About Richmond Beach Library

Opened: June 1, 2001


  • Designed by Johnston Architects
  • 5,250 square feet


  • 1899: Formation of The Richmond Beach Library Association
  • 1912: Opening of the first Richmond Beach Library at 2402 NW 195th place
  • 1943: KCLS annexation
  • 2001: Opening of new, 5,250-square-foot library building at Richmond Beach Center Park

Friends of the Richmond Beach Library

  • Membership Amounts: Individual, $10; Family, $20; Sustaining, $50, Patron, $100..
  • Book Sales: Ongoing sale in library
  • Other Fundraisers: Annual Art Show, held on Friday evening and Saturday during the Richmond Beach Strawberry Festival in May; Book bags & notecards with print of a beachscape by artist Thomas Olson
  • Meetings: Monthly, January through May; Bimonthly in the fall
  • The Friends of Richmond Beach was founded in 1899.

Please include a check payable to:

Friends of Richmond Beach Library
Richmond Beach Library
19601 21st Avenue NW
Shoreline, WA 98177