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Upcoming Events

Master Gardeners at GVPL
Saturday, September 20th, 11:00 - 2:00 pm at Central Branch
Drop-in Baby Time
Monday, September 22nd, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Central Branch
Chess at the Library
Tuesday, September 23rd, 6:30 - 8:30 pm at Central Branch
Victoria Seed Meet-Up
Tuesday, September 23rd, 7:00 - 8:00 pm at Central Branch
Chess at the Library
Wednesday, September 24th, 9:30 - 11:30 am at Central Branch
Cinema Salon Series: "Mood Indigo"
Thursday, September 25th, 6:00 - 8:45 pm at Central Branch
Deans' Lecture Series:
Friday, September 26th, 12:30 - 1:45 pm at Central Branch
Drop-in Family Storytime
Friday, September 26th, 10:30 - 11:00 am at Central Branch
1-on-1: Getting Started with Computers & eReaders
Friday, September 26th, 2:45 - 3:15 pm at Central Branch
Victoria Seed Library
Saturday, September 27th, 10:00 - 2:00 pm at Central Branch
Culture Days: In-Branch Local Music Performances
Saturday, September 27th, 11:00 - 11:45 am at Central Branch
Culture Days: In-Branch Local Music Performances
Saturday, September 27th, 2:00 - 2:45 pm at Central Branch

Central Branch

735 Broughton St.
Victoria, BC
V8W 3H2

Customer Service: 250-940-GVPL (4875)
250-382-7125 (Fax)

District Coordinator: Judy Moore

Branch Supervisors: Monica Richter, Martin Brooks

Branch Information: The Central Branch is the main resource centre for the Library system and has many specialized collections and services, as well as an excellent general collection.

The Central Branch occupies 48,222 square feet of the Waddington Building complex. This facility also houses the Administration Services Office and the IT Solutions Department.

 

Branch Hours & Facility Information

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

 

Parking: Street parking by meter as well as 700 Block Broughton Street Parkade

Bus Route: Bus routes to all GVPL locations

Map: Google map

Accessibility: Full access for people with disabilities.

 


Services & Resources

 

World Language Collections: Chinese, Dutch, German, Hindi, Hungarian,Italian, Japanese, Korean, Punjabi, Polish, Portugese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese

Programs & Events: Central Library Program Calendar

Meeting Rooms: Space Rental Information     Online Booking

Specialized Services: Local History Room     Talking Books

 


Technology & Equipment

 

Computers

 Public Internet  Public Express Internet Children's Internet  Teen Internet  Kiosks  Self Check-outs  Adaptive
55  3 2  3  14  3 2

Public Computer & Copier Information

 

Printers & Photocopiers: 2 multifunction machines

Wireless Internet: Free wireless access is available

Specialized Technology: Microfilm readers - 2 (one of these is a microfilm scanner with print and save-to-USB capabilities)