The used book sales are always a key contribution to the Friends’ annual donation the VPL. After a record-breaking book sale year in 2019, our hopes were high last January, as 2020 started out strong with the winter used book sale raising $15,842.
For many families with kids and those in their extended circle of family and friends, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge. There are fewer ways to visit and support parents when they need it the most. Friends of the VPL offer some suggestions below to connect through books to those “born digital.”
We need your help. For the first time in 25 years, we are in a position where we will not be able to provide the level of support the VPL needs from us due to the pandemic. That is why we are asking for help to do something bold…
As the long winter nights begin, many are finding comfort in simple pleasures like a warm drink, spending time with family or, a pleasure Friends members know well, settling down with a good book. If this is all a little new to you, have no fear, the Danish have been doing it for centuries and […]
Get ready for the holidays with book’mark’s exclusive seasonal sale.
Friends of the VPL Anti-Racism Statement and Commitment The past few months have reactivated and renewed our collective need and urgency to address racism and violence towards BIPOC communities. While many of us are only starting to become aware of what has been a lived reality for BIPOC folks, their experiences extend as far back […]
As fall sets in, this is a good time to reflect on any personal anti-racism education you committed to during the spring to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Whether you’ve kept up or fallen short of your goals, consider learning more. The Friends of the Vancouver Public Library Board has compiled the following resources to support […]
The Board of the Friends of the Vancouver Public Library is looking for a new Treasurer. The Treasurer is a member of the Board and is responsible for financial & tax reporting, financial statement preparation, cheque signing, and other cash management duties. Details in the post.
Snuggle into fall with book’mark’s huge end of season sale.
Fall is coming and many members are getting ready for a quiet season staying cozy on the couch. The VPL is gradually reopening their branches, but some members may not be able to visit. No need to despair! Here are 6 ways to find your book bliss without a visit to the VPL.
A little too soon to browse? Let book’mark handle the shopping for you!
But you’ll still find used books at book’mark.