Thursday, 10 August 2017

Community PSA - Virtual Kidnapping Scheme in Lower Mainland

Community PSA: RCMP warns of “virtual kidnapping” scheme.  

Community members in the Lower Mainland are being asked to be aware of a current scheme that appears to be targeting female Chinese nationals attending school in the community. There have been six incidents in the Lower Mainland recently where students were contacted by phone message to advise that they were associated to crimes in China. These individuals parents were also contacted and asked for ransom money. The RCMP is warning that anyone contacted with a similar call should not comply with the callers’ demands but report the incident to the RCMP immediately.

Monday, 31 July 2017

Richmond Pride Week July 31 - August 6

July 31-Aug 6, 2017

Richmond Public Library (RPL) provides diverse materials for all community members to encourage inclusivity and tolerance in our community. This year during Pride Week, RPL is joining different facilities throughout the City of Richmond to show support for the LGBTQ community. Check out the RPL book display at Brighouse branch from July 31- Aug 6 or come into any branch and staff will help you find what you are looking for.

Can’t make it to the library? You can browse for material from the convenience of home, vacation or work through RPL staff selected PRIDE 2017 book lists. Whether you are looking for family oriented books, teen books or materials for adults, RPL book lists will help you choose the right book to help you celebrate diversity. 

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Richmond’s Canada 150, a multi-faceted, year-long celebration, ignites the passions of the citizens of Richmond, honours Richmond’s distinct and vibrant cultural diversity, and leaves lasting legacies that foster civic pride and carry the spirit of 150 into the future.”

Visit for all event listings.

Monday, 29 May 2017

Walking Tour Vignettes

See history come to life this summer! The Steveston Historical Society, together with the Steveston Museum, are pleased to present Walking Tour Vignettes – a play in five parts during a walking tour of Steveston.
Costumed interpreters (who also happen to be very talented high school drama students from Hugh McRoberts Secondary School) will accompany our summer walking program.
Tours will leave from Steveston Museum on Fridays at 4:30pm, and Saturdays at 1pm in June and July, 2017.
Tickets are $7. Children under 12 are free of charge when accompanied by a paying adult. To book, contact the Steveston Museum & Visitor Centre at 604-271-8280 or in person at 3811 Moncton Street. Ask for the “Walking Tour Vignettes” tour. 

Monday, 6 February 2017

Freedom to Read Week 2017

Freedom to Read Week will be celebrated across Canada from February 26 to March 4, 2017 and will mark the continued support for intellectual freedom for all individuals. Freedom to Read Week is an annual event that encourages Canadian to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

The Library will be celebrating Freedom to Read Week with displays at all branches of books that have been banned or challenged in Canada and around the world.

To find out more about Freedom to Read Week go here

Monday, 12 December 2016

Get to Know the New BC Curriculum

B.C.'s New Curriculum

B.C. teachers and the Ministry of Education are working with experts in education design and delivery – both locally and internationally – to develop this new system. A key goal is to provide students with an education that is flexible and innovative. They’ll also gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to succeed in today’s world.

Visit this link for all the details on BC's New Curriculum -

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

City of Richmond Marketing Survey

Community Services is launching a Marketing survey on which is available until Sunday November 20, 2016.

They would like to obtain feedback on how best to share information and connect with customers about parks, recreation, culture, and community social development, programs, facilities and services offered by the City and its partners. The results of the survey will be used in the development of an updated Marketing Plan to ensure we are effectively connecting and communicating with those who live, work or play in Richmond.

The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.  

They need your assistance. Here is how you can support and communicate the information about the survey.
  • ·         Add the electronic promotional flyer to your TVs
  • ·         Post the flyer on your community board
  • ·         Share the survey with your friends, family and colleagues
  • ·         Go online and complete the survey

Thank you for your time and input!