Online Fines payment is currently out of service. We are working on it.

The catalogue, events calendar, telephone renewal, and access to databases will be out of service from 6pm Feb. 7 2016 through Feb. 8 2016 for maintenance.

The elevator at Kerrisdale will be unavailable from January 18th to March 16th 2016. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please visit us via the accessible ramp located on the corner of 43rd Ave & West Boulevard.


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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.
Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
VPL Lego Block Party at Collingwood Branch Library

Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL What is Social Media? at Central Branch
Computer Lab, Level 7
Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Terry Salman Branch Library

Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room Children's Library, LL
Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Renfrew Branch Library

Saturday at 11:15 a.m.
VPL Lunar New Year Celebration 熱熱鬧鬧慶新年 at Hillcrest Centre
in the gymnasium on 2nd floor
Saturday at 11:30 a.m.
VPL PuSh Festival: Human Library at Central Branch
Level 3
Saturday at 12:00 p.m.
VPL Teen Book Club at Hastings Branch Library

Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
VPL Early Readers Book Club at Marpole Branch Library

Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL PAWS 4 Stories at Central Branch
Harvey Southam Room Children's Library, LL
Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Kensington Branch Library

Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Resources for Writers at Central Branch
Computer Lab, Level 7
Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL KidsZone at Collingwood Branch Library

Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
VPL Teen Advisory Group at Oakridge Branch Library

Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
VPL Lego Block Party at Fraserview Branch Library

Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
VPL Storytelling: Be the Hero at Hastings Branch Library

Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
VPL Tween Book Club at Kerrisdale Branch Library

Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
VPL Man in the Moon at Britannia Branch Library

Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
VPL Reading Buddies at Oakridge Branch Library

Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
VPL Reading Buddies at Marpole Branch Library

Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
VPL Man in the Moon at Terry Salman Branch Library

Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime at Mount Pleasant Branch Library

Sunday at 11:00 a.m.

Library News

Upcoming Holiday Hours
posted on February 03, 2016

All library branches (except for the Carnegie branch) will be closed Mon, Feb. 8 (Family Day). See branch locations for hours during the week.

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.

james.bond@vpl.ca