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Joe Fortes Branch


870 Denman Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6G 2L8
Phone: 604-665-3972

Nearby Branches

Dunbar Branch  |  Kitsilano Branch  |  West Point Grey Branch  |  Kerrisdale Branch


Monday:10am - 9pm
Tuesday:10am - 9pm
Wednesday:10am - 6pm
Thursday:10am - 9pm
Friday:10am - 6pm
Saturday:10am - 5pm
Sunday:1pm - 5pm


Upcoming events at Joe Fortes Branch.

Upcoming Holiday Closures:

Victoria Day - May 22, 2017
Canada Day - July 1, 2017
BC Day - August 7, 2017
Labour Day - September 4, 2017


Phone: 604-665-3972 E-mail:  info@vpl.ca
Branch Head:  Jane Curry
Circulation Supervisor: Carolin Adeli-Sardo
Neighbourhood Services Manager: Mark Koep (Acting) 604-331-3686


Wheelchair accessible
Computers: 12 total
2 Research; 10 with OpenOffice
10 with Internet access* (6 at 60 minutes; 4 at 15 minutes)
Computers have access to a printer
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Wireless Internet (Requirements)


  • English as a second language and Literacy sections with a large ESL kit collection
  • Strong Large Print section
  • Information for Seniors
  • Small reference section.
  • Small collections in Chinese, German, Spanish, French and Persian
  • Strong gay and lesbian fiction and nonfiction collection
  • Gay titles booklist
  • Strong fiction, travel, health and biographies collections


Upcoming Children's Events at Joe Fortes Branch

Other Upcoming Events at Joe Fortes Branch

Joe Fortes Branch

Part of a joint operation with the West End Community Centre and the King George High School. Located in the West End Community Centre


West End


On the Haro Street Local Street bikeway and 2 blocks north of the new Comox Painted Bike lane. Bike racks are right outside the front doors on both sides of entrance [joint with the community centre]. There are more racks around the community centre building as well


5  Robson Street

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Street parking is very limited in the area due to West End Resident Permit Parking program. Pay parking available in the underground parking garage of the Community Centre (entrance off Haro Street)