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Public Library

Mother and Child Reading in Library About the Library
The Richmond Public Library offers lots of fun, free resources for everyone. To get a free library card, visit any of our four library branches and bring in a piece of identification with your address on it. 

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We offer:

  • Books in ten languages
  • DVD movies
  • Computer and the Internet use for free
  • Homework and research help from librarians
  • Programs for children, teens and adults 
  • Comfortable reading lounges
  • Large selection of magazines and newspapers.

Open seven days a week and it's all free!

Children & Youth

  • Daily family storytimes for kids of all ages
  • Free Summer Reading Club
  • Programs for teens
  • Plenty of quiet study space for students

Programs for Everyone
For adult new immigrants:

  • Weekly New Immigrant Orientation Seminars offer practical information in English with Mandarin interpretation
  • Weekly Parents’ Support Series on educational topics, in English with Mandarin/Cantonese interpretation

For Adults:

  • English and Chinese Reading Clubs
  • Health related programs
  • Practical programs on a variety of topics

Visit to see our selection of programs and to register.

Library Links

Contact Us

Library hours and locations:
Phone: 604-231-6401
or visit:

Program Registration:
Phone: 604-231-6413