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Thank you to everyone who attended Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation. We'd love your feedback.
November 7, 2017 Tonight Greater Victoria Public Library concludes its speaker series focused on Canada’s Aboriginal people, a series aimed at building a greater understanding of the need for reconciliation in Canada. Presented in partnership with Victoria Native Friendship [...]
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Library's Food for Fines program supports local food banks October 19, 2017 What: On October 28 and 29, Greater Victoria Public Library will waive overdue fines up to $5 per library cardholder in exchange for donating a [...]
Library offers streaming music collection and partners with POV FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2017 Victoria, BC – Greater Victoria Public Library cardholders can now access Naxos Music Library, an expansive, classical music collection. This streaming music collection [...]
Issued by the City of Victoria and GVPL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2017 Victoria, BC – A new library is set to open in the James Bay neighbourhood in early 2018. The community and media are invited to [...]
Canada's largest literary prize, the Scotiabank Giller Prize, has announced the five shortlisted titles for the 2017 competition. The $100,000 prize will be awarded to one of the following Canadian authors: Rachel Cusk, Ed O'Loughlin, Michael Redhill, Eden Robinson or Michelle Winters.
GVPL invites local authors with self-published, independent and small press books to apply to be part of the 2018/2019 Emerging Local Authors Collection.
GVPL is participating in the cross-Canada Culture Days initiative. Attend one of our programs taking place September 29 and 30.