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Make a Difference in Your Community. Yes, at the library.

Your donation grows the joy of reading and the exploration of ideas in the minds, hearts and lives of our community. By supporting Richmond Hill Public Library, you help us to continue serving as a hub for personal growth and professional development. 

For over 170 years, Richmond Hill Public Library has played an integral role in our community. We help build strong, social connections with community-focused programming, inclusive public spaces, and free access to information for all.

Thank you for your support!

Richmond Hill Public Library uses Canada Helps to facilitate our online donations. Once your donation is made, you will automatically receive a receipt to the email address you provide. 

Ways to Give

Help us provide endless possibilities for people of all ages to discover, learn, and grow.

Direct, one-time donations

In-person: Donations by credit card, cash and cheque can be made in person at any of our branches. View our locations and hours of operation here

Online: Use the module on this web page to donate through credit card, PayPal or Google Pay using our Canada Helps profile. You can also donate online by visiting our Canada Helps page. 

By Mail: Cheques can be mailed to our Central Branch (c/o Donations). Please do not mail cash. 

Please note: Tax receipts for personal giving will be mailed or emailed in 2-3 weeks after donations is received. Cheques can be made payable to Richmond Hill Public Library.

Leave a gift of will or estate

Leave a legacy gift to support future generations who will use Richmond Hill Public Library. Contact us directly to discuss your options. 

Gifts of securities

Gifts of securities are a cost-effective and tax-efficient way to support your library. Giving can include stocks, mutual funds, segregated funds, bonds, flow-through shares, and employee stock options. You can give now, or as part of your estate and will planning.

Start the process of donating securities through our Canada Helps page, or contact us directly. 

Become a monthly donor

Give a recurring gift and help meet the immediate needs of our Library. Use our Canada Helps page to give a monthly gift through your credit card, PayPal or Google Pay account.

Corporate giving and sponsorship

Support your organizational goals through corporate giving. We can help tell your story and bring your support of RHPL to light.

Book Donations

We appreciate you thinking of Richmond Hill Public Library; however, we don't accept book donations from community members for our collections. We recommend that you reach out to your nearest donation centre to coordinate dropping off these books.

Get in touch

Contact for more information on donation gifts and funds.

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