Greater Victoria Public Library

Premier John Horgan and Education Minister Rob Fleming read stories to kids at the James Bay Library in Victoria on July 3. (Greater Victoria Public Library photo)

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

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

Premier John Horgan and Education Minister Rob Fleming read stories to kids at the James Bay Library in Victoria on July 3. (Greater Victoria Public Library photo)
The sxʷeŋxʷəŋ təŋəxʷ James Bay Branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library had its grand opening May 26. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

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

Community members speak to the namesakes of the newest GVPL addition

The sxʷeŋxʷəŋ təŋəxʷ James Bay Branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library had its grand opening May 26. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Brenda Joy Scott, who recently published a children’s book, The Monster in the Basement, is one of over 100 of emerging authors who will be featured at an event at the Greater Victoria Public Library’s Central Branch on May 12. Photo contributed

GVPL hosts fourth Emerging Local Authors Collection

Over 100 local authors will show off their books

Brenda Joy Scott, who recently published a children’s book, The Monster in the Basement, is one of over 100 of emerging authors who will be featured at an event at the Greater Victoria Public Library’s Central Branch on May 12. Photo contributed
Illustration of the new GVPL branch (front corner), due to open in early 2018 at the intersection of Menzies and Superior streets in the Capital Park project in James Bay. The name of the branch jointly uses the traditional Lekwungen and English names for James Bay.                                Courtesy Greater Victoria                                 Public Library

Victoria honours local First Nations in naming new libary branch

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

Illustration of the new GVPL branch (front corner), due to open in early 2018 at the intersection of Menzies and Superior streets in the Capital Park project in James Bay. The name of the branch jointly uses the traditional Lekwungen and English names for James Bay.                                Courtesy Greater Victoria                                 Public Library
‘Our community loves a good mystery’ – GVPL lists favourites of 2017

‘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
‘Our community loves a good mystery’ – GVPL lists favourites of 2017
Illustration of the new James Bay public library branch (front corner), due to open in early 2018 at the intersection of Menzies and Superior streets in the Capital Park project.                                Courtesy Greater Victoria Public Library

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

Illustration of the new James Bay public library branch (front corner), due to open in early 2018 at the intersection of Menzies and Superior streets in the Capital Park project.                                Courtesy Greater Victoria Public Library
The Greater Victoria Public Library officially launched the Naxos music library streaming service on Oct. 21. (Photo courtesy of Greater Victoria Public Library)
The Greater Victoria Public Library officially launched the Naxos music library streaming service on Oct. 21. (Photo courtesy of Greater Victoria Public Library)
Eileen Fedderly, branch supervisor for the Goudy and Langford Heritage branches of the Greater Victoria Public Library shows how easy it is to log on to Lynda.com. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)

Make learning easier through the library with Lynda

Thousands of courses and tutorials with industry experts

  • Jul 2, 2017
Eileen Fedderly, branch supervisor for the Goudy and Langford Heritage branches of the Greater Victoria Public Library shows how easy it is to log on to Lynda.com. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)