Friends of the Richmond Public Library

  • My Alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.

    Malcolm X, human rights activist

  • There are many ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.

    Jacqueline Kennedy, First Lady of the United States

  • All you need in life is truth and beauty and you can find both at the Public Library.

    Studs Terkel, broadcaster & historian

  • I’m of a fearsome mind to throw my arms around every living librarian who crosses my path, on behalf of the souls they never knew they saved.

    Barbara Kingsolver, Virginia author

  • Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.

    Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher

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