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Library Closure: Monday, August 4

Posted by on 24 July 2014

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All GVPL branches will be closed on Monday, August 4 for BC Day. Regular library service will resume Tuesday, August 5.

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GVPL in the News: Libraries play an important role in the lives of vulnerable citizens

Posted by on 24 July 2014

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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 >>

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Our Featured Reader for July is Fatima Ferreira

Posted by on 18 July 2014

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Fatima is a Children's and Family Literacy Librarian and the Coordinator of our Summer Reading Club. Check out her favourite reads >>

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Public Survey: City of Victoria Poet Laureate

Posted by on 14 July 2014

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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.

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Victoria Seed Library Feedback

Posted by on 14 July 2014

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In March 2014, the Victoria Seed Library was launched in partnership with LifeCycles and we’d love to get your feedback on how things are going.

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Chasing Adland: a comic created by teens in the library

Posted by on 10 July 2014

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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>>

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New collection: Readers to Go

Posted by on 7 July 2014

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New readers go through a lot of books! The Readers to Go bag is an easy way to provide emerging readers with a variety of short books that are specifically designed for children learning to read. More info >>

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Our Summer Challenge 2014 is on!

Posted by on 7 July 2014

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Looking for more fun stuff to do this summer? All ages can choose from 40 fabulous activities that you can do whenever you like throughout the summer. Every challenge completed will earn you an entry into our prize draws. More info >>

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Upgrade to Interlibrary Loan system

Posted by on 3 July 2014

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The Interlibrary Loan system (OutLook OnLine) has been upgraded and offers a more user-friendly design and improved options for filtering and displaying search results. Learn more >>

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Summer programs for adults!

Posted by on 25 June 2014

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Summer isn't just for kids! We have lots of programs for adults too: from puppets and seeds to local authors and homeschooling. Check out our calendar for more of what's in store this summer!

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