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Job Posting

Posted by on 17 April 2014

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We are currently seeking a progressive and dynamic Branch Supervisor for our newly relocated Emily Carr Branch Library. Learn more >>

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BC Book Day – April 9

Posted by on 9 April 2014

The province has declared April 9 to be BC Book Day. We're showcasing BC books and authors with displays at our branches. Tweet us @gvpl your favourite BC book.

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GVPL in the News: Seed library blooms at Greater Victoria libraries

Posted by on 8 April 2014

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VICTORIA NEWS - Imagine checking out garden seeds like library books. Thanks to a partnership between LifeCycles and the Greater Victoria Public Library, residents can do exactly that by accessing a new seed library for urban gardeners. Read more >>

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Holiday Hours

Posted by on 8 April 2014

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Easter holiday hours at all Greater Victoria Public Library branches are:
Friday, April 18 • Closed
Saturday, April 19 • Open
Sunday, April 20 • Closed
Monday, April 21 • Closed
Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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GVPL in the News: Victoria seed library gives access to vegetables and knowledge

Posted by on 7 April 2014

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TIMES COLONIST - Capital region residents will soon be able to check out seeds for their gardens — just as they check out books — as the Greater Victoria Public Library launches the Victoria Seed Library, a partnership with LifeCycles. Read more >>

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GVPL in the News: How to raise reader awareness in kids

Posted by on 4 April 2014

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TIMES COLONIST - Teenager Megan Sorensen, an advanced and avid reader, has rarely been cautioned about books, with one notable exception: The Diary of Anne Frank. Read more >>

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April is National Poetry Month

Posted by on 1 April 2014

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April brings spring blossoms, longer days and a celebration of poetry! Take a look at poetry events happening this month >>

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April's Featured Reader is Victoria Poet Laureate Janet Marie Rogers

Posted by on 1 April 2014

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April is Poetry Month and we’ve asked Victoria’s Poet Laureate, Janet Marie Rogers, to give us a peek into her reading world >>

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Take us everywhere you go with our new mobile website

Posted by on 31 March 2014

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GVPL has a new mobile website m.gvpl.ca that allows you to search materials in the collection, place holds, renew items and more on your tablet or smartphone. More info >>

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Alice Munro commemorative coin unveiled at GVPL

Posted by on 26 March 2014

Earlier this week the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a special coin to celebrate Alice Munro's Nobel Prize in Literature. To learn more see the Times Colonist, Globe and Mail, CBC and Chek News stories.

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