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Seniors

Could you use a little help with computers?

Connect with one of our Teen Tech Buddies! Teen volunteers pair up one-on-one with adults for help with new technologies such as the Internet, email, digital cameras, ebook readers or whatever you want to know about! Tech Buddies takes place at various branches throughout the year. Call or visit your local branch, or email teens@gvpl.ca for more information.

What can the Greater Victoria Public Library do for you?

The library is a great place to find books, movies and music, read newspapers and magazines or take computer classes, all for free! We also provide access to Assistive Services.


Want to learn how to use a computer?

Take one of our many free computer and internet classes, then use our computers to practise what you have learned.


Have a burning question about something?

Our Librarians are here to help! We can answer reference questions in person, by phone, e-mail and live online chat.


Are you a member of a book club?

Our book club sets are great! In each one you will find ten copies of the book, plus an author bio, book summary and discussion questions. We have also collected a number of large print books and audiobooks in our Low Vision Book Club Sets.


Want to know if there are any upcoming events or author readings you are interested in?

Check out our Programs and Events calendar to find out what is happening at the library.


Other Resources

BC Seniors' Guide - A book-style compilation of information and resources to help plan for and live a healthy lifestyle as we age. It includes information on provincial and federal programs, with sections on benefits, health, lifestyle, housing, transportation, finances, safety and security, and other services. The PDF can be downloaded in English, French, Chinese, and Punjabi.

Seniors' Services Directory - From Seniors Serving Seniors, this resource contains over 500 listings for community resources with information on a wide range of topics, including adult day programs, health, housing, transportation and financial assistance.