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Join Jeff Cooper, creator of The Mixd Project, as he uses media, art, and literature to dive deep into the history, the present, and the theoretical future of Black folks of mixed race.
Authors Among Us
Join us to meet and hear local authors read from their work, discuss their process and answer questions.
Make It Digital
Have a treasured VHS tape you would love to see again or share online? We have tools to digitize!
New York Times
Black Heritage Month
Find staff curated reads for Black Heritage Month.
One Page Literary Series
Join One Page, Canada's Virtual Literary Series and get to know great writers & authors without leaving the comfort of your home.
Share Your Story
We want to learn how the library has impacted your life. Share what the library means to you.
Book Club Kits
Book clubs made easy! Kit includes 10 copies of the book, and questions for discussion.
A monthly email newsletter with great suggestions on what to read next. Subscribe to get book recommendations you'll love or browse our back issues to find our favourites.
Daily and local newspapers including the Vancouver Sun, Province and Globe & Mail. Also includes obituary search. Some not available until 2 days after publication.
New York Times
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Points to the Past
A gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources, with nearly 200 million pages of digitized historical content – maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, and much more. Includes a solid collection of UK historical newspapers from the 17th to 19th Centuries.
Access Video On Demand
Streaming video platform with a focus on educational films. Also includes TV series and feature films, both classic and contemporary, by acclaimed directors from around the world.
Access Video on Demand - Just for Kids
Kid-safe, advertisement-free streaming videos to entertain, educate, and inspire.
Kanopy Great Courses
Start learning on the go, or from the comfort of home. Find in-depth video lectures on a wide variety of topics. .
Stream a quality collection of kid's movies, TV series, and storytimes. There is also great math, science, and language learning content. App available. .
Stream the largest online collection of classical music, operas, and ballets in the world. Offered as a pilot by Surrey Libraries.
Naxos Music Library
Naxos Spoken Word Library
Listen to audiobooks online. More than 500 classics, biographies, non-fiction and poetry for adults and kids. Up to 5 users at a time. App available.
Information videos featuring Canadian and Indigenous voices.
Educational videos for kids featuring Canadian and Indigenous voices.