Canada Reads 2016
Black History Day
Join us on Saturday, February 13 from 10:30 to 2:30 to celebrate Black History Month. Learn about the Headmaster of Richmond Hill Grammar School, Alfred Lafferty, watch a movie about soul music legend Mavis Staples and enjoy some tasty treats. Register here.
New for Children
Designed for preschoolers and children in kindergarten, Miss Humblebee's Academy teaches children all those essential skills needed for school. Can be used on smartphones and tablets too. Explore Now
New for Students in Grades 4-9
Earth, space, life, and physical sciences, health & human body, and technology and engineering. Find videos, articles, project ideas and experiments for your school projects. Explore Now
Encyclopedia for Your Smartphone
On the go? Need reliable, accurate information? Try World Book Mobile. For your iPhone, Android 2.0 (or higher), or your Blackberry 5.0 (or higher). Explore Now
New Oak Ridges Library
Planning for the new Oak Ridges Library is well underway. Check the Oak Ridges Building Project page for updates. Read more
YRT Ticket Sales
Effective January 1, 2016, Richvale Library will no longer be a sales location for YRT tickets and passes. Tickets and passes will still be available at Central Library, Richmond Green Library and Oak Ridges Library.
Writer in Residence Blog
Joseph Kertes is busy posting weekly blogs for the Writer in Residence Blog. Read or follow the blog and discover what he has to say about the writing process.
Local History eBook
Originally published in 1973 for the Town of Richmond Hill's Centennial year, Explore Centennial Richmond Hill has been updated for 2015. It's now available as an eBook.
Freegal Music: Now Streaming
Library cardholders can stream all of the music on Freegal 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.Try it now
Tax Tips for Seniors
Come listen to Jeremy Bertrand, Tax Advisory Specialist at the Ontario Ministry of Finance at Central Library on Tuesday, February 16 from 6-7 pm. He'll be discussing tax credits and benefits available to seniors. More Details
CPA Ontario volunteers will provide free Tax Clinics for residents of Richmond Hill in March. Please print an application form,or pick it up at the main service desk at any branch. Please return the completed form to the 3rd Floor Reference Desk at the Central Library. Only those eligible will be contacted for an appointment.
Do you love talking about books but don't have time to commit to a book club? Come join our informal book chats. No pressure, no commitment, just drop in. Tuesday, February 16 from 7-8:30 pm the theme is a novels about World War I. More Details
Celebrate Chinese New Year with traditional food and music at Richmond Green Library on Saturday, February 6 from 12-1 pm. Call 905-780-0711 to reserve a spot. More Details
Join in the fun at the Central Library on Saturday, February 6 at 2 pm and watch Hotel Transylvania 2. More Details
Plugged into Literacy
On Tuesday February 23 at 7 pm at Central Library, discover what research reveals about screen time for children. Join an early literacy specialist and learn how to find quality apps and websites for children. More Details
Teen Volunteers Wanted
ESL Skill Building