Library News

For more information about programs at VPL, please call 604-331-4044. For other news and media enquiries, please call 604-331-3681 or 604-331-4006.

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

New Library Catalogue!
posted on February 24, 2011

We have a new, easier-to-use Library catalogue to help you find books, CDs & DVDs. Enjoy exploring the Library online. You can also watch BCIT Magazine's report about our catalogue here.

Windows' Photo Exhibit Illustrates Vancouver's 125 Years
posted on February 23, 2011

Vancouverites and visitors can explore the city’s history on display in the large windows running along the Hamilton St. side of the Central Library throughout 2011.

VPL Foundation Board Chair Honoured
posted on February 20, 2011

The Library Board has honoured Terry Salman for his 10 years of commitment, dedication and philanthropy on the VPL Foundation Board.

Survey for Central Library Changes
posted on February 16, 2011

Changes are planned for Level 5 to better meet your needs, including more computers and group space. Take our survey to tell us what’s important to you.

SciFi 101 Podshop & Chapbook Now Online!
posted on February 09, 2011

Featuring VPL's 2010 Writer in Residence Spider Robinson, listen to the Library's first-ever podshop sessions online or download the Podshop Chapbook.

David Suzuki Receives 18th George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award
posted on February 03, 2011

David Suzuki, voted one of the top ten Greatest Canadians and author of 52 books, recognized for his outstanding literary achievement in British Columbia.

Tell VPL How to Become a Better Library
posted on February 02, 2011

Vancouver Public Library wants to hear from Library users about how we can make their Library experience even better.

Kensington Branch to Reopen March 1
posted on February 02, 2011

Damaged in late October during a major rainstorm, new flooring is currently being installed which will be followed by reinstalling the shelving and Library materials – books, newspapers, magazines, CDs & DVDs.


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