South Cowichan

Step inside your branch to browse a limited collection (a little bit of everything), pick up holds, use the self-checkout machine, and bring home some exciting new titles. Be sure to bring your library card along with you!

The book return slot is now unlocked from Tuesday 12pm to Saturday 5pm.

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