For Families

Vaughan Public Libraries is committed to supporting families at every stage of development though our wide range of services, programs, collection of materials available for borrowing, and welcoming spaces.

VPL offers:

  • Programs that nurture the joy of reading and promote early literacy development. Examples include storytimes for various age groups, Reading Buddies, and Summer Reading Club.
  • Services that support families and build strong communities.
  • Collections that support learning and leisure.
  • Vibrant community spaces where families can spend time together playing board games, meeting new people, working on homework and discovering new passions.

For more information about the exciting happenings at Vaughan Public Libraries please take a look at our What's On library guide or visit any of our library locations.

VPL encourages parents and guardians to become actively involved with their children's use of the Internet.

Here are some suggestions to help ensure that your children have an enjoyable, safe experience while using the Internet:

Understand and supervise your children's use of the Internet. Teach your children to protect themselves and respect others when they use the Internet. Review your children's Internet and email habits on a regular basis.

Here are some helpful resources:

The Be Web Aware philosophy is Learn: understand what your kids do; Communicate: keep the conversations happening; Participate: use the tools and enjoy! Parents will find this site to be a wealth of useful information.

Media Smarts – Tips and Guides for Parents

MediaSmarts is a Canadian not-for-profit charitable organization for digital and media literacy.

For Families
For Families

Great resources at the library and in the community that support families.

Let's Go to For Families page!
For Educators
For Educators

We support schools in the City of Vaughan with curriculum-connected outreach visits, field trips to the library and more.

Let's Go to For Educators page!
Books and Reading
Books and Reading

Explore recommended books and online reading resources.

Let's Go to Books and Reading page!
Children's Programs
Children's Program

Children and families can learn, play and explore at the library!

Let's Go to Children's Program page!
Homework Help
Homework Help

Helpful web links by subject or grade, and databases to aid your research.

Let's Go to Homework Help page!