, all ages welcome.

Mondays @ 12-2PM (GED/HSE TUTORING)
November 5,19, and 26
GED/ HSE Tutoring
The Providing Academic Support Success (PASS) offers a strategy for high school exam preparation. Practice tests are available. Tutors help students evaluate areas they need to strengthen prior to taking the test. Work is assigned individually, with one-on-one support. There is no cost to participants, start at any time, self-paced learning, individualized tutoring, and they have six different locations. Currently, at the Ray County Library, the PASS program meets every Monday in the Community Room from 12-2pm. interested individuals can contact the front desk or call 816-726-6717.

Tuesdays @ 4:00 pm - 5:00pm (FAMILY PROGRAMS BEST FOR AGES 5-12)

November 6, Evening Storytime: We sing, read stories and make crafts that help develop pre-reading skills. Best for ages 0-7, all ages welcome.

November 13, Owl Moon:  We will read Owl Moon by Jane Yolen and then sew a felt owl.

November 20, Tour the Library Night: For Parents and school-age children.  Take a virtual tour of our online catalog, learn about how to pick the right book for your children, take a guided tour of the library collection and apply for a library card if needed.

November 27,  Marbles, Building Bricks and Robots:  Learn to play marbles, create with building bricks and experiment with robots.

Wednesdays @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm  (TEEN TIME FOR AGES 12-18)
November 7, 14,  and 28.
Teen Time at the library will include chess, robotics, board games, craft projects, snacks, cooking and more.


November 12, 2018 (CLOSED)
The Ray County Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day

November 22 and 23, 2018 (CLOSED)
The Ray County Library will be closed for Thanksgiving

November 1st -December 21st  ( Food for Fines)
Each donated non-perishable food item will equal $1 payment for fines on your library account and help feed our community.

November 1st - December 21st ( I love my Library)
Stop in and tell us why you love our library and get a chance to win the I love my Library basket

November 1st , 2018 @ 5:00 pm (ADULT PROGRAM)
Voyager Night is for adults with special needs. We will be creating a craft and celebrating what we are thankful for. Make sure to stop in and make some fall decorations.

November 8th, and 29th 2018 @ 4:45 pm (ADULT PROGRAM)
NEW Knitting and crocheting group will be here in our meeting room.

November 14, 2018  @ 6:00 PM (ADULT PROGRAM)
Resilience Film Screening  Presented in partnership by Ray County Public Library and Ray County Coalition
Separate youth activities will be provided
Registration is required by Nov. 9, 2018
https://goo.gl/forms/VgCYU7tLVIAZr94B2 and 816-776-5104

November 15, 2018 @ 5:15 pm ( ADULT PROGRAM )
We will be decorating mason jars for the Winter season. Please follow the link below to register, there are 10 spots available.

November 8th, 2018 @ 9:30 am Monthly Ray County Board of Directors Meeting
  Regular Monthly Meeting of the Ray County Board of Trustees

November 26th, 2018 @ 10:00 am (Blood Drive )
Community Blood Center will be here from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. This is a partnership with the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and the Ray County Library. Book your appointment today at esavealifenow.org, enter sponsor code: Richmond CC.

November 28th, 2018 @ 12 pm (ADULT BOOK CLUB)

November 29th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm Self Defense Class  (Adult Program)
This class is a partnership between the Ray County Sheriff's Department and the Ray County Library.  There is a ten person limit and attendees must be 18 years or older to participate. Please register at the link below or call the Ray County Library at 816-776-5104.     https://goo.gl/forms/Qq4ctlty72yrP3412

SPECIAL Activities & Assistance

  • FREE Genealogy Assistance
  • Outreach
  • Reserve a Librarian

Featured Basket
of the Month

Come into the library and enter in for the drawing of the September basket!

"The leaves may fall and the air may turn cold, but a good book will warm the soul"

2018 Basket Winners

  1. Managing Director
    January Patron Appreciation Basket
  2. Managing Director
    February Valentine's Day Basket
  3. Managing Director
    March Basket - Spring is Coming
  4. Managing Director
    April Basket - When it Rains it Pours
  5. Managing Director
    May Basket
  6. Managing Director
    Bookmobile Summer Basket
  7. Managing Director
    August Basket - Find a Good Tree to Read Under
  8. Managing Director
    September Basket
  9. Managing Director
    October Basket
  10. Managing Director
    November Basket
  11. Managing Director
    December Basket

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