Who We Are

Since our incorporation as a non-profit in 1982, the Friends of the Richmond Public Library has supported a wide variety of library programs. Whether storytime for kids or activities for teens and adults, the Library opens doors of opportunity. Through fund raising, the Friends help to supplement the Library’s budget from the City, which might not be able to meet all of the community’s needs.

Programs We Support

2019 SAT Scholarship winners

The Friends support both ongoing and special programs at all three branches and the bookmobile.  Ongoing programs include:

  • SAT scholarships for Teens
  • SAT Preparation Course

Some recent special programs are:

  • Puppet Show
  • Prairie Rose Band
  • Juan Sanchez, singer songwriter
  • Cascada de Flores, music & dancing from Mexico
  • Tea Party
  • Origami Workshop
  • Decorating Book Bags
  • Decorating Picture Frames

For more information about library programs visit the Richmond Public Library website.

Prairie Rose Band program for kids
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