Campbell River

Picture of the Campbell River Branch Library
1240 Shoppers Row
Campbell River BC
V9W 2C8
Phone: (250) 287-3655
Fax:
campbellriver [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

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Library service began in Campbell River as a book deposit station in 1936.  The library branch officially opened in 1951. The branch has moved locations several times and has been in its present location on Shoppers Row since 1987, next to the Tidemark Theatre and across the street from the Campbell River Art Gallery.

A New Library in Campbell River

November 9, 2017

Preliminary discussions have begun to build a new library for Campbell River. Check out this great video to get an idea of what a new library would mean for your community:

Services: 

Professional Staff Information

  • Library Manager - Thom Knutson
  • Adult Customer Service Librarian - Matt Mukai
  • Children and Youth Customer Service Librarian - Joëlle Samson

Map and Hours

Mon10am-8pm
Tue10am-8pm
Wed10am-8pm
Thu10am-8pm
Fri10am-5pm
Sat10am-5pm
Sun12:30pm-4pm

Features

  • Twelve public computers with word processing, printer and internet
  • WiFi (both VIRL and Shaw)
  • Two early literacy stations
  •  Photocopier
  • Programs for all ages
  • Reference service
  • Study tables
  •  Accessible
  • Large magazine collection
  • Desktop Magnifier for Low Vision

Our Community

Library service began in Campbell River as a book deposit station in 1936.  The library branch officially opened in 1951. The branch has moved locations several times and has been in its present location on Shoppers Row since 1987.

Evergreen House shelter

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Branch Events

15
Nov

Pajama Storytime

Join us for quiet stories and songs to get us ready for bed....
17
Nov

Family Playroom

Family Playroom is back this Fall at the Campbell River Branch!...
20
Nov

Baby/Toddler Time

A Storytime for Babies and Toddlers (siblings welcome!). Join us...
20
Nov

Tech Tuesday

Come in to the library for free technology help at the...
24
Nov

Family Playroom

Family Playroom is back this Fall at the Campbell River Branch!...
27
Nov

Baby/Toddler Time

A Storytime for Babies and Toddlers (siblings welcome!). Join us...
27
Nov

Tech Tuesday

Come in to the library for free technology help at the...
29
Nov

Pajama Storytime

Join us for quiet stories and songs to get us ready for bed....

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(877) 415.VIRL