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The Friends of the Library book sale is this weekend!

Posted by on 24 November 2014

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The fantastic Friends book sale is back at Pearkes Recreation Centre (next to the Saanich Centennial Branch), Saturday and Sunday, November 29 & 30th! Don't miss out >>

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AIDS Awareness Week

Posted by on 22 November 2014

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In partnership with AIDS Vancouver Island and Vancouver Island PWA Society, we are hosting the "We Are Here" Storyboard Exhibit at 7 branches until December 6. In partnership with the Belfry Theatre, there will be a special evening of storytelling on November 24, "We Are Here: Busting Stigma Through Storytelling for World AIDS Day".

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Holiday Open House & Food for Fines Day

Posted by on 21 November 2014

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Drop by your local branch for festive refreshments between 2:00 and 4:00pm. And don't forget to bring a donation for the food bank: we will waive up to $5 in overdue fines per cardholder when you bring in a non-perishable food item on Saturday, December 13th.

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Living Library

Posted by on 14 November 2014

Join us on Saturday, November 22 at Central Branch for an afternoon of conversations with "living books".  Details >>

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GVPL announces Emerging Local Authors Collection

Posted by on 13 November 2014

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Greater Victoria Public Library is pleased to announce the establishment of an Emerging Local Authors Collection. The Emerging Local Authors Collection will highlight self-published, independent or small press print works (fiction, poetry and non-fiction) by local authors. Read the News Release >>

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Applications for Emerging Local Authors Collection

Posted by on 12 November 2014

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GVPL is pleased to announce the establishment of an Emerging Local Authors Collection to highlight self-published, independent or small press print works (fiction, poetry and non-fiction) by local authors. Read more >>

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Library Closure: Tuesday, November 11

Posted by on 7 November 2014

All branches will be closed on Tuesday, November 11 for Remembrance Day. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, November 12.

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November's Featured Reader: Jennifer Windecker

Posted by on 7 November 2014

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GVPL welcomes Jennifer as the new Director of Public Services at the Library. Jennifer's reads >>

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Deadline for Youth Poet Laureate nominations extended

Posted by on 6 November 2014

The City of Victoria has extended the nomination deadline for the Youth Poet Laureate position until November 17, 2014. Read more >>

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Nominations for Poet Laureate & Youth Poet Laureate

Posted by on 28 October 2014

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

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