Things to borrow

From books and iPads to jigsaw puzzles and craft kits, there are more than 240,000 items in our catalogue for you to borrow. Within the network of public libraries across BC, a City Library card is your gateway to accessing millions of titles. 

Your next reads

Are you wondering what to read next? You’ve come to the right place! Get inspired on our Your next reads page!

Video book reviews

Need inspiration? Check out our growing collection of video book reviews by our amazing librarians. Go to YouTube.

Books and ebooks

Pick up the hottest new release or check out a set of novels for your book club. Books and ebooks can be borrowed from 14 days to six weeks and longer. Explore books and ebooks.

Movies and TV

Browse a vast collection of DVDs and Blu-rays to catch up on the latest TV series or settle in with a classic. DVD players are also available to borrow while visiting the library. Explore movies and tv


Plug in and relax with soothing audiobooks. Available in multiple formats like an all-in-one Playaway for kids or a DAISY player for the visually impaired, audiobooks are a great way to hear a new tale. Explore audiobooks.

Devices & kits

Learn how to use an iPad or borrow a Chromebook for a school assignment. The library also lends power usage monitors, radon detectors, action cameras, hiking backpacks and much more. Explore kits & devices.

Newspapers and magazines

Get up to speed on world news or learn more about woodworking with a speciality magazine. Periodicals at the library are available to take home or read in our cafe. Explore newspapers and magazines

Puzzles and games

Take a break from screens and challenge your friends to a round of D&D, battle it out in Settlers of Catan, or meditate with a jigsaw puzzle. Puzzles and games can be borrowed for up to four weeks. Explore puzzles and games


Library staff can help you find the perfect book to read on your next vacation, or help you discover up-and-coming authors.

What’s new

Staff picks

Your next reads

Indigenous collection

North Shore authors

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Interlibrary loans

Your City Library card gives you access to thousands of titles across BC. Talk to a staff member to request a loan from another library. Ask us about interlibrary loans or request an ILL from another library.


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