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.
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Our history spans two centuries
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Richmond Public Library Foundation
The Richmond Public Library Foundation is a charitable nonprofit established in 1997 for the sole purpose of supporting the Richmond Public Library.