On Sept 30, book’mark will be closed to mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Friends encourages everyone to visit the VPL website to learn more about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 calls to action and the impact of residential schools.
The Vancouver Writers Fest is back in full force this October, bringing a slew of Friend member’s favourites to its stages, both in-person and online.
Are you ready, set, go…for back to school? Get everything you need to make this school year a success at book’mark, the library store!
There’s no better time to Take a Book Outside! and support Friends of the VPL.
Friends is excited to announce a new type of member! In addition to the regular membership program which is $5 per year, anyone interested can now become a lifetime member.
book’mark, the library store, is now online at bookmarkstore.ca
Used book sale and book’mark volunteers are now ready to start accepting a limited number of book donations again.
Quick Reminder: book’mark, the library store, remains open to serve you! Learn more in this post.
Friends is currently seeking four motivated individuals with a passion for community, learning, and giving back to serve on the Board of Directors. Click through for more info.
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 […]