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The planned reopening of the renovated Ginter Park Library has been delayed. For opening updates please check the RPL website or call 804-646-1236.

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Reading for Children

Find a great book using databases we provide for our patrons, or look at one of the recommended booklists that we've compiled for you.

Access Through Richmond Public Library:




Click here for TumbleBooks TumbleBooks
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that you can read, or have read to you. Tumblebooks are ideal for beginning readers.


Want to read a book about a boy who plays baseball? How about  four sisters on summer vacation solving a mystery? Novelist lets you search for a book by plot, author, keywords, or read-a-likes by some of your favorite authors!

Access: Enter your Richmond Public Library card number.


General Online Resources:

ALA Notable Children's Book List

Children's Book Council

International Reading Association

Oprah's Kids Reading List

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Jim Trelease's website, with excerpts from The Read-Aloud Handbook

Horn Book

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site

School Library Journal
The Barahona Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents