Vancouver Island Regional Library Announcement: Sooke Branch now open for limited services

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 – The Vancouver Island Regional Library is proud to “welcome back to your library, Sooke”. The branch is now open for limited services, including:

  • 30-minute computer ​sessions
  • DVD and Display Browsing
  • Takeout Service
  • Reference and Readers Advisory

For everyone’s safety, customers are asked to adhere to all posted safety information and the directives of staff, including limiting the number of people allowed inside at a time and maintaining a proper physical distance. All customers are encouraged to wear masks when visiting the library.

Customers must have their library cards with them and use the self-checkout machine. The branch will continue to offer Takeout services for those who would prefer to use this service. All late fees have been waived but we ask that customers return and renew materials per due dates to ensure everyone has equal opportunity.

The branch’s current sit down hours are:

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays: 2-4pm
  • Wednesdays and Fridays: 10am-12pm

More information, including hours of operation for other services including the library’s takeout service, is available at

Photo credit: Vancouver Island Regional Library