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Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Learning

Libby by Overdrive

All your favourite ebooks and audiobooks in one place.


Browse hundreds of animated and interactive story books just for kids and ESL learners.


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

Get Involved with RPL

Support RPL by making a donation or volunteering your time.

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

Health and Fitness

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

Going Up!

Lee, Sherry J.

Maiden & Princess

Haack, Daniel

Bindu's Bindis

Kelkar, Supriya

The Paper Kingdom

Rhee, Helena Ku


Díaz, Junot


Van, Muon

Original Recipe

Young, Jessica

What Are your Words?

Locke, Katherine

What Is Given From the Heart

McKissack, Pat

Big Problemas

Medina, Juana

Wishypoofs and Hiccups

Citro, Asia

Dragons in A Bag

Elliott, Zetta

Ghost Squad

Ortega, Claribel A.

A Kind of Spark

McNicoll, Elle

Skunk and Badger

Timberlake, Amy

Too Bright to See

Lukoff, Kyle

My Best Friend Is Extinct

Wood Barrett, Rebecca

A Soft Place to Land

Marks, Janae

Once Upon An Eid


Nielsen, Jennifer A.

Sara and the Search for Normal

King, Wesley

We Are Family

James, LeBron

Clarice the Brave

McMann, Lisa

A Wish in the Dark

Soontornvat, Christina

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