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Upcoming Events

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VPL Art Exhibition: Burned Alive with wood burning artist, Julia Van Oyen at Britannia Branch Library
In the Art Gallery area of the branch.
Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
VPL Pandora's Collective Book Club at Britannia Branch Library
Art Gallery area in branch
Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
VPL Family Fort Night at Oakridge Branch Library
Children's Area
Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
VPL Navigate B.C.'s Legal System with MyLawBC at Central Branch
Alma VanDusen and Peter Kaye Rooms, Lower Level
Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
VPL Toddler Storytime at West Point Grey Branch Library

Thursday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Toddler Storytime at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room, Children's Library, LL
Thursday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Hastings Branch Library

Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL ESL Library Drop In Tour at Central Branch
Level 2 Escalator
Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Kerrisdale Branch Library

Thursday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Toddler Storytime at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room, Children's Library, LL
Thursday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Inspiration Lab Drop-in: Adobe InDesign at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab, Level 3
Thursday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Little Babytime at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room, Children's Library, LL
Thursday at 1:15 p.m.
VPL Little Babytime at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room, Children's Library, LL
Thursday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club: Book a Trip to Your Library at Kensington Branch Library

Thursday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Teen Book Club on the Beach at Kitsilano Branch Library
Kitsilano Beach
Thursday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Tech Café at Central Branch
Training Zone, Level 3
Thursday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Tech Café - Mandarin Sessions 電腦角-國語輔導 at Central Branch
Training Zone, Level 3
Thursday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Working in BC (Arabic) at ISSofBC Welcome Centre - Head Office
Room 201
Thursday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Career and Job Search Tour at Central Branch
Training Zone, Level 4
Thursday at 2:30 p.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club Celebration at Hastings Branch Library

Thursday at 3:00 p.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club Celebration at Kerrisdale Branch Library

Thursday at 3:00 p.m.
VPL Tween Book Club at Mount Pleasant Branch Library

Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
VPL Interview Skills Workshop at Oakridge Branch Library
Meeting Room
Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
VPL Art Exhibition: Burned Alive with wood burning artist, Julia Van Oyen at Britannia Branch Library
In the Art Gallery area of the branch.
Friday at 9:00 a.m.

Library News

VPL launches cultural and local history tour app; urges residents to Explore This Vancouver
posted on August 23, 2016

VPL's new app allows you to experience the city’s culture and heritage as you've never seen or heard before.

News Release: Vancouver artist selected for community digital art project for nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona branch
posted on August 02, 2016

Vancouver artist Lisa g Nielsen to work with community members to create inspiring art for the new branch.

This week at VPL's Summer Reading Club...
posted on August 02, 2016

Kids can make an electric bug, create a paper Minecraft tale, discover some great reads, vote in this year's Battle of the Books and much more. Check it out!

james.bond@vpl.ca