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Living our best #librarylife to create an informed, engaged and connected city. See the new roof #gardenVPL & #morphVPL exhibition open now.

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#RemembranceDay Ceremony at the Victory Square Cenotaph in 1956. #fromthevault ⠀⠀
VPL Accession Number: 43268
Photographer / Studio: Province Newspaper
“We’ve gone through a lot of change. We’re exploring this idea of a library as a gathering place, and a place that supports creativity. Because that’s what a library should be: a place for people to create and share stories.” - Chief Librarian Christina de Castell via @montecristo_mag ⠀⠀
📷: @phillcrocker .
#communityspaces #gardenVPL #librarydesign
‘Spotted’ in the library: gourd-geous research on contemporary artist #YayoiKusama.
#libraryfinds #infinitekusama
Meet @sky_huskyinbc who loves to come to the library & have children read to him. Check out future #Paws4Stories so your children can meet new dog friends to practice their reading skills to as well! .
#dogswhoread #therapydogs #librarydogs
#HappyHalloween🎃 from Prof. Plum in the library with the wrench...and friends!
We're so excited to share that @dilawrifoundation announced a $5 million gift to help us create new and enhanced program spaces, services and resources for our Children's Library! 🎉

It's our most popular area and the demand has outgrown our current space. This gift will help us create new activity zones for toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged kids, and new resources to further expand our early childhood education programs. #feelinggrateful ❤️
That Friday feeling. #vplgarden 📷: @shawnkimchi
Our annual book sale starts tomorrow! We have about 30,000 books, CDs, DVDs and other items for $1 -$2.50. Bring cash and a bag. Leave with bargains. #bookloversdream
Cool things are always happening in the #InspirationLab.. come jam with us. 😎 #VPLinspires
“So excited to find Tagalog baby books at the library @vancouverpubliclibrary👍 ! Also took out French block books...gotta brush up on my French. Me and 👶🏻can learn together” - @lifebyjazzy . .
#repost #vancouver #yvr #vancouverpubliclibrary #librarylife #tagalog  #filipino #motherhood
Want to know more about #GuoPei after seeing her exhibition at the @vanartgallery? We got you covered with resources from our digital & print collections. Also, remember #RihannaMetGala2015? (swipe for image) Yup. She designed it. Don’t miss out on discovering more about this iconic designer. Right here at your local library. .
Second photo: Courtesy of SCAD and Vancouver Art Gallery.
Another image for election time! Weight lifter Doug Hepburn in January 1954 with a ballot barrel. #tbt #fromthevault

VPL Accession Number: 61108
Photographer/Studio: Province Newspaper