Summer Reading 2020

Thank you to everyone who participated in Summer Reading Club this year!  It’s now time to celebrate your achievements and pick up your Summer Reading Club medal.  Medals are available at all four library branches.  No appointment necessary, and no need to bring anything with you.  Simply come to the library during opening hours.  You will also be able to take a photo next to our special Summer Reading Club banner to celebrate your accomplishments this summer.


Teens! Starting June 24, you can join Richmond Public Library’s online Teen Summer Reading Club and make reading a fun part of your summer. Write and post book reviews on our blog and enter the teen summer design contest for a chance to win some great book prizes. Plus, don’t miss our virtual Escape Rooms, Kahoots trivia challenges and more.

For more information, check out the RPL Teen Hub, or call us at 604-231-6413.

Adults and teens – join the second annual One Book, Three Cities 2020 community reading project, running from June 24 – August 28 and presented in partnership with the City of Richmond’s Sister City Advisory Committee. This year, the community will read and talk about a collection of short stories called Dear Life by Nobel Prize winner and renowned Canadian author Alice Munro.

For everyone: Join the second annual One Book, Three Cities 2020 online discussion forum, running from June 29 – August 22. To participate in the forum, all you need to do is create a free account. The forum is presented in partnership with the City of Richmond’s Sister City Advisory Committee.

Richmond residents: you can access unlimited digital copies all summer long; holds may also be placed on physical copies to be made available for curbside pickup at any branch. You can also participate in the Dear Life Book Bingo for a chance to win a fabulous book prize or join the weekly Stories Together Apart book conversation online. For more information about adult summer reading programs, visit our events calendar.