Customers may now visit any Richmond Public Library branch Monday to Friday, from 10:00am to 4:00pm and the Brighouse and Steveston branches on Saturdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm to pick up holds, check out books and receive help from library staff. Capacity limits are in effect and the line-up to enter the library will close by 3:45pm (by 1:45pm on Saturdays). To view available services, visit https://www.yourlibrary.ca/limited-service/.
Brighouse and Steveston book returns are open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm daily and Saturdays from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Ironwood and Cambie book returns are open Monday at 9:00am until Friday at 4:00pm.
There is no internal access to book returns at any branch. Due to the volume of returns, and required quarantining of materials (72 hours), it may take several days for items to be cleared from your account. We want to assure you that no late fines will be charged regardless of due date.
Starting Tuesday September 15, public computer labs are now available at all branches for those who have limited or no access to a computer, the internet, and/or printing. This service is drop-in, first come, first served. Customers may use up to two 45 minute sessions per day. Visit our Public Computers page for dates, times and capacity. Visit our Public Computers page for dates, times and capacity.
This guide highlights a range of City and community resources available to support individuals and families living in Richmond.
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