Finish your spring cleaning to make room for new books from the Friends of the Vancouver Public Library’s Spring Used Book Sale! The sale will be on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 3-5 from 10am – 5pm, at the Central Library, 350 W. Georgia. Prices start at just 50 cents for paperbacks and $2.00 for hardcovers. Non-fiction […]
Early in February, Friends of the Vancouver Public Library gathered in the Alice MacKay room at Central branch to celebrate a year of great volunteering successes. This brunch is hosted annually by the Friends board of directors, and honours all those who have committed time, skills, and enthusiasm to the Friends mission. We were joined […]
It is my great pleasure to cordially invite you to our 22nd annual Stay at Home and Read a Book Ball! Each year Friends of the Vancouver Public Library like you curl up with a great book and dive into new worlds of romance, mystery, adventure, and more—all from the comfort of your home. Whether […]
We received this wonderful thank you letter and this lovely collage from Samantha Mills, the VPL Reading and Writing Book Camp Coordinator. In 2014 Friends donated $2500 towards making the camp a reality. It is great to see all those happy faces!
At the VPL Board Meeting of June 25 the Friends of the VPL presented a cheque for $31,500 to Chair, Mary Lynn Baum. Requests large and small are submitted every year from all the branches and Central Library. For 2014 we were able to fully fund all fifteen projects. Major contributions include ongoing support of […]
August 11-15, 2014 at Vancouver Public Library Got the Write Stuff? Calling all aspiring writers and book lovers! Sharpen your skills and spark your imagination at the Library’s Writing & Book Camp! This unique day camp lets youth with a passion for reading and writing connect with well-known authors and illustrators. Each day features a […]