Richvale Library Re-Opens
The Richvale Library is now open. Building repairs have been completed. All library service has been restored - library materials may now be returned to Richvale Library, holds may now be picked up at Richvale Library and programs will resume the week of April 29. Please check here for updates.

To thank you for your patience and understanding, light refreshments will be available at the Richvale Library during the week of April 16.

Service Notification
The Library would like to make its users aware of the following service disruption. Today, Wednesday, April 16, sidewalks leading to the Central Library may be closed intermittently due to tree maintenance. It is anticipated that this work will be completed later today. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. This notice of service disruption has been posted in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
Extended Study Hours
The Library is offering extended study hall hours for university and college exams by providing quiet study space for eligible students after the Library closes to the general public. The program will run from March 31 to April 27. (Read More)
Introduction to Scratch: Motion & Animation
On Saturdays April 5th through May 24th, kids 8-10 can build fun computer programs where their characters will move, dance and maybe even fly as they learn to code using Scratch, a visual programming language. (Read More)
Adult Book Club
at Oak Ridges
Meet once a month to discuss books in a relaxed, welcoming environment at the Oak Ridges Moraine Library. The first meeting will be held on Monday March 24 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Space is limited so register by calling 905-773-5533, or by emailing mbell@rhpl.ca. (Read More)
Richmond Hill Public Library
Strategic Plan
On 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)
Social Skills for Children with Autism
On Tuesdays, April 1 to May 20 from 7:00 to 7:45 pm Connecting Stars is partnering with the Richmond Hill Library to host “Little Stars” a social skills group for children with autism. (Read More)
Celebrate National
Poetry Month
In the month of April, Richmond Hill Public Library will be joining libraries across Canada in celebration of poetry and its vital place in Canadian culture. Our celebration of Canadian poetry will take place on Saturday, April 19 at the Central Library from 1:00 - 4:00 pm in Room A/B, 2nd Floor. Six prize-winning poets are invited to read from their works to present an afternoon of poetic delight! Poets of honour include: Kimmy Beach, Barry Dempster, Jeramy Dodds, Elizabeth Greene, Ann Shin, and Paul Vermeersch. REGISTER NOW >>
Tell Me a Tail: A Unique Program for Young Readers
Have you ever read to a dog? This program is designed for beginning readers, reluctant or shy readers, or any child who likes to read to a dog. Dogs are ideal reading companions. (Read More)
Ontario EQAO Grade 3 English and Math
On Mondays, April 7th to May 12th, Grade 3 students can learn techniques and methods to handle the reading, writing and math questions covered on EQAO assessments. (Read More)
Spring Children's Program
Registration Open
Spring children’s program registration begins at 9:30 am on March 3 on line. Be sure to register early before classes fill. Register >>
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