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With around 1 million books, magazines and newspapers in our collection, GVPL is the place to kick start your curiosity and ignite your imagination.

Our books and collections, available in 15 languages, will enlarge your world, inviting you on a journey to create, discover and imagine.

Browse our catalogue to put an item on hold or choose a digital title to read instantly.

Unsure how to use our digital collections? Book a one-on-one session with a library staff member to learn the tips and tricks.

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    Biblioboard
    Download ebooks from our Emerging Local Authors Collection and others
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    Biblioenfants
    Digital picture books in French with animation, sound effects and narration
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    Canadian Newsstream
    Articles from more than 300 Canadian newspapers from the last 10 to 20 years
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    CBCA
    Articles from Canadian periodicals, journals, publications and more
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    cloudLibrary
    Borrow thousands of ebooks and e-audiobooks for all ages
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    DragonSource
    Digital copies of popular Chinese-language magazines
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    Library PressDisplay
    Today’s international newspapers from 100 countries with full images and text
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    MaBiblioNumérique
    French-language, fiction and non-fiction ebooks for kids, teens and adults
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    MasterFILE Premier
    Thousands of articles and documents on every subject
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    NoveList
    Get reading suggestions and discover new authors
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    OverDrive (Library To Go)
    Borrow thousands of ebooks and e-audiobooks for all ages
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    ProQuest Digital Microfilm
    Back issues of the Times Colonist from 2011 to two months ago
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    RBdigital Magazines
    Instantly read digital magazines on your device
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    TumbleBookCloud
    Graphic novels, videos and read-along books for K to 12 students
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    Tumblebooks
    Digital picture books with animation, sound effects and narration
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    Get help with computer, device and Internet basics.

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