Sidney / North Saanich

Picture of Sidney/North Saanich Branch
10091 Resthaven Drive
Sidney BC
V8L 3G3
Phone: (250)656-0944
Fax: (250)656-6400
sidney [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

In 1966, the communities of North Saanich and Sidney joined VIRL and a branch was opened on Beacon Ave.  In 1967, the library moved to the Annex at SANSCHA Hall.  The library has been at its current location, a few blocks from Sidney's downtown,  since 1982.

Walk on the Wild Side! Summer Reading Club starts on June 29th. Check out our fun, free programs:

Summer Reading Club Program Calendar 2017

Services: 

Professional Staff Information

  • Library Manager - Sharon Walker
  • Adult Customer Services Librarian - Virginia MacLeod

Map and Hours

Mon10 - 8
Tue10 - 8
Wed10 - 8
Thu10 - 8
Fri10 - 5
Sat10 - 5
Sun12:30pm-4pm

Features

  • wheel chair accessible
  • 6 public access computers 
  • 2 children's computers with educational games
  • home delivery service for customers who cannot visit the library in person
  • literacy kits for preschoolers on a variety of fun themes
  • on BC transit route
  • adjacent to Community Wellness Park and surrounded by beautiful garden maintained by Town of Sidney 

Our Community

Our Partners

  • Friends of the Sidney/North Saanich Library raise awareness, host events, and raise funds in support of the library
  • member of the Community Literacy Task Group, School District 63
  • member of Peninsula Connections for Early Childhood
  • District of North Saanich
  • Town of Sidney

Community Resources

Media

Local Events

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Branch Events

05
Sep

Book Chat

Looking for reading suggestions? Like to share good books you...
13
Sep

Seaside Magazine Book Club

Looking to join a book club? New members are always welcome. For...
18
Sep

Scrabble Drop-in

Play Scrabble and improve your game. All skill levels welcome. A...
21
Sep

Good Morning Storytime

Bring you littlest ones to the library for stories, songs,...
28
Sep

Good Morning Storytime

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05
Oct

Good Morning Storytime

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12
Oct

Good Morning Storytime

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19
Oct

Good Morning Storytime

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26
Oct

Good Morning Storytime

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02
Nov

Good Morning Storytime

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Branch News

Harry Potter Fans Unite!

A last minute addition to our Summer Reading Club programming…

Walk on the Wild Side - Summer Reading Club 2017

Have you signed up for Summer Reading Club yet?

Sidney/North Saanich Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Sidney/North Saanich Friends of the Library are hosting their annual book...

Writers' Group Book Launch - June 8, 6:30-8pm

The Sidney/North Saanich Library Writers Group is launching their first...

Spring Break at the Sidney / North Saanich Library

Have a whale of a good time at the Sidney / North Saanich Library! From March...

Calling All Parents and Caregivers of Young Children

Do you live on the Saanich Peninsula? Do you have children ages 0-6? If so, we...

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Our Library...Our Stories

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Sidney / North Saanich Book Club Mixer!

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(877) 415.VIRL