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What Do I Read Next?

Not sure what to read next? Get personalized reading recommendations from VPL librarians. You can also browse our new titles.

 

Did You Know?

A variety of current local and international newspapers are available on Level 5 of the Central Library. See the Subject Guides: for Canadian and International newspapers.

Upcoming Events

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VPL Art Exhibit: Paintings by Kyla Bourgh and Dianna Burns at Britannia Branch Library
In the Art Gallery area of the branch.
Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
VPL Mindful Eating for Weight Control Part 2 at Vancouver General Hospital - OASIS Clinic

Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Kensington Branch Library

Tuesday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club: Family Storytime at Renfrew Branch Library

Tuesday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Toddler Storytime at Oakridge Branch Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Moviemaker for Kids at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab, Level 3
Tuesday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Dunbar Branch Library

Tuesday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Mount Pleasant Branch Library

Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Britannia Branch Library

Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Joe Fortes Branch Library

Tuesday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Babytime at West Point Grey Branch Library

Tuesday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Oakridge Branch Library
Meeting Room
Tuesday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Mount Pleasant Branch Library

Tuesday at 11:30 a.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club: Paper Minecraft Travel Tales at Dunbar Branch Library

Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL The Golden Spruce Book Club at Central Branch
Board Breakout Room, Level 7
Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Storytelling with Interviews: Using Technology to Record at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab, Level 3
Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Tech Café at Central Branch
Training Zone, Level 3
Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club: Space Odyssey at South Hill Branch Library

Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.
VPL Lego Block Party at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room, Children's Library, LL
Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.
VPL ESL Conversation Circle at Central Branch
Board Breakout Room, Level 7
Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
VPL One-to-One Resume Clinic at Collingwood Branch Library

Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
VPL Opera Night - Le Nozze di Figaro at Renfrew Branch Library
Meeting room
Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
VPL Pyjama Storytime at Kerrisdale Branch Library

Tuesday at 6:45 p.m.

Library News

Ding! Ding! The next round of VPL's Battle of the Books begins July 16!
posted on July 15, 2016

Tell us which of our remaining books for kids should be this year's ‘top road trip read’ of the summer? Vote today!

Weird and Wacky Central Library Tour
posted on July 13, 2016

Have you ever wondered about the most unusual items in the library's collection? View the tour schedule

Donate a new or gently used musical instrument to VPL
posted on July 04, 2016

Help make music more accessible through the Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library. Donations now being accepted until Aug. 5! Learn more...

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