Parks, recreation, and culture

Gathering Place library

At the Gathering Place, we call our library the Reading Room. A membership card is required to borrow items.

We are committed to keeping the Reading Room material current and regularly update the collection. Gathering Place staff are happy to take suggestions of new authors and titles for our paperback collection.

Library collection

The Reading Room library offers:

  • Fifty magazine titles, including sports, news, arts, commentary, and more
  • Daily newspapers: Vancouver Sun, The Province, The National Post, The Globe and Mail, and the Sunday New York Times
  • Almanacs, yearbooks, dictionaries, and encyclopedias
  • A selection of current nonfiction titles, including science fiction, history, politics, health, job search, arts and crafts, and more
  • A selection of current paperback fiction titles, including thrillers, mystery, science fiction, biography, war and sea stories, and more
  • DVDs
  • Fax services for sending local faxes
  • Writing workshops and literary events throughout the year

Library hours

The Reading Room library is open Monday to Friday, 10:00am — 5:30pm.