Just Desserts

Vancouver has an amazing array of restaurants featuring local ingredients and ethnic cuisine. Once you’ve enjoyed poutine, smoked salmon, sushi, or pho, you might want to indulge your sweet tooth. Here are some dessert places to check out in downtown Vancouver. Nero Belgian Waffle Bar Nero Belgian Waffle Bar specializes in dessert-style waffles, usually topped…

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Vancouver Bookstores

No doubt when you’ve told someone you work in a library the other person has exclaimed, “You must love books!” As librarians we know that our jobs involve more than just books, but reading continues to be an enjoyable pastime for many of us. As a dedicated bibliophile myself,  I have visited many of Vancouver’s…

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The Central Branch of the VPL

The Vancouver Public Library (VPL) has over twenty libraries across Vancouver, each with their own unique history and character. However, if you are going to visit one library, make sure it is the 9-story Central Branch at 350 West Georgia Street in the heart of downtown Vancouver. With a structure reminiscent of the Roman Colosseum,…

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