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Steveston

History

The Steveston Branch of the Richmond Public Library moved to Steveston Community Centre in 1989. The surrounding community has seen an influx of young families in recent years and this is reflected in the heavy daily use of this small branch library (4000 sq. ft.) To serve the reading needs of everyone in the community, the collection consists of books for babies, children and teens, multiple copies of popular Bestsellers, Large Print titles and a wide range of audiovisual material.

Features

  • Storytime six days a week and babytime one a week are offered in the children’s corner
  • There are five desks for individual study and a table for group study
  • Chairs throughout the branch provide space to enjoy a magazine or book
  • 10 computers available through online booking or walk-up:
    • 6 deluxe stations
    • 1 15-min Internet Only station
    • 2 preschool stations
    • 1 digital kids stations
  • Wireless access for laptops throughout branch

Collections

  • Popular material with an emphasis on fiction and non-fiction Bestsellers, large print, mysteries, science fiction, travel, cooking, health, parenting, biographies and house & home
  • Strong children’s collection including books and theme boxes for babies, popular fiction, and great non-fiction books to help with homework
  • Great reads for Young Adults
  • Large DVD/video collection including Chinese movies
  • Audiovisual collection includes CD Books, Music CDs and CDROMs for adults and children
  • Chinese and Japanese books for adults and children
  • Strong collection of French books for children
  • English as a second language materials in a variety of formats and levels
  • Compact reference collection, including consumer information
  • Newspaper and magazine collections in English and Chinese

Contact

Library Cards and Accounts 604-274-2012 (ext. 2)
Information Desk 604-274-2012 (ext. 3)
Branch Head: Susan Walters 604-231-6466