Did you know that before Gordon House moved into 1019 Broughton Street it was the original location of the West End public library?
We have continued with this tradition by providing a free community lending library in our lobby. Although we are currently closed to the public, there are many other free lending libraries in our neighbourhood: on Cardero (at Nelson near Cardero Bottega), in Mole Hill, and on Pacific (at Thurlow).
Vancouver Public Library provides free access to e-books, audio books, academic resources, and their Facebook group does a story time for children. If you don’t yet have a library card, you can sign up online.
The World Health Organisation has released a storybook to help children and young people cope with COVID-19. This can be downloaded for free and is available in 6 languages currently, with another 30 languages coming soon.
For those looking to support local retailers Little Sisters Book and Art Emporium at 1238 Davie remains open for business Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.