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As of February 7th you’ll notice some improvements to our eBooks and downloadable audiobook collections available under GVPL Library to Go and BC Libraries to Go: faster checkout, instant access that doesn’t require extra software or downloading, consistent look whether you’re using a mobile device or your desktop, and better search tools. Check out the short demo on YouTube.
It's February and time for this month's new "Featured Reader"! Meet Nathan from GVPL and find out what he's reading.
Please note all branches of the Greater Victoria Public Library will be closed for Family Day, February 11th. Library hours will resume on Tuesday, February 12, 2013.
As Canadians celebrate Black history throughout the month of February, GVPL has partnered with the BC Black History Awareness Society to provide a series of programs to celebrate Black Canadians. Check out our Tales from the Vault story about Mifflin Wistar Gibbs or explore the booklists we've created: Novels in Honour of Black History Month, Non-Fiction for Black History Month, and Black History Month for Kids.
OAK BAY NEWS - Greg Bunyan was named last week the chair of the Greater Victoria Public Library board. Read more >>
Are you a parent who received a GVPL Books for Babies bag after your baby was born? Are you a public health nurse or midwife who provided one to a parent? We’d like to hear from you! Complete our survey >>
“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice.
GVPL and the Belfry Theatre have partnered to bring a little theatre into the library. Join us for casual lunchtime chats where cast members and local experts share the Library stage with a Q & A session starting with the Belfry's current production of "Speaking in Tongues". Sign up here.
VICTORIA NEWS - All it takes is a little fun to make your child a better reader. This week the Greater Victoria Public Library will provide that fun with an array of programs to celebrate Family Literacy Day. Read more >>
TIMES COLONIST - The Greater Victoria Public Library is making it a whole week of events for Family Literacy Week. Read more >>