Magic Shows for Kids
We are offering 3 unique magic shows filled with laughter, magic and amazement! IncrediBrent Magic and Comedy Show at Richmond Green, Super Sarah Magic Show at Oak Ridges and Magic with Owen Anderson at Central. Get your tickets soon, before they sell out! (Read More)
Register for the Summer Reading Club
Young Genius, where do you find your inspiration? What kindles your mind and ignites your imagination? Feed your ideas this summer with “Eurêka!” the TD Summer Reading Club. Register online, then visit your local branch to pick up your kit. The fun continues online where you can choose a furry avatar, keep track of your reading goals and earn digital badges. Visit the library and earn stickers, enter draws for prizes and put your name on our Wall of Makers for all to see. (Register Here)
If you are already registered, start tracking your achievements by following this link: www.rhpl.richmondhill.on.ca/
Lego Donations Appreciated!
Richmond Green Library is starting a “LEGO Block Party” and we are looking for donations of gently used LEGO and DUPLO sets. We are specifically looking for flat panels, minifigs, specialty sets and the larger DUPLO sets for little hands. If you are interested in donating please drop them off at any Richmond Hill Public Library location at your convenience. Thank you for supporting your library.
Library Celebrates
Arts Contest Winners
On Thursday, May 22, the Library hosted a gala at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts for the winners of its 2014 Arts Contest for short stories, poetry, visual art, and photography. Visit our Facebook page for photos of the event.
Winners of the Library's 2014 Arts Contest for short stories, poetry, visual art, and photography.
Richmond Hill Public Library
Strategic Plan
Strategic Plan coverOn behalf of the Richmond Hill Public Library Board, we are proud to share our Strategic Plan 2013, Enriching Your Connections, Choices and Community. This plan is the result of a highly participatory process that engaged members of the Richmond Hill community and library staff from every department in an examination of the opportunities for an updated library service model driven by the many changes confronting Richmond Hill. (Read More)
Conversation Skills for
ESL Students
Starting in September, the Central Library will offer ESL conversation classes. Facilitated by an instructor from York Catholic District School Board, they will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. The program is FREE, but you need to register by email esl@rhpl.ca or phone 905-884-9288 x307.
Seniors First Aid
People wearing red arranged in the shape of a crossPlease join us on August 14th for a first aid workshop designed specifically for Seniors. The Canadian Red Cross will be running a session to learn, recognize, and respond to injuries and life threatening medical emergencies in your home. (Read More)
Jazz Up Your Summer
Using Freegal Music
Need some tunes for your road trip, or for a lazy day sitting by the pool? Come join us on Saturday, August 16 at 10:30 am for an hour of instruction to master downloading music from the Library’s Freegal service. A CD of songs will be distributed at the end of the session. (Read More)
Wifi at the Oak Ridges
The Library is pleased to announce that wireless Internet Access Service is available to at the Oak Ridges Moraine Library.Wireless access is now available at all Richmond Hill Public Library locations during operating hours.
As part of Richmond Hill’s ongoing commitment to enrich community connections and to provide vibrant spaces, we welcome public use of meeting rooms for residents, community groups and commercial organizations. (Read More)
Magazine Room “Facelift”
After more than 20 years, and thousands of visitors a week, the floor in Central Library’s Magazine Room is showing some wear and tear. Later this summer, work will begin to replace the flooring with a durable new laminate. The renovation will take a few weeks to complete, and the room will be closed to the public while the work takes place. Magazines and newspapers will be temporarily located to areas on the third floor in the North Reading Room.
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