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.
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!
Summer Reading Club 2014
Summer Reading Club 2014 is extended during school closure!
Summer Reading Club is officially extended until school reopens. Kids can continue to sign up as new members and collect prizes (while supplies last).
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.
Week #7, your Grand Prize Week, begins Wednesday, August 13th! We will be handing out prizes through the first week of September.
Ballots for the Week #2 Prize (gift certificate to a local bookstore) and the Week #4 Prize (gift certificate to a local pizza place) will be drawn Monday, September 8th.
For more information about the club, or to register for programs, check our website at gvpl.ca
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.