Library Media Centre

Our Library is (usually) open 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.​
​You will find the new library spacious and well-lit with room for up to about 72 students at a time. In the library you will have access to about eighteen thousand books, magazines, videos, and encyclopedias.  Most of our non-fiction is on the second floor mezzanine, while our history, geography, fiction, graphic novels, large format and reference sections are all on the main floor.


Passwords for our online resources can be obtained from your school library staff.

link to the VSS Library's Online Patron Access Catelogue to search, renew reserve...
borrow AudioBooks to listen to on your mobile device or online borrow eBooks to read on your mobile device or online borrow StreamingVideo to watch on your mobile device or online sign in with your student number &
click to get help installing OverDrive's Sora App for school libraries
VSS reliable online resources/Reference eBooks from Salem Press:
Salem Press: Principals of Climatology Salem Press: Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues Salem Health: Magill's Medical Guide Salem Health: Complementary & Alternative Medicine Salem Health: Psychology & Behavioral Health Salem Health: Addictions, Substance Abuse & Alcoholism Salem Press Current Topics: Social Justice... Salem Press Current Topics: Pandemics Salem Press Current Topics: Treaties in the News
VSS reliable online resources/eBooks/Research Databases from Gale:
Gale eBooks: a wide variety of non-fiction reference books Gale: In Context - Canada Gale: In Context - Global Issues Gale: In Context - Science Gale: Literary Index
More VSS only online resources: click to link to ConsumerReports.org log in page click to log into the Globe and Mail's digital newspapers

SD22 reliable online resources/Research Databases

ask your VSS Teacher-librarian for the login credentials
Booking Calendar
Textbooks – Class Checkout

SD22 Network Accounts:

Microsoft Office 365 Google G-Suite
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…@sd22.bc.ca

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…@sd22learns.ca

Our Library has 33 Windows 10 desktop workstations (with the full slate of Adobe Creative Cloud programs), and 52 ChromeBook computers, that students can use to access the Internet (including our Library catalogue and On-line Databases subscriptions) and access either of their cloud based apps and storage solutions (Microsoft’s @sd22.bc.ca or Google’s @sd22learns.ca). We also have a set of headphones, mice, and a variety of charging and connecting cables for loan.
Our Teacher-Librarian is Mr. Mark Bendall, and our Library-Assistant is Ms. Flora Evans. If you are looking for a place to work with access to a rich array of resources in many formats, or needing help finding or working with information, then come on in!
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