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Library Programming and Events


Go beyond Richmond Hill Public Library’s shelves to connect with our community through engaging programs and exciting library events. Learn more about special program series, library guest speakers, featured exhibits, and art spaces at our branches. 

September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Join us at the library for special programming and curated booklists that explore issues around reconciliation and Indigenous lives impacted by residential schools. Drop by your branch and pick up an orange ribbon to wear in recognition and support. While quantities last. 

Please note: All branches will be closed on Sept. 30 to reflect and honour residential school survivors, their families, and communities.

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PA Days at the Library

This fall, don't miss PA Days fun at the library! Join us to play and learn with drop-in activities for ages 6-12 at every branch from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Sept. 22Oct. 20, and Nov. 17. Plus, check out a special registered event happening on Oct. 20 for aspiring young movie makers. 

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Fall Book Clubs

This fall, we're excited to offer book clubs for kids and adults at select branches. Visit our book clubs page for upcoming dates. Be sure to read about about book clubs to go, too! 

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Fall Classroom Visits

These free, virtual programs are designed to support educators in our community. Register your class by emailing Programs will be done through Zoom, a free video conferencing software for tablets, smartphones and computers. Access instructions will be sent to those who register.

linh nguyen authorVisiting Authors: Linh Nguyen
Oct. 12 / 10-11 a.m.
Ages: Grades 5-6
Join us for a virtual author visit with Linh Nguyen, author of the popular middle-grade fantasy novel, No Place Like Home. Linh will read from her books, talk about her journey of becoming a writer, and share how her life experiences as a Vietnamese immigrant in Canada has inspired her work.

Indie Author Day Celebrates Local Authors

On Saturday, Nov. 4, libraries across North America celebrate local independent writers for Indie Author Day! Join us in celebrating local writers and books at our Indie Author Day Book Fair at Central Branch. Participants will meet with the community and sell their book(s).

Are you a self-published author? Have you had your work published by an independent press? Participate in our annual Indie Author Day book fair event. Sign up between Sept. 18-29 if you're interested. Click on the link below for details. 

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Program Calendar

Curious about what’s happening at the Library? Whether you’re looking for an adult or kids book club, family-friendly storytimes, or unique programs to build life skills across the ages, we’ve got a program for you! Explore our full list of programs, clubs, and other things to do at RHPL via our program calendar.

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In the Know Program Guide

In the Know is a free guide produced by the Library’s communications department that outlines program dates, times, and details. Find the program that's right for you and register today.

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If there's something you'd like to learn, or knowledge you'd like to share with the Richmond Hill Public Library community, let's connect! 

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