Best Sellers and Award Winners
The library has separate sections of best selling or award winning books in our catalog.
BookLetters Email Newsletters
Stay connected with the Richardson Public Library through BookLetters newsletter e-mails. By signing up for BookLetters you’ll gain access to the hottest new titles and authors, professional reviews, and even our own staff recommendations. Newsletters include links to the Richardson Public Library catalog to check for availability.
Books by Mail
The Library now offers Books by Mail services to homebound patrons. This service includes audiobooks, music CDs and nonfiction DVDs, as well as regular and large print books. Just fill out and sign the application, review our Books by Mail Policies and mail the application to the Library. A Library staff member will contact the Homebound patron when the application is approved to start services. For more information call Janet Vance at 972-744-4376. Books by Mail Application
Richardson Public Library offers Internet classes each month. Topics include Introduction to the Internet, Intermediate Internet, Job Searching, an Introduction to Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
Dewey Knit! Is the library’s knitting group. All are welcome to join regardless of ability. BOOKBabble is the library's newest book discussion group featuring the best in literary fiction, memoir and biography. The First Wednesday book club features speakers discussing popular literature. The Richardson Historical & Genealogical Society meets monthly and discusses a variety of genealogical topics.
The library catalog features subject lists of new materials.
Requests for Accomodation
Accomodation requests for persons with disabilities should be made by contacting Susan Mattison, ADA Coordinator, via phone at 972-744-0908, via email at ADACoordinator@cor.gov, or by appointment at 1621 E. Lookout Drive, Richardson, TX 75082.
In addition to our regularly scheduled clubs and computer classes, Richardson Public Library offers special events to educatate and entertain adults. Past topics have included the Richardson Reads One Book program, art and photography shows, special lectures on financial aid and gardening, the annual book sale and much more. Check here or our calendar for a list of upcoming events.
Tax Forms and Information
IRS forms for the current tax year are available in the Reference Department. AARP trained tax preparation assistance is available during tax season.