Technology At the Library

3D Printing

Get certified on the 3D Printers with our online Tutorial, and explore 3D printing.

Cricut Maker 3

Perfect for craft projects, cut, score, and decorate with hundreds of different materials, such as vinyl, paper, cardstock, felt and more.


Digitize Records & Cassettes

Bring your audio anywhere by making digital copies of your records and cassettes. Easily play on your computer or personal device.

Digitize VHS & Floppy Disks

Preserve more fragile media, such as VHS and Floppy disks, and convert them into a digital file you can easily save and send.

Green Screen

Quickly remove backgrounds to add your own or include special effects using the 12 foot green screen.

Photo Scanner

Take your photos, negatives and film slides and turn them into digital copies. Edit and create using Photoshop CC.

Software At the Library

Click here to find out what software is on our computer stations in the Launchpad to help you with your creative projects.


Library Programs & Events

Animation & Design

Check out animation and design events happening at RPL!

Coding & Robots

Learn more about coding and robotics events at RPL.


See what gaming events are happening at RPL.

Maker Education

Explore hands-on activities to support learning at the Launchpad.

Media Literacy

Join RPL for events focused on learning how to use and analyze media!

Get Involved

Community Projects

Check out RPL’s digital community projects; explore stories and unlock clues to get more of the story.

Drop In Activities

See the drop in events happening at RPL’s Launchpad.


Join the Richmond Public Library Tech Meetup to learn about the latest technologies, meet and network with other technologists, and collaborate with others on creative tech projects.


Learn more about how you can support RPL!

Connect with Staff

1-on-1 Help with Launchpad Resources

Book a session with Digital Services staff to learn more about our Creation Stations for your digital media projects.

Launchpad Demos

Drop in live demonstrations of Launchpad technology and find out about upcoming events and programs.

School Visits & Tour Request Form

Whether you are an educator or have a specialized group you can book a Launchpad visit. We’ll work with you to personalize your experience.

Twitch Live Streams

Play and chat about games, animation, 3D printing, maker education, technology, crafting, DnD and much more on the Richmond Public Library Twitch channel.

Resources & Free Software

Cricut Design Space

Learn how to set up a new Cricut product, browse projects, and start designing.

Cura 3D Slicer

UltiMaker Cura is free printing software that allows users to fine-tune 3D models.

Linked in Learning

Choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts. You can get started with your RPL library card!

Niche Academy

Enjoy tutorials on RPL digital resources, computer basics, student resources and more.

SketchUp Make

Explore this free 3D modeling software.