Gathering Place library

Library hours

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
  • Closed for lunch: 12pm to 1pm

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:

  • Magazine titles, including sports, news, arts, commentary, and more
  • Daily newspapers: Vancouver Sun, The Province, and the Sunday New York Times
  • A selection of current nonfiction titles, including science, history, politics, health, job search, arts and crafts, and more
  • A selection of current paperback fiction titles, including thrillers, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, biography, and more
  • Almanacs, yearbooks, dictionaries, and encyclopedias
  • DVD movies including, action, comedy, drama, horror, fantasy, science fiction, animated, documentaries and series
  • Fax services for sending local faxes
  • Book club (meets weekly), writing workshops, and literary events throughout the year