Library

Pad of paper with New Year’s Resolution: Get a library card

Start 2020 off right - With a library card!

A library card is the key that unlocks all the resources of the Richmond Public Library: books, e-books, audiobooks, computer access, and more

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New Books

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Featured Programs & Services

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Immigration Lawyer at the Library

StoryTime

Story Time

Story times for infants through preschool.

Multiple times and locations.

Learn More.

Homework Help

Homework Help!

Grades K-6th

Tuesdays & Wednesdays
3:00-5:00 PM
Main Library
Children's Room

More information:
510-620-6557

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Reading Buddies

Volunteer tutors help children develop their reading skills.

Thursdays
3:00-5:00 PM
Main Library
Children’s Room

More information:
510-620-6557

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Doll Collection

Did you know you can check out and take home American Girl dolls from the Children's Room? Learn more.

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Scholarships

Getting ready for college? Check our scholarships page!

Ebooks & Electronic Resources

Accessible with your library card

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Discover & Go passes for museums 

Knowledge City - update your business skills

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Basic ESL - Learn English!

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