News From Library
Summer Program Registration
We've got DIY adventures, science experiments, fun with imaginary lands and even real furry creatures! Save the date: registration for our summer programs opens on Monday, April 1. Check out our calendar of events to see what's happening. Programs are being added on an ongoing basis leading up to April 1.
We’re upgrading our printing services to better serve our customers.If you’d like to print, copy or scan at Central Library, you may be required to get our new pink copy card at the first floor service desk. Blue cards will be phased out over time.
If you have a blue copy card, please speak to staff about transferring any balances over to your new card.
Richmond Hill Public Library will provide free tax clinics for residents of Richmond Hill in March, by appointment only. Please download and fill out the Tax Clinic Application Form and submit the completed form to the 3rd Floor Information Desk at Central Library. All forms are also available at main service desks at all our branches. Please fill out a separate form for each person applying. Only those eligible will be contacted for an appointment. For those selected for an appointment, please review our Tax Clinic Checklist to confirm the documents that need to be brought to your appointment.
New cloudLibrary Express Collection
Read popular titles from our new cloudLibrary Express collection! This catalogue is separate from your existing RHPL cloudLibrary account, and allows you to access bestselling eBooks and eAudiobooks for 7 days. No holds, no renewals. See the catalogue.
We've got an app!
Accessing your RHPL account, connecting to library services, and searching our catalogue has never been easier. Download the RHPL app from your app store.
Happy or Not™ Kiosks
Have you seen the Library’s new Happy or Not kiosks? The recently-installed terminals are located at Library branch exits, inviting our customers to “Please Rate our Service Today.”
The feedback provided through the kiosks will help us with our ongoing commitment to provide exceptional customer service to our community.
The issue with eAudiobook access
Demand for eAudiobooks is skyrocketing, but a number of bestselling titles aren't available to Canadian public libraries. We want to share as many stories and ideas as possible in the formats you want. In order for this to happen, the multinational publishers need to work directly with libraries like us to make titles available. Here's what you can do.