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Donate used books for the Friends of VPL spring sale
posted on March 25, 2017

From March 27 to April 24, donate your used books, CDs, DVDs and LPs to the Friends of the VPL for their upcoming used book sale to support the library.

Self-published Vancouver authors: VPL wants your books
posted on March 15, 2017

Submissions now being accepted for VPL's new Vancouver Indie Authors collection. Find out more

New Reading Lights plaques announced today to spark imaginations and inspire love of reading for kids, families
posted on February 23, 2017

Twenty new bold, colourful plaques near parks, playgrounds and libraries highlight B.C. children's books.

VPL launches new picture book for Vancouver families with young children
posted on January 26, 2017

Come along as we talk, sing, play, write and read through the whimsical story of The Reading Tree. Read more

West End Stories tour now available for VPL's Explore This Vancouver app
posted on October 24, 2016

Download and experience the rich history and stories of Vancouver's West End, English Bay and Stanley Park.

VPL and Library and Archives Canada announcement
posted on October 05, 2016

Historians, researchers and the public on the West Coast will soon have easier access to Library and Archives Canada’s online collections and services. Read more

Explore This Vancouver releases : Carnegie Stories
posted on September 19, 2016

Take a trip with VPL's This Vancouver and experience the stories and history of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside through the voices of its residents.

Are you VPL’s next aboriginal storyteller in residence?
posted on September 19, 2016

Is storytelling as a way of sharing culture and building memory something you're passionate about? You could be VPL's next Aboriginal storyteller in residence.

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