With the summer vacation approaching, many of us are busy planning our next trips.
The library can be your first destination, whether you've set your itinerary or are trying to decide where to go. From travel guides to DVDs and maps, we have it all. You could even borrow CDs with music from around the world to get you into the proper mood.
Our map collection, located in the reference department, contains more than 350 travel maps, borrowable for a three-week loan. Maps of various cities and countries around the world and B.C. outdoor recreation maps are available and updated and expanded regularly. There's a good chance you'll find the maps you need here.
In the circulation department, you can borrow current editions of the famous Rick Steves', Fodor's and Frommer's travel guides, some of them also available in DVD and eBook formats.
Frommer's 500 Places to See Before They Disappear highlights unique cultural, historic and natural places that must be visited before they are irreversibly altered or even gone forever. Frommer's 500 Places Where You Can Make a Difference brings you information about communities that you could serve while travelling.
If you're interested in a tour of Europe by train, check out Europe by Eurail 2012, which provides useful information on fares, schedules, pass options and travel tips.
Forever Paris: 25 Walks in the Footsteps of Chanel, Hemingway, Picasso and More is an entertaining collection of walking adventures that follow in the footsteps of several iconic former residents of the most visited city in the world.
Good Sam Trailer Life Directory: 2012 Guide to RV Parks and Campgrounds lists more than 11,800 RV parks, including the 400 best rated. It provides RV troubleshooting and safety tips, and recommends tourist attractions that appeal to the entire family.
Exploring Vancouver: The Architectural Guide is the perfect companion for everyone fascinated with the city's continually evolving architecture.
Stay informed, plan your summer wisely and maximize your vacation activities with travel materials from your library.