Location & Hours

West Van. Memorial Library

The Library will open for borrowing on July 7Starting July 7, visit us 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday for browsing or make an appointment to use a public computer. Due to reduced occupancy, meeting rooms, study space, and seating are not available at this time.

Until then, we will remain in operation by phone, chat and email through LibraryConnect and are offering contactless holds pickup in the Library lobby through Library TakeoutOur hours for holds pickup, book returns, and LibraryConnect are Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m.  5:30 p.m. In order for our staff to prepare our facility for reopening, Saturday, July 4 will be the last day of Library Takeout. Once the Library facility has reopened on July 7, you may pick up your holds directly from the holds shelf.

Located 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

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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.

2020 Holiday HOURS AND Closures

  • Wednesday, January 1 – New Year’s Day, Closed
  • Monday, February 17 – Family Day, Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Friday, April 10 – Easter Friday, Closed
  • Sunday, April 12 – Easter Sunday, Closed
  • Monday, April 13 – Easter Monday, Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 17 – Sunday before Victoria Day, Closed
  • Monday, May 18 – Victoria Day, Closed
  • Wednesday, July 1 – Canada Day, Closed
  • Monday, August 3 – B.C. Day, Closed
  • Sunday, September 6 – Sunday before Labour Day, Closed
  • Monday, September 7 – Labour Day, Closed
  • Sunday, October 11 – Sunday before Thanksgiving Day, Closed
  • Monday, October 12 – Thanksgiving Day, Closed
  • Wednesday, November 11 – Remembrance Day, Open 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 24 – Christmas Eve, Closed
  • Friday, December 25 – Christmas Day, Closed
  • Saturday, December 26 – Boxing Day, Closed
  • Sunday, December 27 – Thursday, December 31, Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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). Pick up a schedule at the Library, the Seniors Centre or view it 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.


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