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For a full listing of current programs, training courses and other library events, please try our online Events Calendar.

Library Board Seeks Further Legal Advice on Assisted Suicide Workshop
posted on September 24, 2009
The Vancouver Public Library Board of Trustees decided this evening at their monthly meeting to seek further legal advice concerning a request by Exit International, an assisted suicide organization based in Australia, to hold a workshop at the Central Library.
Legal Counsel Advises Assisted Suicide Workshop Could Contravene Criminal Code
posted on September 21, 2009
Based on legal counsel and input from the Vancouver Police Department, Vancouver Public Library has reviewed and declined a request by Exit International, an assisted suicide organization based in Australia, to hold a workshop at the Central Library.
Longer Loans for CDs, DVDs and Videos!
posted on September 18, 2009
Now you can borrow CDs, DVDs and videos for up to 3 weeks!  Check out our amazing collection of movies, music and more on our online catalogue
2009 Express Yourself Bookmark Contest for Teens
posted on September 15, 2009
Show off your artistic talents by designing a bookmark celebrating winter reading. Artists of all levels aged 13 to 18 years are invited to participate. Contest ends October 16. 
Ivan E. Coyote: Writer-in-Residence Inaugural Reading
posted on September 13, 2009
Acclaimed writer and performer Ivan E. Coyote will tell stories and read from some of her award-winning works on Monday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Central Library.
Baby Welcoming Day
posted on September 12, 2009
Calling all babies! Come meet your neighbours and learn more about library programs and services for babies and their caregivers.
Bid for Literacy Today!
posted on September 10, 2009
Help raise a reader today! Bid on unique auction items that money can’t buy at www.bidforliteracy.com! 100% of all funds raised support family literacy programs in BC!
Finally Get Comfortable with Using a Computer
posted on September 06, 2009
Get an overview of basic computer functions in this free workshop for adults and seniors. Offered in English & Chinese. No computer experience required.

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