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Programs & Services

Vancouver Public Library offers a wide range of events, including author readings, civic dialogue, computer training, and storytimes for babies, toddlers, and young children.

Current Event Listings

A searchable listing of current and forthcoming events at VPL branches.

Readers' Cafe

Staff recommended reading, book reviews and author news, VPL book clubs, and upcoming program information.

Aboriginal Storyteller in Residence

Book Sale

More information about the Friends of the Library book sale.


Cultural Access Pass

Kids & Teens

Find out more about events like the Writing & Book Camp, VPL's Teen Advisory Group, and the Summer Reading Club.

New To BC

NewToBC unites 10 public library systems in Greater Vancouver to help connect newcomers with programs and services in their community.

Room Rentals

A range of versatile, affordable meeting spaces are available for rent in the Library Square Conference Centre.

Space for Public Use

There are several ways for non-profit groups, authors, publishers and members of the creative community to access meeting space at VPL.


More information about regularly scheduled and drop-in tours organized by VPL's subject divisions.

Vancouver Inspiration Pass

The Vancouver Inspiration Pass is a free cultural and recreational pass program that allows individuals, families and teens to explore their city. For more information, please visit the Vancouver Inspiration Pass site.

Writer in Residence

Promoting Canadian writing and literature to Vancouver residents.