Oak Bay GVPL

The Oak Bay Branch originally opened in1971 and was renovated 1999. A unique design feature of this Branch is the incorporation of the Tonkin heritage home on Hampshire Road into the expanded space. Highlights include two gas fireplaces, a special conservatory reading room and a new community room.

The Greater Victoria Public Library endeavours to grow with local communities to benefit present and future generations. The library system serves 10 municipalities in the Capital Regional District. A wide range of materials are available to borrow including books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, audiobooks, databases, encyclopedias and electronic resources. There are books and resources for all age groups and literacy levels including multicultural and Aboriginal materials.  Each branch hosts a variety of events and programs such as family storytime, computer classes, reading buddies, talks on various topics, and demonstrations.


  • Monday      10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday     10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday     10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday   10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Friday    10:00am - 9:00pm
  • Saturday     10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday     1:00pm - 5:00pm


Parking: Free parking in adjacent lot

Accessibility: Full access for people with disabilities.


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Oak Bay Branch


1442 Monterey Ave.
Oak Bay, BC

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