All Richmond Public Library locations will be closed Tuesday, November 3, for Election Day. The Main Library's polling place will be open for voting. Our Online Services are available 24/7.

Richmond Public Library is transitioning to being open beginning October 19, 2020. Visit our Reopening Page to learn more about our phased reopening plan and what services are expanding.

About

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 Past

Our history spans two centuries

Our Future

Our strategic plan guides our path

Locations

Visit any of our nine branches

2020 Holiday Schedule

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Library Policy

Our operations defined

Richmond Public Library Board


Richmond Public Library Foundation