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Upcoming Events

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VPL Computer Skills for Newcomers in Filipino at Britannia Branch Library
Britannia Branch Library
Friday at 4:30 p.m.
VPL Career Explorer at Central Branch
Central Branch
Friday at 5:00 p.m.
VPL Buying and Selling on Craigslist at Central Branch
Central Branch
Friday at 5:15 p.m.
VPL Family Storytime at West Point Grey Branch Library
West Point Grey Branch Library
Friday at 5:15 p.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Kensington Branch Library
Kensington Branch Library
Friday at 5:15 p.m.
VPL Babytime at Firehall Branch Library
Firehall Branch Library
Friday at 5:15 p.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Fraserview Branch Library
Fraserview Branch Library
Friday at 5:30 p.m.
VPL Preschool Storytime at Oakridge Branch Library
Oakridge Branch Library
Friday at 5:30 p.m.
VPL Toddler Storytime at Kerrisdale Branch Library
Kerrisdale Branch Library
Friday at 5:30 p.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Central Branch
Central Branch
Friday at 5:30 p.m.
VPL Family Storytime at St. Philips Anglican Church at St. Philip's Anglican Church
St. Philip's Anglican Church
Friday at 5:30 p.m.
VPL Fireside Book Club at Joe Fortes Branch Library
Joe Fortes Branch Library
Friday at 6:00 p.m.
VPL Chinese Storytime at Hastings Branch Library
Hastings Branch Library
Friday at 6:00 p.m.
VPL Babytime at Firehall Branch Library
Firehall Branch Library
Friday at 6:15 p.m.
VPL Babytime at Kensington Branch Library
Kensington Branch Library
Friday at 6:15 p.m.
VPL Preschool Storytime at Kerrisdale Branch Library
Kerrisdale Branch Library
Friday at 6:30 p.m.
VPL Culture Days @ VPL: A Beginner's Guide to Understanding Art at Renfrew Branch Library
Renfrew Branch Library
Friday at 8:00 p.m.
VPL Online Course: World Music at Joe Fortes Branch Library
Joe Fortes Branch Library
Cancelled
Friday at 9:00 p.m.
VPL Online Course: Professional Writing at Renfrew Branch Library
Renfrew Branch Library
Friday at 9:30 p.m.
VPL ESL Conversation Circle at South Hill Branch Library
South Hill Branch Library
Friday at 10:30 p.m.
VPL Let's Read-efine YA Lit! at Oakridge Branch Library
Oakridge Branch Library
Friday at 11:00 p.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Champlain Heights Branch Library
Champlain Heights Branch Library
Saturday at 1:00 a.m.
VPL Friday Nights at the Movies at Mount Pleasant Branch Library
Mount Pleasant Branch Library
Saturday at 1:30 a.m.
VPL Tomes of Terror at Champlain Heights Branch Library
Champlain Heights Branch Library
Saturday at 2:00 a.m.

Library News

Writer in Residence Workshops: Introduction to Narrative Verse
posted on September 30, 2014

Discover new ways to express yourself in your writing with VPL Writer in Residence Gabrielle Prendergast on Oct. 8, 9 or 10. Seating is limited. Register today!

VPL marks milestone for Vancouver
posted on September 26, 2014

New branch library is first major civic building in the city to have an official aboriginal name. Read the full announcement here...

Online Course: What's Your Big Idea? - Starts Oct 6
posted on September 25, 2014

Bring your great idea to life! This six-week online course will explore what it takes to be an entrepreneur.

Notices

VPL re-organizing its main branch, making it easier to find materials

VPL is re-organizing several floors of the Central Library this summer, making it easier to find materials and getting ready for its new ‘technology floor’ and Inspiration Lab.

james.bond@vpl.ca