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Please note: If you have lost your library card or received an account expiry message, please do not complete this form. Instead, call the library at 250-940-4875 or contact us.

You are registering for a temporary access library card. After registering, you will receive an  email with your temporary ID. To access your account use this ID as your username and the password (PIN) you created. This account is active for 60 days and is limited to two checkouts. To fully activate your account, please visit a Greater Victoria Public Library branch and present identification.

By registering online, you are subject to the GVPL Board Patron Policies.

Privacy Statement

The Greater Victoria Public Library (GVPL, “the Library”) is committed to the protection of its users’ personal information.  All Library users have the right to privacy; and any personal information collected, used, or disclosed by the Library is in accordance with the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). Preserving the trust of GVPL users by maintaining the integrity and security of their Personal Information is paramount.

By completing and submitting this form you are providing consent for the collection and use of any personal information provided.  The Library will only use personal information for the purposes for which it was originally collected or in a manner that is consistent with those purposes. An individual may choose to not provide their personal information but this may hinder their ability to use some library services.

If you have any questions regarding your personal information, please contact the GVPL FOI/Privacy Office(r).

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

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