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Check out all the Libraries in British Columbia!

BC has 250 Public Library branches!

British Columbia is very large. At 944,735 square kilometres, it is larger than every country in Europe and every state in the US except Alaska!

BC is divided into seven economic regions. Within these seven regions there are 71 public library systems with more than 250 library branches. Remember, no matter where you live, you can visit any library in BC for free!

Click on the region you are interested in to see where libraries are located.


Williams Lake, Quesnel, 100 Mile House, Prince George, Mackenzie


Nelson, Castlegar, Creston, Cranbrook, Kimberly, Fernie, Trail, Grand Forks

Mainland / Southwest

Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Richmond, Delta, Langley, North Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler, Gibsons, Sechelt, Chilliwack, Mission

North Coast & Nechako

Prince Rupert, Kitimat, Terrace, Burns Lake, Vanderhoof, Smithers, Masset


Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Tumbler Ridge, Chetwynd, Fort Nelson


Merritt, Ashcroft, Kamloops, Penticton, Summerland, Kelowna, Vernon, Coldstream, Golden, Revelstoke

Vancouver Island/Coast

Victoria, Nanaimo, Parksville, Campbell River, Courtenay, Comox, Duncan, Powell River, Tofino, Ucluelet

Vancouver Island / Coast Mainland / Southwest Thompson-Okanagan Kootenay Cariboo Northeast North Coast & Nechako