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Upcoming Events

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VPL Art Exhibition: My Vintage Rubble & Fish and Moose at Britannia Branch Library
Art Gallery area of library.
Friday at 9:00 a.m.
VPL Career Explorer at Central Branch
Training Zone, Level 4
Friday at 10:00 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Kensington Branch Library

Friday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Dunbar Branch Library

Friday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Kerrisdale Branch Library

Friday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Story Circle for Adults at Oakridge Branch Library

Friday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room Children's Library, LL
Friday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Mount Pleasant Branch Library

Friday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Preschool Storytime at Oakridge Branch Library
Meeting Room
Friday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL KidsZone: Fibre Arts at Mount Pleasant Branch Library
Meeting Room
Friday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Fireside Book Club at Joe Fortes Branch Library
Stanley Court Room (West End Community Centre)
Friday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Kensington Branch Library

Friday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at West Point Grey Branch Library

Friday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Kerrisdale Branch Library

Friday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Joke Bomb Your Library at Terry Salman Branch Library

Friday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Geronimo Stilton Party at Collingwood Branch Library

Friday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Babytime at Marpole Branch Library

Friday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Make Your Own Lego Movie at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room Children's Library, LL
Friday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Teen Creation Lab: Make a Zine at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab, Level 3
Friday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Lego Block Party at Firehall Branch Library
Meeting room
Friday at 2:30 p.m.
VPL Afternoon at the Movies: Zootopia at Renfrew Branch Library
Meeting room
Friday at 3:30 p.m.
VPL ESL Conversation Circle at South Hill Branch Library

Friday at 3:30 p.m.

Library News

New Reading Lights plaques announced today to spark imaginations and inspire love of reading for kids, families
posted on February 23, 2017

Twenty new bold, colourful plaques near parks, playgrounds and libraries highlight B.C. children's books in neighbourhoods across Vancouver.

February is Black History Month
posted on February 01, 2017

Black History Month brings a number of special events, film screenings and panel discussions to VPL branches across the city. See the schedule

VPL launches new picture book for Vancouver families with young children
posted on January 26, 2017

Come along as we talk, sing, play, write and read through the whimsical story of The Reading Tree. Read more

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