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…
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 […]
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 […]