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Summer Reads for Seniors

The Greater Victoria Public Library has extended their hours at all of their branches!

GVPL Customer Service Line 250 940-4875

The GVPL is committed to providing a healthy and safe space for staff and patrons. Branches in Saanich: Nellie McClung, Emily Carr, and Saanich Centennial. Open Monday to Saturday.

Library services currently available:

· Borrow items from a vast collection.

· Browse a selection of popular items and borrow on the spot.

· Public computers available at most branches.

· Upgrade an online library cards for full library access.

· Return items everyday, any time at all branch locations.

· Join online for programming that inspires and informs.

Please note that as of June 9, 2021,GVPL’s cloudLibrary account has been retired. The transition from cloudLibrary to OverDrive/Libby will happen over several weeks. Check out OverDrive and Libby for the newest ebooks and e-audiobooks. GVPL staff are available to assist you with any technical problems.



The Nightingale

By Kristin Hannah

A Man Called Ove

By Fredrik Backman

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

By Rebecca Skloot

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

By Alan Bradley

The Help

By Kathryn Stockett

The Handmaid’s Tale

By Margaret Atwood


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