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Richmond Public Library Richmond Public Library
What's At My Library?

Friendly and welcoming, the Richmond Public Library offers free access to books, DVDs, computers, programs, study space and more at four locations:

» Brighouse (Main) Branch
» Ironwood Branch
» Saturday service at the
Hamilton Community Centre.
» Steveston Branch
» Cambie Branch

We are open seven days a week. Sign up for your free library card today. (Did you know you don't have to live in Richmond to get a library card?)

Library members can enjoy:

Free Borrowing

Try Our DVD dispenser

The library has a large collection of books, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks, video games and magazines. You can borrow and enjoy them at home.

We also have books in languages other than English (including a large Chinese collection) and lots of ESL materials.

Check out our DVD dispenser! It's a robot full of the latest movie and video game releases.


Free Internet Access & Computer Use

You can book a time to use the computers for free. Each person can have up to two hours a day.

Our computers have Internet access, Microsoft Office and other software. We also have kids' computers with educational games. Printing is available at a cost of 20 cents per page. See more information...

Visit our Computer Lab

Free Programs

Free programs for everyone

We offer many kinds of programs for people of all ages, including new immigrants' orientations, daily storytimes for children and computer classes.

Pick up the latest program guide from one of our branches, or check our website's Programs & Services section for updates.


Free Guides to the Web

Use the library website to help you get settled in Canada. Start with our Newcomers' section...

Looking for information on the web? See our subject guides to such practical topics as Health and Chronic Diseases, Job Search, Legal Information and much more. Check out our homework help section for kids.

Don't miss our online practice Driving and Citizenship tests.

Start your research at the Library