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Upcoming Events

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VPL Active Fiction Project: A ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Walking Tour. at Riley Park neighbourhood
Start outside of art shop on 28th Ave, just east of Main St.
Friday at noon
VPL Art Exhibition: Different Faces of Femininity / Natural Selection at Britannia Branch Library
Art Gallery
Friday at 9:30 a.m.
VPL Ebook Basics at Mount Pleasant Branch Library

Friday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Games Night at Champlain Heights Branch Library

Friday at 6:30 p.m.
VPL Board Games at Champlain Heights Branch Library

Friday at 7:00 p.m.
VPL Active Fiction Project: A ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Walking Tour. at Riley Park neighbourhood
Start outside of art shop on 28th Ave, just east of Main St.
Saturday at noon
VPL Library in the Park at MacLean Park
Keefer St. & Hawks Ave.; rain location: Strathcona Community Centre
Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club Celebration at Renfrew Branch Library

Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Family Storytime In the Park at MacLean Park
Keefer St. & Hawks Ave. Rain location: Strathcona Community Centre
Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL Small Business Tour at Central Branch
Training Zone, Level 4
Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
VPL It's Easy Being Green (Screen) at Central Branch
Inspiration Lab, Level 3
Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Summer Reading Club: Let's Sing at MacLean Park
Keefer St. & Hawks Ave. Rain location: Strathcona Community Centre Games Room.
Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
VPL Lego Block Party at Mount Pleasant Branch Library

Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Board Games at Champlain Heights Branch Library

Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Buying and Selling on Craigslist at Central Branch
Computer Training Lab, Level 7
Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
VPL Active Fiction Project: A ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Walking Tour. at Riley Park neighbourhood
Start outside of art shop on 28th Ave, just east of Main St.
Sunday at noon
VPL Family Storytime at Mount Pleasant Branch Library

Sunday at 11:00 a.m.
VPL Teen Button Making! at Central Branch
Teen Library, Level 2
Sunday at 11:30 a.m.
VPL Weekly Family Art Programs (fee applies) at Vancouver Art Gallery

Sunday at 12:00 p.m.
VPL Introduction to Mobile Apps at Central Branch
Computer Training Lab, Level 7
Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
VPL BTW, I Made This – Crafts for Teens at Champlain Heights Branch Library

Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Library News

Summer Reading Club: Build Your Story Contest Results
posted on August 26, 2015

Thank you to all Summer Reading Club kids who submitted short stories, graphic novels and poetry for VPL's Build Your Story contest. View the top stories

New hours for Britannia branch coming this September!
posted on August 18, 2015

VPL’s Britannia branch is changing its opening hours and making them more consistent year-round.

Award-winning storyteller and performer Sharon Shorty named VPL’s 2015 aboriginal storyteller in residence
posted on August 12, 2015

Join us in welcoming Sharon Shorty as VPL's new aboriginal storyteller at a special event on Aug. 25.

Vancouver Special Podcast
posted on July 21, 2015

VPL's Vancouver Special podcast explores the year 2002 and the city's first ever city-wide book club with award-winning author Wayson Choy.

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