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Limited service hours.
In-person hours:

For those who self-identify as senior or immunocompromised:
Monday to Saturday
11:00 am—12:00 pm

For everyone:
Monday to Saturday
12:00 pm—4:00 pm

Return items everyday, any time except for statutory holidays.

Goudy Branch, 119-755 Goldstream Ave, Victoria BC  V9B 0H9

The Goudy Branch may be the smallest branch in the GVPL system, but it is packed with personality. From its purple and green colour scheme, to the Langford Trolley book case, Goudy inspires curiosity and living with imagination.

Named by former GVPL board trustee and library patron John Goudy in honour of his wife and mother, the branch is nestled in the heart of Langford’s downtown core, near the musical fountain on Goldstream Avenue. You’ll know you’re in the right place when you spot the life-size Alice in Wonderland statue marking the entrance to the branch and the two benches that look like open books.

Once in the branch, the aromas that waft over from the adjacent Poncho’s Coffee will entice you to linger among the books a little longer, browse the Internet a little longer, and visit with our staff, who can help you choose a new title or learn how to place holds and use digital collections.

Small is certainly mighty in the case of Goudy, with lovely, literary touches to spark your curiosity.

Branch Features

  • Special areas reserved for kids and teens
  • Public computers
  • Mobile charging stations

Branch Information

District Coordinator: Andrea Brimmell

Branch Supervisor: Tina Lowery

Parking: Free parking in lot

Bus Route: #50  BC Transit

All branches have printing and photocopying available. The cost is $0.25 per black and white page or $0.50 per colour page. Your library card serves as your copy card; you can add funds to it at the branch. If you don’t have a library card, bring a piece of photo ID, and we will be happy to make you one to provide access to printing and copying services.


Special Features

  • A modern Alice in Wonderland in bronze welcomes you to Goudy, standing beside a bench shaped like an open book.
  • Books in our kids' area are housed in a miniature Langford Trolley.
  • Inspiring quotes grace the purple walls, setting the tone for exploration and discovery.

Upcoming Programs & Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.
There are no upcoming events at this time.
There are no upcoming events at this time.

Come Visit Us

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They’re your passport to connect, discover and imagine.


Peek-a-boo! Here’s a quote to brighten your day:

“When in doubt, go to the library.” – Hermione Granger