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.

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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(877) 415.VIRL