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Britannia Branch


1661 Napier Street
Vancouver, B.C. V5L 4X4
Phone: 604-665-2222

Nearby Branches

Hastings Branch  |  Mount Pleasant Branch  |  Carnegie Branch


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


Upcoming events at Britannia Branch.

Upcoming Holiday Closures:

Good Friday - April 14, 2017
Easter Monday - April 17, 2017
Victoria Day - May 22, 2017
Canada Day - July 1, 2017


Phone: 604-665-2222 E-mail:  info@vpl.ca
Branch Head: Yukiko Tosa
Children's Librarian: Nathalie Patel
Circulation Supervisor: Anil Singh
Neighbourhood Services Manager: Megan Langley : 604-331-3686


Wheelchair accessible
Computers: 14 total - 4 Research; 13 with OpenOffice
13 with Internet access (12 at 60 minutes; 1 at 15 minutes)
All computers have access to a printer
Reserve your computer online and save time!
Wireless Internet (Requirements)
One-on-one computer training available. Contact branch for details.


  • Adult and children's fiction and non-fiction books and audiovisual materials: 70,000 volumes
  • Books in Chinese, Vietnamese, and Spanish.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) books, DVDs and CDs. See the Vancouver Public Library ESL Resources page.
  • The Aboriginal Resources Collection includes materials related to native peoples, especially of the North West Coast for Children, Teen and Adults.
  • The Grandview-Woodland Collection includes materials related to the history and development of the area including the Britannia Site
  • Adult Basic Education books, CDs and DVDs on the subjects of reading, writing, mathematics and life skills
  • Literacy materials. See also Vancouver Public Library Literacy Collection


Upcoming Children's Events at Britannia Branch

Other Upcoming Events at Britannia Branch

Britannia Branch

The Britannia Branch operates jointly with the Vancouver School Board to serve, in addition to the general public, the Britannia Elementary and Secondary schools. Located in the Britannia Centre just off Commercial Drive at Napier. You need to walk about half a block in from the street to see the building, which is at the South East corner of the complex.


Commercial Drive / Grandview-Woodland


On the Maclean Drive Local Street Bike Lane, although the library is on the other side of the complex from that lane. Bike rack towards the right of the library entrance.


20 Commercial Drive

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10 minute walk from the Broadway Skytrain Station / Commercial Drive Skytrain station


Parking lot off Venables Street, at Cotton Drive