About RPL

Richmond Public Library has been proudly serving the Richmond, BC, community since 1976. Our mission is to create opportunities to learn, connect, and belong.

Libraries are at the of their communities.

Richmond Public Library is now fine free! Permanently removing fines supports lifelong learning by ensuring library resources remain accessible to everyone in our community throughout their lifetime, regardless of circumstance.

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Get Involved with RPL

Support RPL by making a donation or volunteering your time.

Board Members

The public library board is a governance board, responsible for directing the policies, goals and objectives of the library and for advocating for the library in the community.

Annual Reports

Read our official annual reports.


Donate online to support your library.

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Richmond Public Library are advocates and supporters of library services in Richmond, B.C.

Jobs at RPL

Come join us and make your library even better.

Library Policies

Read our official library policies and statements.

Press Releases

Read our official press releases.