Carnegie Branch


401 Main Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 2T7
Phone: 604-665-3010

Nearby Branches

Britannia Branch  |  Hastings Branch  |  Mount Pleasant Branch  |  Strathcona Branch


Monday:10am - 10pm
Tuesday:10am - 10pm
Wednesday:10am - 10pm
Thursday:10am - 10pm
Friday:10am - 10pm
Saturday:10am - 10pm
Sunday:10am - 10pm


Upcoming events at Carnegie Branch.

Upcoming Holiday Closures:

Carnegie does not close for holidays


Phone: 604-665-3010 E-mail:
Branch Head: Natalie Porter
Circulation Supervisor: James Fralic
Neighbourhood Services Manager: Beth Davies: 604-331-3791


Wheelchair accessible
Computers: 3 total
1 Research; 2 with OpenOffice
2 with Internet access*
All computers have access to a printer
Wireless Internet (Requirements)


Carnegie offers the Carnegie Reading Room card free of charge for users who do not have the ID required for a Vancouver Public Library Card. More information...
  • Approximately 11,000 books on the shelves at any given time
  • Extensive Aboriginal Collection
  • Chinese language collection. See also Multilingual Collections.
  • Downtown Eastside collection
  • Materials relating to programs at the Carnegie Centre, such as fabric arts, drama, poetry, pottery, chess
  • Materials relating to the social issues of the Downtown Eastside, such as poverty, addiction, housing, physical and mental health, and gentrification
  • Literacy materials. See Vancouver Public Library Literacy Collection


Upcoming Children's Events at Carnegie Branch

Other Upcoming Events at Carnegie Branch

Carnegie Branch

Located in the Carnegie Centre

Jointly operated by the Vancouver Public Library and the Community Services Department of the City of Vancouver.


Downtown Eastside


On the Painted Shared-Use Lane on Main Street. Bike racks to the left of the main entrance, on Main street side of building


3 Main Street

8 Fraser

10, 16, 20  Hastings

19 Main

22 Pender

135 Hastings

Translink Trip Planner


10 minute walk from the Main Street Skytrain Station


On street metered parking