Founded in 1986, the Whistler Public Library, also known as Whistler’s Living Room, is housed in an environmentally efficient, award-winning building in the heart of Whistler Village. Visit the library's website at whistlerlibrary.ca.
The library provides access to a collection of over 49,000 items, including a hand-picked selection of best-selling and classic fiction, current and diverse non-fiction materials, and a robust movie collection. The library also offers audiobooks, video games and a newsstand-quality selection of magazines. For the curious researcher, the library has over 25 online databases.
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- The library serves 700 to 800 visitors per day, including permanent and seasonal residents, as well as visitors from around the world.
- Whistler Public Library users check out over 184,692 items per year.
- The Whistler Public Library averages 19 per cent more cardholders than the permanent population of Whistler. This includes a significant number of resort guests, seasonal residents, and second homeowners, who are regular library users.
The library is governed by a Board of Trustees and funded primarily by the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the Public Library Services Branch of the B.C. Ministry of Education.
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