Our Belmont Branch will close today, 1/20/2022, at 2:30pm due to a maintenance issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Effective September 23, 2021, and until further directed, all city employees, contracted vendors, sub-contracted employees, and visitors are required to wear a mask while working or visiting any city owned or operated facility. Masks shall be worn, covering both the nose and mouth, regardless of vaccination status.


A Plethora of Services

Do you know Richmond Public Library offers more than books and movies? Learn a new skill, search your family tree, download a legal form, self-publish your book as an e-book – there’s so much to do at your library.  And if you need help learning how to use these resources or finding your next good book, we are here to help.  Ask us!


Online Resources

Our premium resources

Job Seeker Assistance

Help with job searches, resumes, and career development

Meeting Rooms

Reserve spaces at any of our 9 branches

Self Publishing

Publishing simplified to 3 easy steps

Card Services

Get a Card

Infinite possibilities

Pay a fine

Convenient online payment

Frequently asked questions

Pressing questions answered

Your Library Account

Renew, review fines, and more

Office Services


Interlibrary Loan

Need a book we don't have?


Lend a hand, it feels good.

Website Suggestions / Concerns

Help us make the library website awesome.

Suggest a Title for Purchase

Suggest we purchase a title for our collection.