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Quick Drop-in Service at all branches. Customers may now visit any Richmond Public Library branch Monday to Friday, from 10:00am to 4:00pm and the Brighouse and Steveston branches on Saturdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm to pick up holds, check out books and receive help from library staff. Capacity limits are in effect and the line-up to enter the library will close by 3:45pm (by 1:45pm on Saturdays). To view available services, visit https://www.yourlibrary.ca/limited-service/.

*NEW* External Book Returns at all Branches. Brighouse and Steveston book returns are open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm daily and Saturdays from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Ironwood and Cambie book returns are open Monday at 9:00am until Friday at 4:00pm.

There is no internal access to book returns at any branch. Due to the volume of returns, and required quarantining of materials (72 hours), it may take several days for items to be cleared from your account. We want to assure you that no late fines will be charged regardless of due date.

*NEW* Drop-in Computer Use. Starting Tuesday September 15, public computer labs are now available at all branches for those who have limited or no access to a computer, the internet, and/or printing. This service is drop-in, first come, first served. Customers may use up to two 45 minute sessions per day. Visit our Public Computers page for dates, times and capacity. Visit our Public Computers page for dates, times and capacity.

*NEW* Access Richmond Guide to Community Resources. This guide highlights a range of City and community resources available to support individuals and families living in Richmond.

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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 study guides (Gr. 3-12)

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

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Curio.ca

Explore 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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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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Popular Items

Dreaming Death

Heather Graham

Grown

Tiffany D. Jackson

How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons)

Barbara Kingsolver

The Humans

Matt Haig

A Match Made in Bed

Cathy Maxwell

Punching the Air

Ibi Zoboi

Old Macdonald Had A Truck

Goetz, Steve

Hugs

Robert Munsch

Eva's Big Sleepover

Elliott, Rebecca

The Very, Very Far North

Bar-el, Dan

Warriors in Winter

Osborne, Mary Pope

Dog Man

Pilkey, Dav

3D CAD With Autodesk 123D

Au, Jesse Harrington

Fabricated

Lipson, Hod

Design and Modeling for 3D Printing

Griffin, Matthew

A Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing

Rigsby, Mike

3D Printing With Autodesk 123D, Tinkercad and MakerBOT

Cline, Lydia Sloan

3D Modeling and Printing With Tinkercad

Kelly, James F.

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Collins, Suzanne

Chain of Gold

Clare, Cassandra

Attack on Titan

Isayama, Hajime

Superman

Bendis, Brian Michael

The Conference of the Birds

Riggs, Ransom

Shout

Anderson, Laurie Halse

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