Thursday, 4 August 2016

Environmental Assessment- George Massey Tunnel Replacement

The B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has put forth a proposal to replace the George Massey Tunnel with a new bridge, along with multiple highway improvements.

During the application process, there will have a 60 day public feedback period from August 3, 2016 to October 3, 2016.

An electronic copy of the application for improvement and information regarding the assessment process is available at

Each branch will have a set of the large binders containing the full application and information regarding the assessment process available for in-library use. There will be a poster indicating where in the branch you can find these.

At Brighouse the binders will be kept on the second floor by the newspaper shelves. 

Monday, 20 June 2016

Richmond Affordable Housing Strategy Update

City of Richmond would like to hear about your experience with housing affordability in Richmond through a public open house and online survey.

Participate in the Open House -
Tuesday, June 28 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Richmond Cultural Centre
Performance Hall
7700 Minoru Gate

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Free Book Launch Event at Gateway Theatre - May 12

Announcing a free book launch event! Join Gateway Theatre and Penguin Books Canada in celebrating the launch of the House of Wives, by Simon Choa-Johnston on Thursday May 12 at 7 PM in the Gateway Theatre lobby.

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Ironwood Storytime Time Change

Saturday Storytime at Ironwood will be moving back to 11 a.m. beginning April 9th.

Bring your children down to Ironwood branch for stories and songs that will help your children learn early literacy skills while they meet new friends!

Monday, 22 February 2016

Esteemed Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee passes at age 89- Celebrating Harper Lee's Legacy

We are sad to report that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee has died at the age of 89. Lee's death was confirmed by the city clerk in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala. and by her publisher, HarperCollins.

The author's 1960 novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, is one of the most beloved books in literary history, winning a Pulitzer Prize for fiction and becoming the most defining work of Lee's career. An earlier version of the book, Go Set a Watchman, was the biggest publishing event of 2015. Read more from cbcBooks here:

Friday, 6 November 2015

Remembrance Day Ceremonies at Richmond City Hall 

This important annual event honours and remembers Canadian service personnel who gave their lives in the service of our country. 

The parade begins at 10:20 a.m., official ceremonies at the City Hall cenotaph begin at 10:40 a.m. and a two minute silence is observed at 11:00 a.m., which is then followed by wreath-laying.

Monday, 5 October 2015

Henning Mankell, author of acclaimed Kurt Wallander crime series, dies at 67

We are sad to report that Swedish author Henning Mankell, known for his best-selling crime novel series about Kurt Wallander, has passed away this past weekend at the age of 67.

Mankell`s crime series featuring policeman Kurt Wallander sold more than 40 million books and was turned into a TV drama starring Sir Kenneth Branagh. He also wrote dozens of plays, novels, children`s books and screenplays. Mankell died of cancer. More here: