City Centre Branch

Exterior of the City Centre Library

Open today

10:00am - 6:00pm

10350 University Dr, Surrey, BC V3T 4B8
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Parking details below
Fully accessible
Phone: 
604-598-7420
Fax: 
604-598-7421
Renewals line: 
604-502-6333

Branch highlights

  • 77,000 sq. ft. over 4 floors (floors 3 & 4 currently closed)
  • Self-checkout Stations for quick service during peak hours and enhanced privacy
  • Free computers, and Wi-Fi (see details below)
  • Printing & photocopying (20 cents black & white; 40 cents colour)
  • READ-Ability Services Main Office
  • Public art:  Marks West Coast Landscape
  • LEED GOLD certified green building

Parking Options

Two hours free parking!

  1. Park on P1 only when space is available
  2. Register license plate number in Parking Kiosk on ground floor of Library
  3. For longer stays:
    ​a) Weekdays 8am–4pm, park & pay on P1
    b) Evenings and weekends, park & pay on P1, P2 & P3
    c) There is $3 flat-rate parking from 4pm to 8am the next morning.

Current Service Information

We look forward to welcoming you back to our buildings, but things will be a bit different. To follow provincial health and WorkSafeBC guidelines, we have many new safety measures to protect our patrons and staff:

  • If you feel unwell, do not enter the branch
  • Anyone displaying symptoms of illness will not be allowed into the branch
  • We encourage you to wear a mask
  • We encourage you to keep your visit short, up to a maximum of one hour
  • Branches will have occupancy limits and not all services will be available

Thank you for your continued patience and support as we face this pandemic together.

Services

Available 

  • Holds pick-up  
  • Limited browsing of shelves to self-select material  
  • Computer access (45-minute time limit) 
  • Wi-Fi (45-minute time limit) 
  • Printing and photocopying 
  • Self-checkout stations  
  • Patron assistance and technology help (some limits apply) 
  • Washroom access  
  • Book returns (during branch open hours)
  • If you do not wish to enter the library and would still like to borrow material, please call to discuss your options

Not Available 

  • Group and silent study rooms  
  • Reading or study spaces and seating 
  • In-branch programs  
  • In-branch use of magazines and newspapers  
  • Scanning 
  • Renting meeting rooms  
  • Curiosity Corner (Children’s iPad Stations)  
  • Toys and games  
  • Book sales  
  • Accepting materials donations  

Safety Measures 

What we’re doing 

  • Limiting the number of patrons in each library branch to aid physical distancing 
  • Hand sanitizer available for use 
  • Directional arrows on the floor 
  • Plexiglass dividers at service counters 
  • Increased cleaning of high-touch areas 
  • Training Library staff in safety measures
  • Following the BC Centre for Disease Control guidelines for libraries. Please note that the BC CDC does not advise libraries to quarantine or disinfect their loaned materials as the risk of getting sick from library materials is very low. The BC CDC also has additional information for library visitors

What you can do

  • Stay home if you are feeling sick or are required to self-isolate 
  • Consider wearing a mask 
  • Wash or sanitize your hands before entering the building 
  • Practise physical distancing throughout the library 
  • Follow all signs 
  • Limit your time in the library (up to an hour) to allow others a chance to use the library 
  • Always remain with your children when in the library  

If you have any questions, please contact us

Regular hours

Tuesday

10:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday

12:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday

10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday

10:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday

10:00am - 4:00pm

Holiday closures