The elevator at Kerrisdale is down until further notice. An accessible entrance is located via the ramp at West 43rd & West Blvd.


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Upcoming Events

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VPL Art Exhibition: Burned Alive with wood burning artist, Julia Van Oygen at Britannia Branch Library
In the Art Gallery area of the branch.
Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club: Family Storytime at Renfrew Branch Library

Tuesday at 10:15 a.m.
VPL Inspiration Lab Drop-in: Video Recording at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab, Level 3
Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Reel Reads for Kids: James and the Giant Peach at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room, Children's Library, LL
Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Tech Café at Central Branch
Training Zone, Level 3
Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Tech Café - Cantonese Sessions 電腦角-廣東話輔導 at Central Branch
Training Zone, Level 3
Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club Celebration 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 Computer Help Drop-in at Hastings Branch Library

Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
VPL Opera Night - La Traviata at Renfrew Branch Library
Meeting room
Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
VPL ESL Book Club at Collingwood Branch Library

Tuesday at 7:00 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.
Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
VPL Library in the Park at MacLean Park

Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime in the Park at MacLean Park

Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Field Recording: How to Record Sound Anywhere at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab
Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Babytime at Renfrew Branch Library

Wednesday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club Celebration at MacLean Park

Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
VPL Maker Girls at Kensington Branch Library

Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
VPL Reel Reads for Kids: Princess and the Frog at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room, Children's Library, LL
Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Inspiration Lab Drop-in: Sound Recording at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab, Level 3
Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Computer Help Drop-in at Hastings Branch Library

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.
VPL Teen Advisory Group at Fraserview Branch Library

Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.
VPL Early Language and Literacy Workshop: Storytelling at Oakridge Branch Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
VPL ESL Conversation Circle at Central Branch
Alma VanDusen Room, Lower Level
Thursday at 10:15 a.m.

Library News

We asked. You responded. What do you think?
posted on August 29, 2016

Tell us what you think about how we’re focusing the library’s strategic plan, VPL 2020, to guide us over the next three years.

Tell us what you think about how we’re focusing the library’s strategic plan, VPL 2020, to guide us over the next three yearsTell us what you think about how we’re focusing the library’s strategic plan, VPL 2020, to guide us over the next three years

Upcoming Holiday Hours
posted on August 29, 2016

All library branches (except for the Carnegie branch) will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 (Labour Day). See branch locations for hours during the week.

Sweet win for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; declared best road trip read of the summer
posted on August 26, 2016

VPL's epic 2016 Battle of the Books: Road Trip Rumble votes are in! The kids have spoken.

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.

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