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. Friends of the VPL Members receive for their $5 donation: A discount at book’mark, The Library Store Access to exclusive members-only events An e-newsletter, a quarterly […]
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 […]
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.