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Join us May 7th, 2-3 PM at the Central Library for this one hour seminar (led by the wonderful folks who put on Bike to Work Week) that will cover many cycle commuting basics to help make your bike ride enjoyable and safe. Learn about maneuverability and visibility; fitting your bike and helmet; dealing with tricky intersections and narrow roads; and being prepared for different types of weather. Register online now.
On Saturday, April 23rd, from 12 - 4 pm, come celebrate Earth Day with us by checking out the future of eco-friendly transportation! The University of Victoria's EcoCAR will be on display at the Saanich Centennial Branch, our first branch to pursue Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. UVic is one of 16 universities across North America working to reduce the environmental impact of vehicles by minimizing fuel consumption and reducing emissions.
Join us in the Central Library courtyard Saturday, April 23rd, between 1 and 4 pm for a celebration of Royal poetry and song. Come enjoy poetry readings by the regal Linda Rogers, Barbara Colebrook Peace and Ariel O'Sullivan and original poetry and displays by Victoria school children in honour of the Royal Wedding. Also look for amazing scroll and kite poems on display throughout the library. Drop by this family fun event and pen your own poetry wishes too!
Register for one of our new adult programs. Our April through June programs are here! Register for tours of our new website & catalogue, author readings, armchair travel sessions, computer classes, gardening workshops and more!
FOCUS MAGAZINE - Read about GVPL's CEO Maureen Sawa. Read the Focus article here.