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.
by Kasra Hassani @Kasra_Ha No one was looking down at their phone or staring at the walls. Everyone was fully captivated by Sharon Shorty, award-winning story-teller, as she was sharing the stories of the Tlingit Nation once shared with her by her grandmother. The August 25th event opened with a traditional welcoming song, highlighting the […]
by Kasra Hassani @Kasra_Ha As wildfires rage across BC and water advisories are announced by authorities, we are experiencing the impact of climate change on our daily life more than ever before. Climate change is no longer a worry of the future, or a negligible and intangible increase in average temperature; it can cause devastating […]
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 […]