Library Library

Richmond Shire Council Library

Librarian: David Fickling

76 Goldring Street, RICHMOND  Q   4822

Phone: (07) 47 413 077



Monday: 12 noon to 4.00pm

Tuesday: 12 noon to 4.00pm

Wednesday: 9am to 1.00pm

Thursday: 12 noon to 4.00pm

Friday: 12 noon to 4.00pm

Welcome to the Richmond Shire Library.  The library is located next door to the Bobby Murray Memorial Park and across the road from Kronosaurus Korner.


2016/17 Fees and Charges


Colour Printing - $1.50 per page

Black and White Printing - $0.70 per page 

Membership is free of charge to all residents of the Richmond Shire.  There is no minimum joining age.  All you need to do is complete a Membership Application available from the Library or by clicking HERE.  As there is no waiting period, you can commence borrowing items from your first visit.  All members must be responsible for any loss or damage of books they incur.

What does the library offer?

Fiction Collection: Adult, Young Adult, Childrens, Large Print (in books hardback and paper backs)

Non Fiction: Adult, Young Adult. Childrens and Large Print

Talking Books: Tape and CD.  Adult and Childrens

Video Tapes and DVD's

Reference Materieals

Town Borrowers

Each borrower may choose 4 items for a loan period of 2 weeks

Country Borrowers

Each borrower may choose 6 or more items for a loan period of 4 weeks.

New titles are available regularly to ensure the LIbrary's collection remains up to date.  If the item you require is presently in our collection but out on loan a reservation will be placed on the item.  It is the up to the borrower to check with the Library as to when the item becomes available.  If an item is not in the Library a request can be made through Public Libraries Service.  Just ask the Librarian.

When the Library is closed an after hours shute is situated ont he right hand side of the front door.

The Richmond Shire Library has 6 computers available for the public to access the internet.  Click on the following link to see

CLICK HERE for the State Libraries Internet Policy

 Click on the following link to access the State Library Service

Public Toilets are located to the left of the Building in the Park.

Come along and check out the Shire Library.  Reading is an enjoyable pastime - you are never too old to start and the younger the better!


Open Library provides access to more than 1,000,000 free ebook titles. Account holders can borrow up to five eBooks for two weeks from the growing collection of mainly 20th Century titles. Each title can be borrowed by one patron at a time, and you can read it in a web browser or in Adobe Digital Editions as a PDF or ePub.


To create your free Open Library digital library card account, go to To find books to borrow, go to the eBook Lending Library which shows works which have editions available through the Internet Archive. You can also use the search page and check the box that says "Show only eBooks" though this will also return results in DAISY format. You may also want to browse books in the Accessible Book subject facet. Further information is available on the Help pages.