Upcoming EventsEmily Carr Branch: Celebrate 40 Years of Memories
Friday, December 13th, 1:00 - 4:00 pm at Emily Carr Branch
Emily Carr Branch will be closing its location at 3500 Blanshard St. on Sunday, December 15 at 5:00 pm to prepare for our relocation to Uptown. Full update here >>
3500 Blanshard St. (until December 15)
District Coordinator: Olivia Anderson
Branch Supervisor: Nathan Pagan
Branch Information: The Emily Carr Branch (formerly Saanich-Victoria Branch) was the first branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library system, opening in 1966 in the Town and Country Shopping Centre. The current building was designed by Sager & Marshall and built by Farmer Construction as a BC Centennial project and it opened in October 1972. In addition to the branch, the building has 10,332 square feet on two floors, and has housed the Visiting Library Service and Shuttle Service on the lower level. In September 1999 the Branch was renamed after famous artist/author Emily Carr.
Branch Hours & Facility Information
|Open||Closed||10 am||10 am||10 am||10 am||10 am||1 pm
|Closed||9 pm||6 pm||9 pm||6 pm||6 pm||5 pm|
Parking: Free parking in adjacent lot
Bus Route: Bus routes to all GVPL locations
Map: Google map
Accessibility: Limited access for people with disabilities.
Language Collections: Chinese, Hindi, Punjabi,
Programs & Events: Emily Carr Program Calendar
Specialized Services: Visiting Library Services is located in the lower level of the Branch. Shuttle Delivery is also run from this location.
|Public Internet||Children's Internet|| Teen Internet
Printers & Photocopiers: 1 multifunction machine
Wireless Internet: Free wireless access is available