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InPerson Author Lecture Series
Taylor Stevens

Taylor Stevens

Dessert & Coffee with New York Times best selling author, Taylor Stevens.

Author of The Informationist, The Innocent, The Vessel, The Catch and The Doll. Her newest book, The Mask, hits newstands June 30th.

Taylor will talk about her journey from growing up as a child raised without an education in cult communes to becoming a bestselling novelist.

Thursday, June 11, 7-9pm more

Book Sale

The spring Book Sale dates are set!

Friday, April 24th  10:00 - 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 25th  10:00 - 5:00 pm
Sunday, April 26th  2:00  -  5:00 pm

Learn more about Book Sales here 

Can't Break the Hobbit?

The Friends of the Library are excited to announce a program with the Richardson Symphony Orchestra String Quartet on Sunday, March 1st. details

A Musical Evening at the  Library

The Friends of the Library are excited to announce a program with the Richardson Symphony Orchestra on April 2nd. details

Little Free Library

Learn more about this exciting new program from your Friends and get one for your neighborhood!

Little Free Libraries have been installed at The Friends Reading Garden, Arapaho Heights, Duck Creek, Heights Park, The Y, Richland Park and The Fairways of Sherrill Park and more are coming soon. more

2014 Audio Book Challenge

An incredible opportunity! For every dollar you donate, two dollars in matching donations will be made. $1000.00 in donations will become $3000.00! more
Collected: $1,150.00
Goal: $1,000.00

Annual Meeting

"Table of Contents"
An event featuring Jerome Weeks of KERA

Tuesday, September 9th, 6pm 
Aboca's Italian Grill

details - president's message

Book Sale

The fall book sale dates are set!

Thursday,October 9th. 6:00 -  8:30pm
(preview night for FOL members only)

Friday, October 10th. 10:00 - 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 11th. 10:00 - 5:00 pm
Sunday, October 12th. 2:00  -  5:00 pm
(Bag night. All the books you can fit in an FOL supplied bag for $10!)

Learn more about Book Sales here 

Trash Bash

 April 26, 9:00 - 1:00pm
Located at City Hall

At Trash Bash, volunteers from various organizations will be collecting electronics for recycling, clothing for Network, plastic grocery bags, books, magazines, CDs and DVDs. People can also bring paper to be shredded.

Many of the collected books and electronic media are then sold at the FOL Book Sale.

SUCCESS! The Trash Bash is over and FOL collected some great "trash". We appreciate everyone who dropped off items and the people who volunteered to work the event.

Read the press release here

Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News recognizes FOL gift
to fund Learn4Life at the Richardson Public Library

InPerson Author Lecture Series

Featuring Susannah Charleson

see image from the event here

This event is open to the public!

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. lecture
Richardson Civic Center Grand Hall
411 W. Arapaho Rd., Richardson, Texas

Author Susannah Charleson tells the compelling stories of her search-and-rescue and therapy dogs in “Scent of the Missing” and the recently released “The Possibility Dogs.” Meet her and the dogs behind the stories at FOL’s 2014 InPerson Author Lecture.

$20 Reception & Lecture
$15 Lecture Only
Register for the event here
Learn more about the author here.



Upcoming Events

11 Jun 2015 7:00 PM • Canyon Creek Country Club

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