Libraries are evolving in so many exciting ways – from inspiration labs full of technology to instrument lending programs to children’s spaces – but one thing has remained consistent: VPL is a space for sparking our creativity and building community.
The Writer in Residence program supports a local writer and provides a valuable mentor to other local writers…
Friends is the primary funder of the Writing & Book Camp, where youth come to grow their skills and learn from others…
Big news! Friends and the Vancouver Zero Waste Centre are working together to keep books out of the recycling bin.
Friends of the VPL is growing and your help is needed!
Do your friends or co-workers ever complain about having too many books? Help ease their burden by running your own book drive for Friends of the VPL!
Every book lover will find something special at the Friends of the Vancouver Public Library’s Fall Used Book Sale this September! The sale will be on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, September 19 to 21 from 10am – 5pm, at the Central Library, 350 W. Georgia. Prices start at just 50 cents for paperbacks and $2.00 for hardcovers. Everything remaining […]
Celebrate with book’mark this July 25 to 27!
Get the best finds and gifts for every book lover on your list at the Friends of the Vancouver Public Library’s Winter Used Book Sale this May! The sale will be on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 2 to 4 from 10am – 5pm, at the Central Library, 350 W. Georgia. Prices start at just 50 cents for paperbacks and $2.00 for […]
There are no shortage of innovative and exciting programs at the Vancouver Public Library. Over the years, Friends members and volunteers have supported many of them, including the Story Circle for Adults.
Just Marie Kondo’d your books? Friends is here for you! From now until March 9, donate your books (and more!) at the Kitsilano, Oakridge and Renfrew Branches, as well as two locations at Central Library.
Think you know everything about the VPL? Check out these unique collections available to everyone with a library card.