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All branches will be closed on Monday, September 1 for Labour Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 2nd.
We're still enjoying summer, but have a peek at what's coming this fall before registration begins September 2. We'll be kicking it off with storytimes, Latin for teens, a literary walking tour, a book club for adults, labyrinths, budgeting, seeds & more!
The Local History room at Central Library is closed in preparation for moving to a new Heritage Room combining local history and genealogy. More info >>
GVPL is proud to host the 2nd Annual Play on Words (POW) Fest as part of the Integrate Arts Festival. Drop by the Central Courtyard on Saturday, 12-4 pm, for independent and local creators of playful words, images and music. Events kick-off on Thursday evening with a Zine & Comic Fair, 6-9 pm. No registration required.
All GVPL branches will be closed on Monday, August 4 for BC Day. Regular library service will resume Tuesday, August 5.
For people with no fixed address or in vulnerable housing, libraries are places to seek shelter and stay in touch with loved ones. Read more >>
Fatima is a Children's and Family Literacy Librarian and the Coordinator of our Summer Reading Club. Check out her favourite reads >>
The call for nominations for a new City of Victoria Poet Laureate will be announced in September 2014. The City of Victoria and the Greater Victoria Public Library invite you to fill out a survey to provide your feedback about the process.
Chasing Adland was written and storyboarded by teens in a workshop led by researchers from the University of Victoria. Check out the full, professionally illustrated final version>>