We have lots of resources to help with home learning and you only need your library card or Richmond Card to access it all. The content is age appropriate, easy to use, and fun! 

Britannica Library

Britannica Library is an award-winning resource with a dedicated section for children. 
Access thousands of articles, magazines, images, videos, audio clips, maps and research tools.



Hopster is a safe, advertisement free app, where your children can learn through stories. Richmond Libraries are able to offer free access to Hopster to a limited number of our members. 

Request your free access code from the library and then download the app.  



Early readers

Continue to read at home with reading scheme books that will be familiar to you and your child. Our Click & Collect service lets you reserve books online and collect from your closest library.

Please check www.richmond.gov.uk/libraries for the latest opening hours and services offered as these can be subject to changes at short notice.

Read with Oxford

Read with Oxford books are widely used in schools from Reception upwards and include the Biff, Chip and Kipper character books.

Use the series title function on our online catalogue to search Read with Oxford and view our collection.

Check the Oxford Owl website to compare book colour labels to reading tree levels.


Reading Champion

The Reading Champion series have been specifically written for independent reading and are designed to help children practise and develop their reading skills.

Use the series title function on our online catalogue to search Reading Champion and view our collection.

Check the Reading Champion website to compare band colour and reading ages.



Visit the Young Peoples Library Services page for more home learning services, including age specific book recommendations and links to our eLibrary.