Port Alberni

Picture of the Port Alberni Branch
4255 Wallace St, Unit B
Port Alberni BC
V9Y 3Y6
Phone: (250) 723-9511
Fax: (250) 723-5366
portalberni [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca

A public plebiscite created the Port Alberni library 1936. In 1938 it was located in the back of McVicar’s Drug Store, where store employees acted as library attendants. 34 years later, in 1972, the library moved to the Echo Centre and has since undergone a major refurbishment and expansion with the official grand re-opening on December 1, 2007.

Services: 

Professional Staff Information

  • Library Manager - Michael de Leur
  • Customer Services Librarian: Children & Youth - Robin Kelley

Map and Hours

Mon10am-8pm
Tue10am-8pm
Wed10am-8pm
Thu10am-8pm
Fri10am-5pm
Sat10am-5pm
SunClosed

Features

 

  • Wheel Chair accessible
  • 6 Public Access Computers

Our Community

A public plebiscite created the Port Alberni library 1936. In 1938 it was located in the back of McVicar’s Drug Store, where store employees acted as library attendants. 34 years later, in 1972, the library moved to the Echo Centre and has since undergone a major refurbishment and expansion with the official grand re-opening on December 1, 2007.

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Branch Events

03
Jun

Family Storytime

Join us for a lively half hour of adventure, filled with stories...
03
Jun

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

The Teen Advisory Group meets bi-weekly for teen-led activities...
08
Jun

Tween Activity Club

The Tween Activity Club meets montly. We learn about a new topic...
08
Jun

Lego Club

Make a LEGO® creation using the library's LEGO® and...

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(877) 415.VIRL