South Cowichan

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About the Branch

The land on which this library stands is Coast Salish territory, specifically of the Quw’utsun’ (Cowichan) and Malahat peoples whose relationships with the land continue to this day. The South Cowichan library branch opened in 1989. The original name of the library was the Shawnigan Lake branch, established in 1946.

Branch Features

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 4 public computers
  • Local art display
  • Free public WiFi
  • Collection size of almost 24,000 items

Contact Information

  • Library Manager – Monica Finn