ebooks, Audiobooks, and Learning

Libby by Overdrive

All your favourite ebooks and audiobooks in one place.


Watch and read interactive children’s stories online. Includes a variety of stories and non-fiction books, as well as interactive games and puzzles.


Online study and exam preparation for the British Columbia curriculum, available for grades 3-12. Access tutorials, flash cards, and practice tests for match, science, and English.

Around the Library

The Importance of Play

Learning how play is central to cognitive development and social well-being for children.

Kids’ Favourite Reads

Favourite books reviewed by Richmond kids.

Library Collections for Kids

Collections featuring hands-on learning material for children, families, and educators.

Library Tours at RPL

Teachers, bring your class in for a visit! Find the application form for a customizable tour here.

More Resources for Families

Finding Child Care in Richmond

Find child care options for your family with information about different types of care as well as a locator of available services in the city.

Richmond Family Place

This organization is a non-profit multi-service family resource program, connecting families with programs and services that are tailored to their needs.

Touchstone Family Association

A non-profit agency that provides support for families through a wide variety of professional services to the community.

School District 38

The Richmond School District manages the public school system for children in kindergarten through grade 12.

Staff Picks

The Tree In Me



Just Like Me

The List of Things That Will Not Change

The Thief Knot

Your Next Great Read

Arithmechicks Add up

Stephens, Ann Marie


Haughton, Chris

Early One Morning

Fox, Mem

Ellie's Dragon

Graham, Bob

A Good Day for Ducks

Whittingham, Jane

123 Dream

Krans, Kim


Maheshwari, Priti Birla

Little Houses

Henkes, Kevin

On Account of the Gum

Rex, Adam

We Adopted A Baby Lamb

Smith, Lori Joy

The Boy With Flowers in His Hair


Thunder and the Noise Storms

Ansloos, Jeffrey Paul

It Fell From the Sky

Fan Brothers

Look up With Me

Berne, Jennifer

King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats

Butler, Dori Hillestad

Cat Problems

John, Jory

The Stuff of Stars

Bauer, Marion Dane

A Bike Like Sergio's

Boelts, Maribeth

The One Thing You'd Save

Park, Linda Sue

Full of Beans

Holm, Jennifer L.


Fipps, Lisa


Elliot, Victoria Grace

A Soft Place to Land

Marks, Janae

The Stray and the Strangers

Heighton, Steven

Too Bright to See

Lukoff, Kyle

A Bird Will Soar

Myers, Alison Green

A Night Divided

Nielsen, Jennifer A.

The Samosa Rebellion

Sekaran, Shanthi

The Last Cuentista

Higuera, Donna Barba

Show Us Who You Are

McNicoll, Elle

New Books For Kids

Code Breaker, Spy Hunter

Wallmark, Laurie

The Stuff Between the Stars

Nickel, Sandra

Investing for Kids

Redling, Dylin

Little Wolf

Spathelfer, Teoni

Bear Bottom

Gibbs, Stuart

Alice Fleck's Recipes for Disaster

Delaney, Rachelle