All Richmond Public Library locations will be closed Friday, June 18, and Saturday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth. Our Online Services are available 24/7.

Online Programs

Online Programs

Wow! Look what’s going on at RPL!

We’ve got storytimes, STEAM video craft times, Writer’s Workshops, and more!

Browse our list of online programs and sign up today!

What's Happening

Mini Masterpieces

Multiple Dates

3:30 - 4:30pm

Join us live through Zoom as we paint our own mini masterpieces! Every other week we will be learning how to create a different work of art either by tackling a painting tutorial together or learning from the expertise of library staff.


Book Buzz

New Video every 3rd Monday

Find your next great read here! Check out Book Buzz on RPL’s YouTube channel, a monthly video series that talks about some of the great books the library has to offer. Each of the three videos appeals to a different age group. New videos are uploaded on the third Monday of each month, and direct links to each video will be added once they are available on YouTube. This month's topics are: Preschool- Springtime Tween- Adventure Stories Teen- Retellings

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Storytime Unwind

Every Friday

4:30m - 5:30pm

What better way to unwind than with a good book. Join us on Facebook Live for a fun family friendly storytime. We'll feature a new Youth Services staff member and book every week!

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Middle Grade Monday

Every Monday

4:00 - 4:30pm

oin us on Facebook Live every Monday afternoon at 4pm to where we'll introduce you to some of our favorite middle grade books. Each week, one of the RPL youth services team will read to you a few chapters from one of their favorite middle grade reads then share why they think YOU should finish the book. Then, we hope you'll give it a try and share your thoughts with us using the hashtags #rplmgm and #middlegrademoday.

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Literary Lego Club

3rd Wednesday

4:00 - 5:30

Join us on Zoom to listen to a book, then build a lego creation based on that story.


LIve Preschool Storytime

Every Thursday

10:30 - 11:15am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive storytime for ages 2 ½ -5. After registration, you will receive a Zoom link and password for the event. Check out the link below to download a copy of some of our frequently used songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.


Book Babies & Toddlers Virtual Zoom Storytime

Every Tuesday

10:30 - 11:00am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 24months with their caregiver.


RPL Presents

Every Wednesday

Join us on our YouTube channel every Wednesday morning for new Full STEAM Ahead video. If you're feeling impatient, we have plenty of recorded craft videos available to stream right now on our channel.


Young Writer's Workshop

September - January

Do you have a great idea for a story, but not sure what to do next? Have you ever stared at a blank page and an equally blank mind? We can help! Our workshop for TWEENS age 10-14 will run September - January over our new Discord server.

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