• Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5k Charity Challenge

    Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5k Charity Challenge

    Exciting news! Friends of the VPL is partnering with VPL Foundation to support Readers in Motion, a team of sporty bibliophiles running the Scotiabank Charity Challenge! Representing Friends, we are proud to have Daphne Wood (VPL Staff Liaison to the Friends Board) and Zoe Beavis (Volunteer Coordinator and Friends Board member) running the half marathon […]

  • RBC Donates $1000 at book sale

    RBC Donates $1000 at book sale

    Many thanks to the RBC employees from the  Hastings & Nanaimo Branch who volunteered their time to help pack up the leftover books on May 23.  As part of Royal Bank of Canada’s  Day of Service program, a donation was made by the RBC Foundation to Friends of the VPL for $1000.  We’re so pleased […]

  • Volunteer Opportunities!

    Volunteer Opportunities!

    Do you enjoy the challenges of a retail environment? Are you friendly and outgoing with cash sales experience? Friends of the Vancouver Public Library is seeking new volunteers to work in book’mark, The Library Store. book’mark is a retail business located at VPL Central Branch (350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver), with profits going to support […]

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The Friends of the Vancouver Public Library are a community of library lovers who volunteer, fundraise, and advocate in support of the Vancouver Public Library.

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