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Nominations for Poet Laureate & Youth Poet Laureate

Posted by on 28 October 2014

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The City of Victoria is seeking nominations for the positions of Poet Laureate and Youth Poet Laureate. Read more >>

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GVPL Remembers WWI

Posted by on 28 October 2014

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In recognition of the centenary of WWI, GVPL is partnering with the Royal BC Museum for a special Booksmack on November 5 in addition to a variety of programs throughout November.

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Job Opportunity: Auxiliary Circulation Assistants

Posted by on 22 October 2014

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We are currently recruiting Auxiliary Circulation Assistants to join our team. More info >>

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Victoria Book Prizes Announced

Posted by on 17 October 2014

Congratulations to our local authors! M.A.C. Farrant won the  Victoria Butler Book Prize for The World Afloat and Daniel Loxton won the Bolen Books Children's Book Prize for Pterosaur Trouble.

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Celebrate Canadian Library Month at GVPL

Posted by on 17 October 2014

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How have libraries touched your life and opened up new opportunities? Read the News Release >>

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"Lest We Forget" Contest

Posted by on 15 October 2014

Share a favourite book or film about WWI for a chance to win tickets to the Victoria Symphony's performance of "Lest We Forget", a concert of remembrance on October 25th.

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Adobe Digital Editions 4 (ADE 4)

Posted by on 14 October 2014

There are concerns about the newest edition of Adobe Digital Editions (ADE 4) and its collection of user data. Patrons who are concerned about preserving their privacy can still use library eBooks by continuing to use their Adobe ID, but should not use ADE 4 at this time. Learn more >>

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Big Library Read: Anatomy of a Misfit

Posted by on 14 October 2014

The young adult novel Anatomy of a Misfit is the Big Library Read. Download & start reading immediately from Oct. 13-28 - no holds or waitlist!

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Holiday Closure

Posted by on 6 October 2014

All GVPL branches will be closed Monday, October 13 for Thanksgiving. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, October 14, 2014.

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Victoria Book Prizes: Choose Your Favourites

Posted by on 3 October 2014

The winners of the 2014 Victoria Book Prizes will be announced October 15.  Choose your favourites for a chance to win a set of shortlisted titles.

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