Curbside Holds Pickup now available. As library staff process and prepare holds, we will contact customers to set up a time for contactless holds pickup. We have thousands of holds to get to and we appreciate your patience! Branch holds pickup will soon follow.

Brighouse book returns are open Monday to Friday from 9:00am until they are full each day.

Branch book returns at Cambie, Ironwood and Steveston are open every Monday at 10:00am and will close when full or by Thursday at 4:30pm.

We want to assure you that no late fines will be charged and all due dates will continue to be extended to July 31.

Online resources Richmond residents and cardholders can access from home

ebooks & audiobooks

Download popular titles and best-selling digital titles. Richmond Public Library card and Richmond residency required.
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ebooks for children

Download animated and interactive story books for families and ESL learners. Richmond Public Library card and Richmond residency required.
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Online education

Build skills with video courses on animation, 3D software, business & technology. Richmond Public Library card required.
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Online language learning

Learn from your choice of over 80 languages, with instruction available in over 50 different languages. Richmond Public Library card required.
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Streaming movies & music

Watch TV shows and listen to music on your tablet, smartphone, or computer. Richmond Public Library card and Richmond residency required.
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Online Study Guides (Gr. 3-12)

Access tutorials, flash cards, and tests for math, science & English. Progress reporting for parents and tutors is available. Richmond Public Library card required.
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Curio.ca

Specifically-selected content for students of all ages, plus teacher guides added weekly from CBC’s documentary, news and children’s programming. Library card not required.
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Digital newspapers

Read newspapers and magazines online from over 100 countries, available in over 60 languages. Richmond Public Library card required.
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Digital magazines

Browse hundreds of popular magazines including back issues for some. Richmond Public Library card and Richmond residency required.
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