Category : News
Meet Victoria’s new Youth Poet Laureate – Ann-Bernice Thomas
Ann-Bernice Thomas was announced as Victoria’s newest Youth Poet Laureate. Read more »
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Emily Carr Branch
On January 8, 1966, Saanich Reeve H. Curtis opened the first branch of the Victoria Public Library in the Town and Country shopping centre (later known as the Emily Carr Branch). It was the start of the region-wide system we know…
Emerging Local Authors Book Fair
Meet writers from the 2015 collection at the next Emerging Local Authors Book Fair on Saturday, January 23 at the Central Branch, 1:30-4:30 pm.
Staff Picks from 2015
We’ve compiled a list of our favourite Canadian books from 2015!
Skill Builders Adaptive Toys Kits
GVPL has added to our collection fun toys that have been specially selected for kids with developmental and physical challenges. Great for all families! Learn more »
Thanks for your generous support!
Almost 600 GVPL patrons participated in last weekend’s Food for Fines event donating non-perishable food items for local food banks in return for up to $5 in fines waived.
FAQs for changes to the website & catalogue
With the recent system upgrade, there have been several changes to the library website and catalogue. Please check the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
We are currently seeking a Director of Communication and Development, and an Accounts Receivable and Payable Clerk. Both are regular full-time positions.
Borrow a tablet
GVPL is lending Nexus 7 Tablets so you can explore the library’s extensive digital collections, including ebooks, downloadable and streaming audiobooks, movies, television shows, music and magazines. Learn how you can borrow a tablet.
Holiday Closure: Wednesday, July 1
All GVPL branches will be closed on Wednesday, July 1 for Canada Day.