Reduced hours notice: From Monday, January 10 to Saturday, January 29, the Bruce Hutchison, Central Saanich, Emily Carr, Goudy, Langford Heritage, and sxweŋxwəŋ təŋəxw James Bay Branches will be open from 12pm to 5pm. All other GVPL locations have regularly scheduled open hours.

Branch closure announcement. Our Esquimalt Branch has closed. We do not have a confirmed date for the opening of the new branch in the Esquimalt Town Square, but the date will be announced as soon as it is known. More info.

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