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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.
Monday at 9:00 a.m.
VPL Career Explorer at Central Branch
Training Zone, Level 4
Monday at 10:00 a.m.
VPL Toddler Storytime at Kitsilano Branch Library

Monday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room, Children's Library, LL
Monday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Moviemaker for Kids at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab, Level 3
Monday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Preschool Storytime at Kitsilano Branch Library

Monday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Little Babytime at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room, Children's Library, LL
Monday at 11:30 a.m.
VPL BC Employment Standards-Introduction for Employees at S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Fraser
205-5838 Fraser Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5W 2Z5
Monday at 1:00 p.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club: Ticket to Ride at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room, Children's Library, LL
Monday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club: Book a Trip to Your Library at Terry Salman Branch Library

Monday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Inspiration Lab Drop-in: Video Recording at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab, Level 3
Monday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Computer Basics 2: Files and Folders at Central Branch
Computer Training Lab, Level 7
Monday at 2:30 p.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club: Lego Block Party at Renfrew Branch Library

Monday at 3:30 p.m.
VPL Oakridge Book Club at Oakridge Branch Library
Meeting Room
Monday at 4:00 p.m.
VPL Resident Audio Expert: Sound Project Consultations at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab, Level 3
Monday at 4:00 p.m.
VPL Man in the Moon at Mount Pleasant Branch Library

Monday at 6:30 p.m.
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.

Library News

VPL’s Writing & Book Camp - Register today!
posted on July 21, 2016

Attention young writers! Learn from professional authors and illustrators, sharpen your skills and spark your imagination, Aug. 8-12. Limited seats available!

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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