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Victoria Day Closure

The Sechelt Library will be closed on Monday May 21, for the Victoria Day Holiday, and will reopen at 10 am, Tuesday May 22ndLibrary Closed Victoria Day

Electronic resources service interruption

Please note: The library catalogue and other library services such as Overdrive will be unavailable from 9:00 PM PDT on Saturday, May 19, to 5:00 AM PDT on Tuesday, May 22. We recommend you download e-books/e-audiobooks to your devices before the service interruption.

Also, if, before Saturday you can’t access your e-books on the OverDrive app, you will have to sign into your library account and reset your PIN to the default (last four digits of your phone number). If you’re not comfortable doing this, please either call the library or visit in person so a staff member can help you.

Canada 150 grant renovations 

The Library may have to close with short notice for periods of time. Changes in hours will be posted on the library website. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Circulating Preloaded Kobo Readers UPDATED!

Festival of the Written Arts 2018

Sechelt Library Item List by Title

Sechelt Library Item List by Author

New Arrivals – May 2018

Downloadable Library brochures

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Sechelt Library in the News…


Support your library

A HUGE thank you to the Friends of the Library for their generous donation of $26,464.00 for two brand new, updated self check machines.


Sechelt Library Press Release re Local Government Funding


Analysis of Five Year Local Government Funding Agreement Report


For more information, see also: Sechelt Library Funders 2013-2018 per capita Results

Renewal Campaign


Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!


Events & Programs

Friends of the Sechelt Library Book Faire! Friday June 8 to Sunday June 10 : Fri – 12-5, Sat – 10-5, Sun – 10-3.

See Adult, Youth, Children’s, & Tech Ed Programs

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Saturday Storytime
May 26 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Saturday Storytime!  Children of all ages are welcome to join Sophie as she shares stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays.  Our goal is for everyone to have fun while nurturing your child’s love of books and the library.  A wonderful way for a family to spend time together most Saturday mornings from 10:30 – 11:00am!

children's story time

Drop-in Lego
May 26 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Drop In Lego

We provide the Lego you provide the creativity, engineering and fun!


Historical Fiction Bookclub
May 28 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Historical Fiction Book Club

Historical Fiction fans, join us. Make a list of books you would like to read and discuss. Teresa Eckford, Sechelt Library Staff member and Historical Fiction aficionado, will guide the group.

January 15, 2018  The Stonehenge Letters by Harry Karlinsky

February 19, 2018 The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B  by Sandra Gulland

March 19, 2018 The Emperor’s Secret by M.C. Scott

April 16, 2018 Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd

May 28, 2018 – TBA


Elder Women Drop-in group
Jun 1 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Join Jill Hightower at the Elder Women drop-in group.

The group facilitates senior women coming together to share information, support independence, laugh, and know that we are not alone.  It is in the tradition of women, that they get together and talk.  The Elder Women meet the first Friday of every month.

View our Events Calendar

The Childhood Memories Project survey can now be completed online.

Hours of Operation

  • Mon 10am6pm
  • Tues 10am6pm
  • Wed 1pm7pm
  • Thurs 10am6pm
  • Fri 10am6pm
  • Sat 10am5pm
  • Sun closed

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