Location & Hours

West Van. Memorial LibraryLocated in West Vancouver's Ambleside neighbourhood, across the street from Memorial Park and just east of the Community Centre, we are one of the most popular destinations in the community!

West Vancouver Memorial Library
1950 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, B.C.
V7V 1J8
604.925.7400

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Library Hours

Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday (September – June) 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

We are closed Sundays from July through Labour Day.

2017/2018 Holiday Closures

  • Christmas Hours: Closed December 24, 25, 26. Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. December 27 - 31.
  • New Year's Day - January 1
  • Family Day - February 12
  • Easter Friday, Sunday and Monday – March 30, 31, April 1
  • Victoria Day Weekend – May 20, 21
  • Canada Day – July 2
  • Sunday Summer Closures – July 1, 8,15, 22, 29 and August 5, 12, 19, 26
  • B.C. Day  –  August 6
  • Labour Day Weekend – September 2, 3
  • Thanksgiving – October 7, 8
  • Remembrance Day  – November 11

Getting Here

Public Transportation

West Vancouver's Blue Bus system is part of Translink and we're right on the main route! Blue buses provide accessible service for wheelchairs and scooters, as well as bicycle racks. 

Schedules can be found on westvancouver.ca or visit Translink's main or mobile website. 

Seniors' Activity Centre Shuttle Bus Service

With an official stop at the Library, the SAC shuttle bus provides seniors with easy access between 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. weekdays (until 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday).

Schedules are available at the Library, Seniors Centre and online.

Bike to the Library

The North Shore has a number of bike routes to get you where you want to go. Bike racks are located at the front of the Library.

For information and routes visit bikehub.ca.

Parking

Free parking is available in the Library's parking lots and on the street.
Time limits are in effect 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Saturday.

  • 15 minute parking – Marine Drive in front of the Library
  • 1 hour parking – 20th Street between Bellevue and Marine Drive
  • 2 hour parking – the upper parking lot west of 20th Street 
  • 3 hour parking – the roof-top parking lot.

Parking is available on the following streets: (Be sure to read street signs carefully for those times when parking is not permitted.)

  • Argyle between 21st and 22nd Streets
  • Bellevue between 19th and 21st Streets
  • Esquimalt, both East and West of 20th Street
  • 19th Street north of Marine Drive
  • 20th Street north of Marine Drive
  • 21st Street between Bellevue and Argyle