Greater Victoria Public Library Board

The Greater Victoria Public Library Board serves 10 municipalities in the Greater Victoria Area.


The Greater Victoria Public Library Board (GVPL Board) provides joint management, maintenance, improvement, operation and control of library branches. The Library has 10 locations in the Greater Victoria Area including a Central Library in the heart of downtown Victoria.


Citizen appointees must have resided in the City of Victoria for at least six months preceding the appointment.


The GVPL Board consists of nineteen members, including one Council member and four citizen appointees from the City of Victoria.  
Citizen appointees serve two-year terms to a maximum of four consecutive terms (or eight consecutive years).

Council appointed members of the Greater Victoria Public Library Board for a two year term from January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2017 are:

  1. David Alexander
  2. Deborah Begoray
  3. Kathy Santini

Additional information about the GVPL Board may be obtained from their website at: