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Coming early 2018

The new library branch in James Bay will be opening in early 2018!

The City of Victoria and GVPL are pleased to share some information about the new branch.

About the Branch

Other Information

  • Approximately 7,150 square feet

  • Wi-Fi-enabled outdoor reading space

  • Laptop bar and mobile charging station

  • Teen area

  • Varied seating options including lounge reading chairs, bistro seating, high tables and chairs

  • Access to Capital Park green space and courtyard with view of Legislative buildings

  • Striking modern design and décor

  • Abundant natural light from large windows

  • Community living room space

  • Family-friendly children’s area

  • Flexible mobile shelving to adapt to community needs

  • Situated within Capital Park Development, which includes the Red Barn Market, office spaces and housing (rental and condominium)

Address: 385 Menzies St, Victoria BC

Parking: Street and underground parking

Bus Routes: Accessible by bus via BC Transit

The City of Victoria invites citizens of Greater Victoria to help it name the new branch in James Bay.

The submission deadline is midnight on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

Learn more about the City of Victoria’s Name That Library! campaign

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