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GVPL honours the Victoria Foundation for its commitment to building better communities and its dedicated support of libraries and literacy. Thank you for seventy five years of inspired giving.
Tous les employés du Greater Victoria Public Library se joignent pour souhaiter la communauté francophone un Joyeux Noël et une Bonne et Heureuse Année!
GOLDSTREAM GAZETTE - More and more items borrowed from the library are being returned on time. With patrons of the Greater Victoria Public Libraries on the rise, the GVPL budgeted for an increase on late fees collected, but that hasn’t been the case. Read more of the Goldstream Gazette article here (requires login with library card and password).
TIMES-COLONIST - If you want to give a book for Christmas, how do you pick from the hundreds of titles without resorting to the predictable best-selling lists? Check out a selection of books recommended by GVPL staff, personal picks from mysteries to biographies, for readers of all ages ... Adult books (PDF) and Children and Teen books (PDF). See the original Times Colonist article here (requires login with library card and password).
This holiday season we’ve partnered with Vancouver Island’s Everybody Deserves a Smile group on their “Kindness Care Packages” campaign. We'll be accepting warm and wooly donations as well as running craft programs where you can decorate holiday bags, both will benefit Victoria's homeless community. Want to help? Find out where and when >>