Register as a Visitor


Register as a Visitor at any branch if you do not live or pay property taxes in the VIRL service area and want to borrow items or use our services.

Regular non-resident/visitor membership

You may purchase a non-resident/visitor membership. This entitles you to full use of the Library and its services for the term of the membership.

  • Household membership (12 months) - $200
  • Household membership (6 months) - $100
  • Household membership (3 months) - $50
  • Household membership (2 months) - $35
  • Household membership (1 month) - $20

Non-Resident from former VIRL service areas

A different fee schedule applies to residents of former VIRL service areas (Colwood, Langford, Metchosin, Highlands, Central Saanich) who wish to purchase a non-resident membership.

  • Household membership (12 months) -$500
  • Household membership (6 months) - $250
  • Household membership (3 months) - $125
  • Household membership (2 months) - $85


Internet non-resident user membership

Non-residents or visitors may also purchase a membership which entitles them to use only the public access Internet stations in Vancouver Island Regional Library branches.

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