Friends of the Richmond Public Library

  • The contents of a library can take you further than your own imagination could begin to imagine. To open a book is to open your mind.

    Amberle Cianne, author

  • Funding libraries should be our number one national priority.

    Karin Slaughter, author

  • Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.

    Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States

  • The public library is one of the great strongholds of democracy. Who doesn’t love a library? It is a place you can go in any town and discover the world.

    Pat MacEnulty, author

  • 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

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