Library Board of Trustees Meeting Rescheduled

January 18, 2022, 4 pm

The library board of trustees meeting has been rescheduled to the above date.  This meeting will be held virtually, but is open to the public.  If you would like to join the meeting, please follow the link below.  

Library Zoom Meeting

In order to join the meeting, use the following login information.

Meeting ID: 858 4948 9146
Passcode: 365110

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Meeting ID: 858 4948 9146
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The bids for the windows project will be opened and voted upon at this meeting.

Invitation for Bids

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Article 5A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, that sealed bids are sought by the Richfield Springs Public Library for replacement of the library windows.

Funding for the project comes from the NYS Library Construction Aid grant.  Permission to proceed with the project is given by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP), due to the historic status of the library building.

Specifications for the project are available on the library website at under the Construction Projects tab.

Sealed bids will be received by the Richfield Springs Public Library Board of Trustees at PO Box 1650, Richfield Springs, NY 13439, until December 23, 2021.

Bid proposals received after the date and time specified in the invitation may be considered unresponsive and may be returned to the Bidder unopened. 

The Richfield Springs Public Library encourages the submission of bids by companies that are certified as Minority-owned, Women-owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. 

The Richfield Springs Public Library reserves the right to reject any and all bids or waive any informality in the bidding.

The bids will be opened at the next Library Board of Trustees public meeting on January 11th at 4 pm.  The winning bid will be announced in the newspapers as well as on our Facebook page and the library website

Online Library Card Registration

If you don’t have a library card with us or the Four County Library System and would like to take advantage of all they have available, but can’t stop into the library right now, follow this link to sign up for a temporary card.

Online Registration

Four County Library system has a lot to offer online as well as in the libraries themselves.  Once you sign up for the temporary card, we will be notified, and set you up with a permanent card, which you can pick up at the library, or we can mail it to you.

Summer Reading Program 2021

The Summer Reading Program starts Friday, June 11th.  Stop into the library, sign up to participate, and pick up your reading record and schedule of events!

All reading records will be due back on August 27th so we can prepare your prizes, which will be given out on August 31st.

All ages are welcome to participate and all are welcome to attend the programs.

Have a great Summer and Read on!

Computer Basics Class

Computer Basics class is held on the last Friday of the month at 4 pm.  Join us to learn how to work with email, Facebook, 4 County Library System, and Microsoft Office programs on your computers, tablets, etc.  Many other electronics topics will be discussed and instructed.  All questions are welcome.  We have a limited supply of computers available so please bring your own laptop/tablet.

Mask Mandate

Please note, despite the new mask mandate, the Richfield Springs Public Library still requires a mask to be worn when you come into the library. As we serve patrons who are still at-risk, until the COVID-19 vaccine is available to all individuals, we ask that you adhere to our requirements.
If you are working at the computers, or in the memorial room at the tables, you are welcome to remove your mask.
Thank you for your cooperation.

Seeking Library Volunteers

The library is seeking volunteers for programming and working the circulation desk. If you are interested in helping out at the library, please fill out the application in the link below and return it to Mindy’s E-mail,, or bring it into the library.
Help is mainly needed on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 11am – 5pm, and Tuesdays from 11am – 4:30pm. You do not need to work those full hours, the more volunteers we can get, the merrier! We are flexible.