Featured Programs & Services

Main Library Renovation Project


Explore and stay informed on local, national and international topics, people, and events.

Log in remotely 24/7 on any device with your Richmond Public Library card.

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Login with your library card and PIN to begin!

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An interactive, in-person event!  Mondays 

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Storytime for families

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Attend this live program Wednesdays

10:30 - 11:00 AM

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Got homework? Get help! Tienes tarea? Consigue ayuda!

The Richmond Public Library offers live online K-12 tutoring, online encyclopedias, and research databases. Help is available in English and Spanish!

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State tax forms are now available at the library

Get up to speed with modern computing!

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Free career resources, including resume assistance, skills-building, and live interview practice!

Log in with your library card

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Need a library card? Apply online or call 510-620-6559

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Academic Portal

This database includes books, newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, and more.

Also available through a Guided Research Interface.

ProQuest Homework Central

New resources for Homework Help!

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PINs are now required for My Account.

Learn more about using your online account.

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Ebooks & Electronic Resources

Accessible with your library card

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Guided Research Interface
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Journals, magazines, newspapers, and more
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How to Use Access World News Video Tutorial

 How to Create an Alert

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Digital books, magazines & audiobooks

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Books, movies, music & more
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Online access
Learn a new language or improve your fluency
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Explore cultural institutions throughout the Bay Area

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