Sidney / North Saanich

About the Branch

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.

Branch Features

  • Wheelchair 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
  • Collection size of almost 41,000 items

Contact Information

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