Whistler Public Library

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.

Visit whistlerlibrary.ca for details about the services and resources we offer. For the full line-up of library programs for all ages, visit whistlerlibrary.ca/events

Current Library Hours:

  • Monday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Quick facts

  • 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.


4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC