The CRD provides varying levels of funding and support for library services within the Capital Region.

Administration

The CRD raises funds in the JDF electoral area for two library networks, which are open to all. Check out privileges are only available at the branches of the library system that your area funds, though out of area checkout privileges are available at an additional charge—see the specific library for further information.

Westerly Portion of the Electoral Area

including East Sooke, Otter Point, Shirley, Jordan River and Port Renfrew

These areas pay into the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Branches are available in:

and various other locations on the Island, and some islands outside the CRD. For further details visit the Vancouver Island Regional Library.

Easterly Portion of the Electoral Area

including Willis Point & Malahat

These areas pay into the Greater Victoria Public Library. The following branches are available:

  • Central Saanich
  • Bruce Huctchison (Commonwealth Place)
  • Victoria Central
  • Emily Carr (Saanich-Victoria)
  • Esquimalt
  • Juan de Fuca
  • Nellie McClung
  • Oak Bay
  • Saanich Centennial Branch

For details on these branches, please visit the Greater Victoria Public Library.