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Media Releases

North Shore libraries & TELUS partner to distribute free tech to those in need

April 21, 2020 North Shore, B.C.—The three North Shore libraries—North Vancouver City Library, North Vancouver District Public Library and West Vancouver Memorial Library—have received a donation of phones and...

From Virtual Escape Rooms to Instagram Live Storytimes: how West Vancouver’s library is breaking new ground to connect with kids

April 5, 2020 West Vancouver, B.C.— As families look for places to connect and learn online in the midst of a pandemic, West Vancouver Memorial Library (WVML) has been hard at work to bring some familiarity to...

Combatting social isolation with West Vancouver’s new Seniors’ Help Line and LibraryConnect

March 17, 2020 West Vancouver, B.C.—During this pandemic, social isolation means that connections are more important than ever. West Vancouver Seniors’ Services and West Vancouver Memorial Library have collaborated...

In The News

North Shore libraries distributing tablets and phones to those in need

April 28, 2020 North Shore libraries are working to ensure those in the community who have traditionally depended on their local library to access a computer can still find a way to get online and connect with the...

Stuck at home? North Shore libraries have vast digital catalogues available online

March 20, 2020 Although North Shore libraries may be physically closed, they’re still open for business. The West Vancouver Memorial Library, North Vancouver City Library and North Vancouver District Public Library...

West Vancouver library director announces retirement

June 23, 2019 After nine years at the helm, director of library services Jenny Benedict is turning the page. The library director has announced that she will officially retire from her role at the West...

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