Our online catalogue is currently experiencing issues with the search function. We are working with the vendor to fix this as soon as possible and thank you for your patience.

Bibliocommons (catalogue, events) will undergo scheduled maintenance on Sunday, May 30th from 3am to 7am and be unavailable during this time frame.


Want to give back, learn new skills, or get community work experience? Check out RPL’s volunteer opportunities!

Email us with any questions or inquiries.

Please note that book shelving, sorting, and check-ins/check-outs are staff responsibilities, and volunteers are unable to assist in these roles.

Please contact the Friends of the Library if you are interested in volunteering to help with book sales and library advocacy opportunities.

Current Opportunities

Check out current volunteer opportunities at the library!

Teen Ambassadors

RPL’s Teen Ambassador (TAMBAS) are a youth leadership group that helps to improve the library. The TAMBAS help library staff develop teen programs and collections, while working as a team and developing public speaking skills.

Get to Know RPL’s Volunteers

Coming Soon

Other Ways to Get Involved


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Friends of the Library

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