VPL Annual Report - 2016

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04 THE BRIEF

2 0 1 6 BOARD O F T RU S T EE S :

Highlights from 2016

MARY LYNN BAUM Chair JENNIFER CHAN Vice-Chair JOHN SCHAUB Vice-Chair CARELLIN BROOKS

AMANDA CARD KYLA EPSTEIN CATHERINE EVANS Vancouver Park Board SUKHDEV (SUKI) GREWAL KAREN HOFFMANN GORDON ROSS RHONDA SHERWOOD TIM STEVENSON Vancouver City Council ALLAN WONG Vancouver School Board

08 SAM WIEBE All things noir with VPL’s first mystery writer in residence.

F I NANC I A L STA T EME N TS

VPL’s 2016 financial statements are available online at vpl.ca/annualreport. —

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Local podcast starts recording at the library.

13 TASTE OF IDENTITY

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Award-winning film made in VPL’s Inspiration Lab.

With a contribution from the government of British Columbia

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