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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: Degrees of Existence at Britannia Branch Library
In the Art Gallery area of the library.
Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
VPL Psychology Month: The Happiness Trap at Britannia Branch Library

Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
VPL Taxation and Filing with VanCity at Collingwood Branch Library

Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
VPL Art Exhibit: Degrees of Existence at Britannia Branch Library
In the Art Gallery area of the library.
Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
VPL Canadian Citizenship Preparation (part 1 of 2) at Fraserview Branch Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
VPL Toddler Storytime at Terry Salman Branch Library

Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Britannia Branch Library

Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
VPL Toddler Storytime at Renfrew Branch Library

Wednesday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Champlain Heights Branch Library

Wednesday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Kitsilano Branch Library

Wednesday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL ESL Conversation Circle at Collingwood Branch Library

Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at South Hill Branch Library

Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Hastings Branch Library

Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Toddler Storytime at Terry Salman Branch Library

Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Britannia Branch Library

Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Renfrew Branch Library

Wednesday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Champlain Heights Branch Library

Wednesday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Firehall Branch Library

Wednesday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Kitsilano Branch Library

Wednesday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Babytime at South Hill Branch Library

Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.
VPL Little Babytime at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room Children's Library, LL
Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.
VPL ESL Conversation Circle at Oakridge Branch Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.
VPL Inspiration Lab Drop-in: Editing at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab, Level 3
Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Career and Job Search Tour at Central Branch
Training Zone, Level 4
Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.

Library News

Coming soon: TED2016
posted on February 01, 2016

Watch TED Talks in Vancouver streamed live at VPL from Feb. 15 – 19. View locations and the schedule

B.C.-born storybook characters come to
neighbourhoods around Vancouver

posted on January 26, 2016

New Reading Lights plaques launch today to spark love of reading for kids, families.

East Vancouver artist selected for library public art project
posted on January 14, 2016

Artist Erica Stocking to create a public art piece for Vancouver’s new nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona branch.

New: Hundreds of digital magazines at your
fingertips via Zinio and VPL

posted on December 16, 2015

VPL launches the Zinio service and opens the digital door for users to connect to a virtual newsstand of magazines.

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