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Upcoming Events

2014 Summer Reading Club
Ongoing Event at All Branches
Teen Book Review Club (all that and a bag of chips!)
Ongoing Event at All Branches
GVPL Summer Challenge
Ongoing Event at All Branches
Animal Crackers
Friday, August 1st, 10:30 - 11:30 am at Bruce Hutchison Branch
1-on-1: Getting Started with Computers & eReaders
Saturday, August 2nd, 3:00 - 3:30 pm at Bruce Hutchison Branch
BC Day Closure
All Day at All Branches
Makerspace Clicking Bugs
Thursday, August 7th, 1:30 - 2:30 pm at Bruce Hutchison Branch
Special Summer Reading Club Guest: MLA, Lana Popham
Thursday, August 7th, 10:15 - 10:45 am at Bruce Hutchison Branch
Mask Madness
Saturday, August 9th, 2:30 - 3:30 pm at Bruce Hutchison Branch
Knit Wits for Teens
Tuesday, August 12th, 1:30 - 3:00 pm at Bruce Hutchison Branch
Crafts for Tweens & Teens with Angel: Modern Macramť
Friday, August 15th, 1:30 - 3:00 pm at Bruce Hutchison Branch
1-on-1: Getting Started with Computers & eReaders
Friday, August 15th, 3:00 - 3:30 pm at Bruce Hutchison Branch

Bruce Hutchison Branch

4636 Elk Lake Dr.
Saanich Commonwealth Place
Victoria, BC
V8Z 7K2

Customer Service: 250-940-GVPL (4875)

District Coordinator: Olivia Anderson

Branch Supervisor: Veneta Petkova

Branch Information: The Bruce Hutchison Branch was built in 1993 as part of the Saanich Commonwealth Recreation Centre and it opened its doors October 1994. The Branch is named after Bruce Hutchison, a well-known author and long-time Saanich resident; he died in 1992. It was designed by Advanced Architects Limited and built by Campbell Construction. The Branch is 9,196 sq. ft. including a program room for 40 people shared with Commonwealth Place.

 

Branch Hours & Facility Information

   Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday
Open 10 am 10 am  10 am  10 am  10 am 10 am Closed
Closed  6 pm 9 pm  9 pm  9 pm  6 pm  6 pm

Holiday and Closure schedule

 

Parking: Free parking in adjacent lot

Bus Route: Bus routes to all GVPL locations

Map: Google map

Accessibility: Full access for people with disabilities.

 


Services & Resources

 

World Language Collections: Chinese, Punjabi, Spanish

Programs & Events: Bruce Hutchison Program Calendar

Meeting Rooms: Available for Library Programs only

 


Technology & Equipment

 

Computers

 Public Internet Children's Internet Teen Internet  Kiosks  Self Check-outs Adaptive
10 1 2  7 2 1

Public Computer & Copier Information

 

Printers & Photocopiers:  - 1 multifunction machine

Wireless Internet: Free wireless access is available