The Firehall Branch and bookdrop are undergoing renovations and will be closed to the public November 17-25, 2014. We apologize for the inconvenience.

  

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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.
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. 

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