The Firehall Branch and bookdrop are undergoing renovations and will be closed to the public November 17-25, 2014. We apologize for the inconvenience.

  

Britannia Branch

Address

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


Nearby Branches

Hastings Branch  |  Mount Pleasant Branch  |  Strathcona Branch  |  Carnegie Branch

Hours

Monday:8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday:8:30am - 9pm
Wednesday:8:30am - 9pm
Thursday:8:30am - 5pm
Friday:8:30am - 5pm
Saturday:9:30am - 5pm
Sunday:1pm - 5pm

Events

Upcoming events at Britannia Branch.


Upcoming Holiday Closures:

Christmas Day - December 25, 2014
Boxing Day - December 26, 2014
New Year's Day - January 1, 2015

Contact

Phone: 604-665-2222 E-mail:  info@vpl.ca
Acting Branch Head: D'Arcy Stainton
Circulation Supervisor: Anil Singh
Neighbourhood Services Manager: Beth Davies : 604-331-3791

Features

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.

Collection

  • 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 Native Resources Collection includes materials related to native peoples, especially of the North West Coast
  • 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

Events

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.

Neighbourhood

Commercial Drive / Grandview-Woodland

Cycling

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.

Bus

20 Commercial Drive

Translink Trip Planner

Skytrain

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

Parking

Parking lot off Venables Street, at Cotton Drive

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