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Upcoming

Drop-in Family Storytime
Saturday, November 29th, 11:00 - 11:30 am at Saanich Centennial Branch
Drop-in Baby Time
Monday, December 1st, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Juan de Fuca Branch
Drop-in Baby Time
Monday, December 1st, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Central Branch
Drop-in Baby Time
Monday, December 1st, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Oak Bay Branch
Drop-in Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, December 2nd, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Saanich Centennial Branch
Drop-in Family Storytime
Tuesday, December 2nd, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Nellie McClung Branch
Drop-in Toddler Time
Tuesday, December 2nd, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Oak Bay Branch
Drop-in Family Storytime
Wednesday, December 3rd, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Esquimalt Branch
Drop-in Toddler Time
Wednesday, December 3rd, 11:00 - 11:30 am at Saanich Centennial Branch
Drop-in Family Storytime
Wednesday, December 3rd, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Central Saanich Branch

Welcome to the Kids and Tweens page!

 


Things to do during the school year!

Drop by any branch to find books and magazines, use our public computers, do some homework, play board games, do puzzles, or meet friends. You’ll also find board games, puzzles and more to play with in the library!

Catch up on a project. For help, drop by any location to speak to staff or take advantage of our online resources including AskNow (a cool service that connects you with librarians live online!)

Enjoy your favourite tunes on Freegal's downloadable music site.

Watch movies & tv shows, listen to music, and listen to audiobooks at Hoopla.

Have fun with TumbleBooks.

Check out GVPL's downloadable ebooks, eAudiobooks and streaming video.

Learn how to speak pirate (or any other language you want) using Mango Languages.

 

Borrow Books, Music, Games & More!

We have video games, graphic novels, and DVDs available, plus free downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks.  Is there something great we should buy? We welcome your suggestions for purchase.

Be sure to check out our GVPL Recommends for Kids booklists for some great staff suggestions!

 

Great Books from 2014!

Great Books for Ages 0-4

Great Books for Ages 5-8

Great Books for Ages 9-12

 


Great News!

Late charges for children's DVDs and Blu-rays have been reduced from $1.50/day to $0.30/day.

The fine for Kids Fastviews remains $1.50/day.