Upcoming Events

Drop-in Family Storytime
Wednesday, January 28th, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Central Saanich Branch
Drop-in Family Storytime
Wednesday, February 4th, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Central Saanich Branch
Black History Month: Underground Railroad: Adam's Journey to the Promised Land
Saturday, February 7th, 2:30 - 4:00 pm at Central Saanich Branch
Family Day Closure
All Day at All Branches

Central Saanich Branch

1209 Clarke Rd.
Brentwood Bay, BC
V8M 1P8

Customer Service: 250-940-GVPL (4875)

Branch Coordinator: Olivia Anderson

Branch Supervisor: Sheila Sharp

Branch Information: The Central Saanich Library and Cultural Centre was built in 1989 as part of an Expo 86 Legacy Project. The Library officially opened on February 11, 1989 as part of the Vancouver Island Regional Library system. It joined the Greater Victoria Public Library in January 2002 following a community referendum. The building was designed by Bas Smith and built by Wheaton Construction. The branch is 4,702 sq. ft. and has beautiful views of Pioneer Park.


Branch Hours & Facility Information

   Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday
Open 10 am 10 am  10 am  10 am  10 am 10 am 1 pm
Closed  9 pm 9 pm  6 pm  9 pm  6 pm  6 pm 5 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


Programs & Events: Central Saanich Program Calendar

Meeting Rooms: The Centre has two meeting rooms rented out by the Panorama Recreation Centre


Technology & Equipment



 Public Internet Children's Internet Teen Internet  Kiosks  Self Check-outs Adaptive
5 1 2  1 1 1

Public Computer & Copier Information


Printers & Photocopiers: 1 multifunction machine

Wireless Internet: Free wireless access is available