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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.
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>>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>