Summer Reading 2020

Children of all ages are invited to join Richmond Public Library’s free online Summer Reading Club! Starting June 24th, register at, and then record your reading progress weekly to earn virtual badges. Complete all of the challenges to earn a medal at the end of summer.

Write book reviews throughout the summer for a chance to win a book prize.

The library will be hosting a variety of online programs and events this summer.  For more information, check out our events calendar or call us at 604-231-6413.  Join us on Monday July 6th as we kick things off with an online magic show performed by Norden the Magician!

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 at 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.