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Saturday, April 28, GVPL's Children and Family Literacy Librarians presented 5 Early Literacy Practices at the Making Tomorrow Conference. Attend a GVPL Babytime or Storytime to learn how to foster reading, singing, talking, writing and playing and help your child get ready to read. Check out our booklists!
Are you interested in working with kids and becoming a Summer Reading Club or a Reading Buddies Assistant? We have 7 positions available at the Library this summer. Find out more, here >>
Why is Sir Joseph Trutch considered to be one of the worst people in Canadian history? This Tale tells all. Enter if you dare >>
This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic. Here is a selection of links including a booklist for younger readers to recognize the occasion and honour the lives lost.
GVPL is celebrating the art of poetry this month with several wonderful programs. Enjoy readings and discussion with Steve Noyes, and Catherine Greenword; encounter "random acts of poetry" with Wendy Morton's Get Poemed!; and broaden your perspective of the world by viewing Thorough Our Eyes, a fascinating and moving photography and poetry project now on display at the Central Library which connects the lives of Afghan and Canadian girls.
Register for our latest line up of great adult programs. Poet's Showcase, some groovy Gardening programs, new computer programs and the return of our successful Speed Dating event, for starters! Have a look at what's happening at GVPL!
It's the Friends of the Library Booksale this weekend! All proceeds support Library programs and services. To find out more about the Friends, visit their website.
Every year, French-speaking communities around the world celebrate the Journée Internationale de la Francophonie, which takes place on March 20th to promote the French language in all its diversity and richness. To learn more about the activities taking place in your community, visit www.rvf.ca and www.francocentre.com . Francophones and francophiles, c’est un rendez-vous…!
Check out your local GVPL library branch! We have activity centres and lots of friendly staff to help you out. Read a book or magazine, attend a fun program, meet new friends or play games. You can even enjoy GVPL from home! Check out our ‘Library to Go’ for downloadable ebooks and audiobooks or listen to your favourite tunes on Freegal’s downloadable music site. March Break fun begins here!