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About HCPL

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We promote reading and lifelong learning, connect people with the information they need, and enrich community life.

Director's Message

Welcome to the Henrico County Public Library. Our mission is to promote reading and lifelong learning, connect people with the information they need, and enrich community life. Read more from our Director.

Equity & Inclusion

We are committed to building equity at HCPL for the long term. Please check back to this page as we continue our work. We will add information about specific library services and resources that are added and augmented as we build equity at HCPL. If you wish to share your ideas, please contact Ha Hoang ( with your questions, concerns, and suggestions about equitability of library services. Find out more.


Visit our Locations pages for library phone numbers, addresses, and manager contact information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library are community members like you with an interest both in supporting the many services currently offered by the Library and in providing additional programs and services.

Library Advisory Board

Find out more about the Library Advisory Board.


Henrico County Public Library needs both adult and teen volunteers year-round for help with a variety of library projects. We greatly value the contributions of our volunteers. Please visit our Volunteering page for more information and to get involved.

Donate Books

All HCPL locations accept book donations. Due to processing time and storage space needed for donations we ask that you please keep donations to two banker size boxes or paper grocery bags at maximum. Be aware that bags or boxes will not be returned to you. Donated materials must be in good, sellable condition. In addition to general interest fiction and non-fiction for all age groups, textbooks less than ten years old and computer books less than three years old can be accepted. DVDs and CDs are also accepted. Please call the library for more information about donating. Thank you for thinking of HCPL!