Welcome to the place for the young, younger and youngest to explore, imagine, learn and create! Whether you're looking for information or inspiration, our youth librarians are here to help connect preschoolers, kids, teens, families and educators with the best books, multimedia and technology.

Early Years

The first five years of your child's life are the most formative and fun! We can help you share books and navigate technology with your little one.


Delve into all we offer for kids aged six to twelve! Book and app recommendations, homework help, programs galore and so much more.


The place for secondary school students to explore passions, turn ideas into reality, find their next favourite book, ace tests, volunteer and get involved.


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Booktopia:  A Literary Arts Festival For Young People offers fun, free events attended by over 1500 people every year!

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Parents & Educators

We support parents, caregivers and educators for youth of all ages with recommendations, services and connections to community resources.


Summer Reading Check-In | Ages 9-12 [VIRTUAL]

Tuesday, July 14, 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

StaffPick! Kids [INSTAGRAM]

Tuesday, July 14, 2 p.m., @westvanlibrary

Artificial Intelligence for the Environment | Ages 9-12 [VIRTUAL]

Wednesday, July 15, 4 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., @westvanlibrary

Summer Reading Check-In | Ages 6-8 [VIRTUAL]

Thursday, July 16, 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.