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Writer in Residence: Call for Expressions of Interest
posted on April 27, 2017

Do you write write and illustrate graphic novels? VPL's next writer in residence could be you! Deadline is Monday, May 22, 2017. Find out more.

Just announced: TED2017 streaming live at VPL
posted on April 25, 2017

Watch TED Talks in Vancouver streamed live at VPL until April 28. View locations and the schedule

Deadline for Reading Lights submissions this Sunday!
posted on April 24, 2017

B.C. writers and illustrators invited to submit proposals for 20 new VPL and CWILL BC Reading Lights by April 30.

New building brings library branch and affordable housing to East Hastings
posted on April 19, 2017

VPL's nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona branch and YWCA Cause We Care House on East Hastings is now open! Read more

Construction officially begins on Vancouver’s central library expansion
posted on April 03, 2017

Reading room and ‘garden in the sky’ public garden are part of the project anticipated to open in spring 2018.

VPL launches new online gallery highlighting Women’s Memorial Quilt
posted on March 28, 2017

New VPL project digitizes panels remembering murdered and missing women of the city’s Downtown Eastside.

Vancouver poet laureate calling for submissions for upcoming anthology
posted on March 27, 2017

New book to bring together the Vancouver’s vibrant literary and culinary scenes.

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.

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