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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

2024 Holiday Schedule

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Library Policy

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Our Past

Our history spans two centuries

Our Future

Our strategic plan guides our path

Richmond Public Library Board

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