Our Mission: Inform Enrich Empower
The mission of the Richmond Public Library is to inform, enrich, and empower Richmond’s residents: to enrich lives and expand opportunities for all citizens by promoting reading and the active use of cultural, intellectual, and information resources through a dedication to excellence and professional service.
So much to discover
Our history spans two centuries
Our strategic plan guides our path
Visit any of our nine branches
2019 Holiday Schedule
Check here to see if we're open
Our operations defined
Richmond Public Library Board
Correspondence to Board Members should be addressed to the Main Library, 101 E. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23219, or call (804) 646-2547.