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Library / Learning Commons

REGULAR HOURS:  8 a.m. to 3:05 p.m. / Open during Flex. Times / CLOSED at Lunch


  • Oct. 29th - Closed Before School & During Flex A Time
  • Nov. 2nd & 3rd - Closed from 9:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. for Numeracy Exams
  • Nov. 4th - Closing at 9:30 a.m. and for rest of the day - Numeracy Exams

Check out a "Spooktacular" Book for a frightful read this halloween!

For Grade 8s & New Students

You will be using several logins, to better understand them 
print out My_Personal_Password_Sheet.pdf .

Information is also posted in the "How To" Guides (see left menu), under "Setting Your Computer Password".

Password Problems? 
Visit the VSB's  self-serve Student Password Reset Portal to reset your password. 

You will need your PEN number (found in your MyED account, under Student Details)  and Date of Birth.  If you cannot access MyEd BC for your PEN number, speak with your counsellor.

If you have made several attempts to log into the MyEd BC Family Portal and have failed, the program will automatically block or freeze any further attempts. See Ms. Ranallo in the School Office to have your password reset. Please be patient, the resets are done at the end of each school day.


Video 3: Templeton's Library Collections

This video is intended for Ms. Bombino's CS students and helpers; However, it is also useful for anyone searching for materials.  When you use VSB Library to search for materials, the Call  Numbers provided in Catalog will sometimes begin with a letter or letters (i.e. E ... F ... G ... PB ... PNF ... REF, etc.). 
These letters indicate the collection where the books are located.  

More Information about library related issues:

          Note:  VSB is currently experiencing problems with the link to the Papercut page. 
          Please Click Here  to top up your papercut accounts.

Audiobooks & Ebooks

Audiobooks - Check out the selections in the "Tweens", "Teens" or "Literary Classics" 

Big Timber Media - eBooks (Fiction & Non-Fiction) for Grades 9-12:
Big Timber resources For younger Grades

More Free Novels - you can search by Genre here. 
Take a look at the Young Adult section.

VPL Collection of E-books & Audiobooks &  VPL's Digital Library
Apply for a VPL card online and be ready to continue using VPL services in the fall.

Project Gutenberg - a Library of over 60,000 free ebooks,
focusing on older works and the world's great literature!


Please note that the library may be closed throughout the day when we have reached full capacity.  If the doors are shut, please come back later.

Also, Ms. Bombino takes part in many school committees and the library is closed
when she is attending meetings.  Closure times will always be published below.

  as of Mon. Sept. 14th
8 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.
Open During Flex Time

(11:35 - 12:15)

Fri. Oct. 23rd - PSA DAY - No School

Thurs. Oct. 29th:
Closed Before School & During Flex A Time

Mon. Nov. 2nd to Wed. Nov. 4th:
Closed from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Exams

Thurs. Nov. 19th - Closed Before School

Information on the library pages is updated by G. Bombino (Teacher-Librarian)

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