Greater Victoria Public Library

New Sooke library project awarded to Nanaimo-based company

No construction timeline announced by contractor


Colwood library reopens for public use July 18

Limited services offered Monday through Saturday

  • Jul 13, 2020


Summer program helps Greater Victoria teens sharpen writing skills

Registration for the program runs until Aug. 17

  • Jul 12, 2020


Two Greater Victoria public libraries to reopen at end of June

Central and Langford Heritage branches open with reduced hours

Phase-by-phase look at how Greater Victoria Public Libraries will reopen

GVPL to quarantine returned material for a minimum of 72 hours before lending again

Layoffs loom for Greater Victoria Public Library employees

Some services may resume before layoffs kick in

Greater Victoria libraries shut doors until further notice

All GVPL, VIRL branches close after tonight amidst COVID-19 fears

Literacy global phenomenon lands in Sooke

A worldwide program Free Little Library boasts more than 93,000 locations

Quirky returns, decades overdue items keep things interesting at Greater Victoria libraries

The most overdue book was returned more than 80 years late

District of Saanich staff will move into old Emily Carr library branch building in 2020

Work has begun to removed hazardous materials and prepare the building for renovations

The Nellie McClung Library is booked for June 22 and 23

Friends of the Library announce a big summer book sale the Nellie McClung branch

Library shows Valentine’s Day love to users impeded by snow storm

Greater Victoria Public Library waives late fines on material due on snow days

  • Feb 14, 2019

What Greater Victoria library users are learning with

Nearly 6,000 people in the Captial Regional District have taken online courses since 2017

Greater Victoria Public Library waives overdue fines for food

Annual Food for Fines campaign takes place Oct. 27 and 28

Birds of prey swoop into Greater Victoria Public Library this weekend

Flight of the Falcon teaches kids about birds, art of falconry

Goudy library expansion opens to the public

New work space area includes charging stations

Public library battles ‘summer slide’ in children’s literacy

Youth track daily reading and enjoy weekly incentives from the Greater Victoria Public Library

WATCH: Grand opening of the sxʷeŋxʷəŋ təŋəxʷ James Bay Branch Library

Community members speak to the namesakes of the newest GVPL addition

GVPL hosts fourth Emerging Local Authors Collection

Over 100 local authors will show off their books