The library catalogue will be unavailable from 10pm until midnight on Friday, Nov 27th for necessary maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Fraserview Library will be closed for renovations from Nov 23rd for approximately three weeks. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Central Library


350 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 6B1
Phone: 604-331-3603

Nearby Branches


Monday:10am - 9pm*
Tuesday:10am - 9pm*
Wednesday:10am - 9pm*
Thursday:10am - 9pm*
Friday:10am - 6pm
Saturday:10am - 6pm
Sunday:11am - 6pm

* Special Collections (Level 7) closes at 6pm.


Upcoming events at Central Branch.

Upcoming Holiday Closures:

Christmas Day - December 25, 2015
Boxing Day - December 26, 2015
New Year's Day - January 1, 2016


Phone: 604-331-3603 E-mail:

Central Library Contact Information


Wheelchair accessible
Each floor has many public computers with access to the Internet, the library catalogue, and Open Office
All Internet, catalogue and CD-ROM computers have access to a network printer
Reserve your computer online and save time!
Wireless Internet Requirements
Photocopiers - photocopying is readily available throughout the library.
Public Lockers - located outside Special Collections on Level 7.
Free and rental meeting rooms available.


Upcoming Children's Events at Central Library

Other Upcoming Events at Central Library

Additional Information

For more information about facilities and services at the Central Library, try the following links:

Accessibility at the Central Library
Central Library FAQ
Facilities & Services
Help at Central Library
Interlibrary Loans
Public Art

Central Library

Located in Library Square which occupies a full city block: bounded by Homer, Hamilton, Robson and Georgia Streets.




On the Painted Shared-Use Lane on Homer Street. Bike racks on the left of North entrance, and on the far left of the South entrance


17, 20 Richards Street

4, 6, 7, 10, 14, 16, 50 Granville Street

  • HandyDart drop off on Hamilton Street between Georgia Street and Robson Street. The drop off is designated "Passenger" zone

Translink Trip Planner


7 minute walk from the Granville, City Centre and Stadium Stations


  • The entrance to the parking garage is on Hamilton Street (near Robson Street). 5 am to Midnight, 7 days a week. Easy Park
  • Specially designated handicapped parking stalls beside doors to the elevators in the parking garage below the library building
  • 2 hour meter parking is available around Library Square