Nanaimo Wellington

3200 N. Island Hwy
Nanaimo BC
V9T 1W1
Phone: Currently unavailable
Fax: Currently unavailable
NanaimoWellington [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

Please note: 

The Nanaimo Wellington branch is moving to a new location in the Country Club Centre! The current Nanaimo Wellington branch location at 3032 Barons Road is now permanently closed. Visit us at our new location when we reopen early-to-mid May 2017.

About the branch

The Nanaimo Wellington branch opened in 1979. In 2017, the branch is scheduled to move to a new location in Country Club Centre to better serve our central Nanaimo customers.  

Until the new branch opens, Nanaimo Wellington customers can pick up their holds at the Nanaimo North branch. If customers would like to make alternate holds pick-up arrangements, please talk to any staff at a branch.

For more information, visit our media release.


Professional Staff Information

  • Library Manager - Lara Wright 
  • Children & Youth Customer Services Librarian - Julie Carter

Map and Hours



  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Public computers with Microsoft Office
  • Children's literacy computers 
  • Express checkout machines
  •  Fireplace 
  • Reading lounge 
  • Photocopier and scanner 
  • Family storytimes
  • Seniors' computer training
  • Foodsafe exam invigilation

Our Community

Wellington is an area in the north end of Nanaimo. It was once known as the town of Wellington, which sprung up after the Wellington coal field was discovered and developed by Robert Dunsmuir in the 1870s. Wellingtion was amalgamated with the City of Nanaimo in 1975. Wellington is located on the traditional territories of the Sneneymuxw and Nanoose First Nations.


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(877) 415.VIRL