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Upcoming

Drop-in Family Storytime
Friday, August 1st, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Central Branch
Drop-in Family Storytime
Friday, August 1st, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Oak Bay Branch
Animal Crackers
Friday, August 1st, 10:30 - 11:30 am at Bruce Hutchison Branch
Drop-in Family Storytime
Saturday, August 2nd, 11:00 - 11:30 am at Saanich Centennial Branch
Guys' Night Out - A Bedtime Storytime
Tuesday, August 5th, 6:30 - 7:00 pm at Saanich Centennial Branch
Tales with a Twist
Tuesday, August 5th, 2:30 - 3:30 pm at Saanich Centennial Branch
Makerspace Clicking Bugs
Wednesday, August 6th, 1:30 - 2:30 pm at Central Saanich Branch
Tales with a Twist
Thursday, August 7th, 10:30 - 11:30 am at Esquimalt Branch
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
Thursday, August 7th, 10:30 - 11:30 am at Central Branch
Travelling Puppet Show for School-Aged Kids: Puppetry Camp
Wednesday, August 13th, 1:30 - 3:30 pm at Esquimalt Branch

Welcome to the Kids and Tweens page!

Things to do while your school is closed:

Drop by any branch to find books and magazines, use our public computers, do some homework, 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.

Complete fun challenges in the GVPL Summer Challenge 2014 and be entered into our Weekly Prize and Grand Prize draws.

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.


Summer Reading Club 2014

Summer Reading Club 2014 is happening June 26-August 31! For kids 12 and under. Whether you're reading at home or on holidays, you can keep track of your reading and enjoy some incentives along the way.

Staying in town? You're invited to join us for a selection of amazing library programs at branches throughout Greater Victoria. Online registration for special programs begins June 16. Beginning June 26, you are invited to drop by your local library to pick up a self-paced reading record.

For more information about the club, or to register for programs, check our website at gvpl.ca


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.