Interested in the latest reading, listening and viewing technology? The Library is the place to come. We can show you a range of popular devices, guide you in using them and send you home with a device to try.
We are now lending Video Tablets! Borrow one for 21 days and try out streaming video from:
- Netflix, Crackle
- CBC, National Film Board, Internet Archive
- Qello Concerts
For those who don't have access to wifi, they also have a small selection of downloaded movies.
To borrow a Video Tablet, visit the Main Floor Information Desk or place a hold in our catalogue.
West Vancouver Memorial Library was the first Library in Canada to lend e-readers. Our Kindles each have 15 titles for you to enjoy. Choose from:
- Fiction Best Sellers
- Non-Fiction Best Sellers
- Staff Picks Fiction
- Staff Picks Non-Fiction
- Mystery and Suspense
- Biography and Travel
- English Language Learning
- Extras: a grab bag of good reads
We also have six Kids and Teen Kindles with over 100 titles each including the Harry Potter series, Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and Book Thief.
You can borrow a Kindle for 21 days. They come with basic instructions but if you have questions, we're happy to help.
To borrow a Kindle, visit the Information Desk on the Main Floor.
Technology Petting Zoo
With so many e-readers and tablets on the market, it can be confusing to know which one is right for you. To help with your decision-making, we have a variety of devices for you to try and compare. Ask us to show you them – at the Main Floor Information Desk, in the Youth Department and in the Community Computing Centre.
We’ve also created a series of instructional sheets for the devices we are most often asked about:
Ipad Learn & Loan
Each month we offer a hands-on iPad class for beginners. At the end of the class, you can borrow an ipad for two weeks. Interested? Inquire in the Community Computing Centre.