For Film Fans
We have a range of fabulous options for fans of film.
Movie Night is a free monthly film screening showing at Richmond Library. We select films from our free online streaming service Kanopy and show them on the big screen in the Constance Barnicoat room. Most often these are classic films featuring stars of the big screen such as Marilyn Monroe, Robert Redford, James Dean, Dean Martin and Audrey Hepburn.
Get in touch with Richmond Library if you would like to be added to the Movie Night email notification list: phone 03 543 8500, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DocFest is a free documentary screening showing at Richmond Library every second month. We select films from our free online streaming service Kanopy and show them on the big screen in the Constance Barnicoat room. Our documentaries often have an arts focus and we have screened a wide variety of documentaries on subjects as diverse as the painter Cezanne, blues music, taxidermy, graffiti, an LA dance school for teens, photographer Annie Leibovitz and more.
Get in touch with Richmond Library if you would like to be added to the DocFest email notification list: phone 03 543 8500, or email: email@example.com
Watch classic cinema, award-winning and indie films on demand, for free, as part of your library membership. Kanopy provides thousands of film choices from New Zealand and around the world as well as films for both children and adults.
You can watch 5 movies per month for free with your library card and PIN.
Our DVD Collection
You can also borrow films from our DVD collection. We have hundreds of films from all genres - from action thrillers, to drama, classic film, documentaries, to TV series and cartoons for kids. It costs $4.00 to borrow a DVD for two weeks.