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Richmond Public Main Library

  • Public PCs: 80 public access computers
  • Meeting Room: Yes; various rooms of different maximum capacities; requires reservation
  • Computer Classes: Yes – See our monthly calendar for dates and times

101 East Franklin Street, Richmond, Va, 23219

Place Type

Library

Phone

804-646-7223

Website

rvalibrary.org

Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/explore/locations/124734261501531/richmond-public-library/

Upcoming Events

Art Exhibits @ Main, August 2019
8/22 10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, August 2, 2019, through Tuesday, September 3, 2019: Gellman Room—Greenland Photographic...

Evergreen: Howard Owen Book Release
8/22 7pm

Willie Black knew he had a father, even if he didn't know where he was buried. It wasn't like Artie Lee gave his son anything but his genes. He died when...

Art Exhibits @ Main, August 2019
8/23 10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, August 2, 2019, through Tuesday, September 3, 2019: Gellman Room—Greenland Photographic...

Art Exhibits @ Main, August 2019
8/24 10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, August 2, 2019, through Tuesday, September 3, 2019: Gellman Room—Greenland Photographic...

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) Genealogy Workshop
8/24 1pm

A member of the Greater Richmond, VA Chapter, AAHGS, will assist you with your genealogy research project!

Recent Events

Toddler Time

8/20/2019

Book Babies

8/20/2019

Recent Activity

iman jabr

iman jabr left a review 5/28/2019

I am afraid it was disappointing.. I had to drive 20 mins to reach there.. Pay USD4 to park and 20 mins to go back home for a 15 mins activity ☹️ after the story reading the lady who ran the activity prepared songs for children with bells for them to play while singing.. But it was toooooo short.. They barely Sat down and started to enjoy their time and realize what was going on and oops..it was over.. I wish it was longer..

Eudora Wilks

Eudora Wilks left a positive review 2/16/2019

The poetry was excellent. The program overall was very engaging.

Hope Duck

Hope Duck left a positive review 2/21/2019

What a worthy ensemble of artists. I truly enjoyed these performances with all of me! I was moved to tears and to laughter and to wisdom. This was healing for my spirit. I cannot wait for the next event.

Qahir Abdur-Rahman

Qahir Abdur-Rahman left a positive review 2/17/2019

This was one of the most powerful performances ever! It was deep, moving and contributed truly a different story to this history of 400 years that touches the human soul. It was professional and exquisitely presented. It was worthwhile, entertaining and enlighting. It is an event I truly enjoyed attending. I was not surprised to see the room full and felt the standing ovation at the end with all the clapping and stomping was deserved. Plus the background pictures were all painted by famous African American artists and expertly matched with the poetry presented. Wonderful!!

Mahasin D Shamsiddeen

Mahasin D Shamsiddeen left a positive review 2/17/2019

ASA dear Sister,
I got this circular link to post a review but I can't seem to get to the place to enter my comments.
It was excellent! We enjoyed the variety and the spirit of each selection. I posted on my Face Book page already.

Thanks for raising the bar for cultural expression in our community.
Sisterly,
BA-S

Thank you so much for your kind review. I will post it for you. - Mahasin

jay levine

jay levine left a positive review 12/15/2018

Extraordinary, we loved it.