Greater Victoria Public Library

Phase-by-phase look at how Greater Victoria Public Libraries will reopen

GVPL to quarantine returned material for a minimum of 72 hours before lending again

 

Layoffs loom for Greater Victoria Public Library employees

Some services may resume before layoffs kick in

 

Greater Victoria libraries shut doors until further notice

All GVPL, VIRL branches close after tonight amidst COVID-19 fears

Literacy global phenomenon lands in Sooke

A worldwide program Free Little Library boasts more than 93,000 locations

Quirky returns, decades overdue items keep things interesting at Greater Victoria libraries

The most overdue book was returned more than 80 years late

District of Saanich staff will move into old Emily Carr library branch building in 2020

Work has begun to removed hazardous materials and prepare the building for renovations

The Nellie McClung Library is booked for June 22 and 23

Friends of the Library announce a big summer book sale the Nellie McClung branch

Library shows Valentine’s Day love to users impeded by snow storm

Greater Victoria Public Library waives late fines on material due on snow days

  • Feb 14, 2019

What Greater Victoria library users are learning with Lynda.com

Nearly 6,000 people in the Captial Regional District have taken online courses since 2017

Greater Victoria Public Library waives overdue fines for food

Annual Food for Fines campaign takes place Oct. 27 and 28

Public library battles ‘summer slide’ in children’s literacy

Youth track daily reading and enjoy weekly incentives from the Greater Victoria Public Library

WATCH: Grand opening of the sxʷeŋxʷəŋ təŋəxʷ James Bay Branch Library

Community members speak to the namesakes of the newest GVPL addition

GVPL hosts fourth Emerging Local Authors Collection

Over 100 local authors will show off their books

Victoria honours local First Nations in naming new libary branch

sxʷeŋ’xʷəŋ taŋ’exw James Bay Branch a nod to Lekwungen name for area

‘Our community loves a good mystery’ – GVPL lists favourites of 2017

Jessica Woollard is a communications officer with the Greater Victoria Public Library

  • Jan 1, 2018

James Bay library branch to be part of busy office/commercial/residential hub

New branch will be second for City of Victoria, opening in early 2018

Make learning easier through the library with Lynda

Thousands of courses and tutorials with industry experts

  • Jul 2, 2017