Our new catalogue is a one-stop-shop to access all library resources! It's the Library's version of Google - all our collection items can be explored using a single search box.
Our entire collection is now searchable with a click of a button, including our databases, special collections, eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMusic, eMagazines, and eVideo, in addition to all our physical items and items on order. Come celebrate your curiosity and check out the new catalogue.
Civic Holiday Hours
All Richmond Hill Public Library branches will be CLOSED for the Civic Holiday on Sunday, July 31 and Monday, August 1.
Summer Reading Club
Come over to the WILD side and register
for the TD Summer Reading Club.
Teen Summer Reading Challenge
This isn't your typical book club. Join us on Facebook to talk about what you're reading. More Details
Don't Miss Out, Pause Your Holds
Did you know that you can pause your holds so they don't become available when you're on vacation? Log in to your library account, list your holds, click pause and enter a date just before you return. You'll keep your position in the holds queue.
Circulation Policy Changes
Effective July 1, our fines and fees are changing. You will be able to renew most materials like books, TV Series and non-fiction DVDs up to 10 times! You won't be able to renew items with holds. More details
Newcomer Youth English
Are you a teen who is new to Canada? Would you like to practice speaking English, meet new friends, and have fun. Let's talk. More Details
Hoopla Now Available
Watch a movie or TV series, listen to music or an audiobook, or read an eBook. Streamed content is available for online or mobile access. Explore Now
Did you know that the Library has book sales at all four locations? New items are added daily!
Buy used items for prices ranging from 25 cents to two dollars. You never need to worry about returning them.
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.
Looking for information about garden plants? Find current articles from magazines.
Recommended Reads Lists
Have some favourite authors and need to find your next great read for the summer? Try NoveList for suggestions.
Do you have foreign travel plans over the next few months? Before you go, open doors by learning some basic vocabulary. 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
Hansel and Gretel
Big Kid Entertainment presents Hansel and Gretel
Thursday, July 28 from 2-3 pm at Central Library. See a talking broccoli, a baker and a special guest. More Details
Summer Movie Matinee
Join in the fun at the Central Library on Saturday, July 30 at 2 pm and watch Kung Fu Panda 3
. More Details
Where the Wild Things Are
Kids 3-5 will enjoy this storytime based on Where the Wild Things Are
at Richvale Library on Saturday, August 6 from 10:15-11:00 am. There will also be some WILD activities. More Details
Adult Book Clubs
Registration for Adult Book Clubs is now available online! Registration begins on August 9. More Details
Write Or Read Daily, then drop-in to 360° kids Home Base Youth Drop-in Centre. Talk about what you've written and read over the past week Mondays from 4:30-5:30 pm. More Details
Teen Anime fans unite! Join us at Central every other Tuesday from 7-8 pm starting July 5 for anime screenings, manga, Japanese crafts, and, of course, snacks. More Details