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Phil Edmonston Visits GVPL
“Dr. Phil,” Canada’s best-known automotive expert and bestselling author of Lemon-Aid consumer guides, will visit the library on Thursday morning from 11 am – 12 pm in the Central Branch Rotunda.
Black History Month
In honour of Canada’s month long celebration of Black History Month, we are hosting a special exhibit at the Central Branch on loan from Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada, as well as a special evening of music and spoken word…
Heritage Week is February 15-21
In honour of BC’s Heritage Week we’re hosting another great program that will take you back in time. Details >>
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.