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Bella Coola

450 MacKenzie St
Bella Coola BC
V0T 1C0

Phone: 250-799-5330

Features

  • 4 public internet stations
  • Collection size of almost 10,000 items
  • Free WiFi

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10-1:30
Thursday 10-1 & 2-5
Friday 10-1 & 2-5
Saturday 10-1 & 2-5
Sunday Closed

Books By Mail

90 Commercial Street
Nanaimo BC
V9R5G4

Phone: 1-877-415-VIRL (8475)

Features

 

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 12:30-4

Bowser

Box 181, #111 - 6996 W Island Hwy
Bowser BC
V0R 1G0

Phone: 250-757-9570

Features

  • 2 public access computers
  • Collection size of almost 8,000 items
  • Free WiFi

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday 1-5
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Campbell River

1240 Shoppers Row
Campbell River BC
V9W 2C8

Phone: 250-287-3655

Features

  • 12 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
  • Collection size of more than 50,000 items
  • Bookable Rooms

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 12:30-4

Chemainus

2592 Legion St
Chemainus BC
V0R 1K0

Phone: 250-246-9471

Features

  • 2 public access computers with Internet access, word processing and printing
  • Free WiFi
  • Research help
  • Collection size of almost 10,500 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-12 & 1-5
Tuesday 12-4 & 5-8
Wednesday 10-12 & 1-5
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday 10-12 & 1-5
Saturday 10-12 & 1-5
Sunday Closed

Comox

101-1720 Beaufort Ave
Comox BC
V9M 1R7

Phone: 250-339-2971

Features

  • 4 public computers
  • Printing & photocopying
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Adult and children's programs
  • Reading lounge with fireplace
  • Free WiFi
  • In addition to street parking there are 12 library parking spaces behind the building

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-5
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-8
Saturday 10-8
Sunday Closed

Cortes Island

1255 Seaford Rd (Linnaea Farm)
Manson's Landing BC
V0P 1K0

Phone: 250-935-6566

Features

  • 2 public computers
  • WiFi
  • Children's early literacy station
  • Bright and comfortable reading area
  • Collection size of almost 6,500 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday 1-4 & 5-8
Thursday Closed
Friday 1-5
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Courtenay

300 6th St
Courtenay BC
V9N 9V9

Phone: 250-334-3369

Features

 

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 12:30-4

Cowichan

2687 James St
Duncan BC
V9L 2X5

Phone: 250-746-7661

Features

  • 16 public access computers with internet access, word processing, photocopying and printing
  • Free WiFi (both VIRL and Shaw)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Research help
  • Free programs for adults and children
  • Photocopier
  • Daily newspapers
  • World Languages collection (Cantonese, German, Korean, Mandarin, Punjabi, Spanish and Vietnamese)
  • On BC Transit route
  • Simon Charlie totem pole
  • Bookable Meeting Room
  • Collection size of almost 60,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 12:30-4

Cowichan Lake

68 Renfrew Ave Box 918
Lake Cowichan BC
V0R 2G0

Phone: 250-749-3431

Features

  • Eight public access computers
  • Free WiFi
  • Photocopier
  • Collection size of more than 14,500 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday Closed

Cumberland

2746 Dunsmuir Ave
Cumberland BC
V0R 1S0

Phone: 250-336-8121

Features

  • 4 public computers
  • Word processing
  • Photocopying & printing
  • Free WiFi
  • Cozy fireplace
  • Children's space
  • Collection size of more than 12,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-5
Wednesday 1-8
Thursday 1-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday Closed

Gabriola Island

#5 - 575 North Rd
Gabriola Island BC
V0R 1X3

Phone: 250-247-7878

Features

  • 6 public access computers
  • Word processing
  • Photocopying & printing
  • Free WiFi
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ample free parking
  • 2 Light Therapy Lamps
  • Cozy, inviting atmosphere

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-7
Wednesday 10-7
Thursday 10-7
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday Closed

Gold River

396 Nimpkish Dr
Gold River BC
V0P 1G0

Phone: 250-283-2501

Features

  • 2 public computers
  • WiFi
  • Children's early literacy station
  • Collection size of almost 10,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 1-5 & 6-8
Wednesday 1-5 & 6-8
Thursday Closed
Friday 3:30-8
Saturday 1-5
Sunday Closed

Hornby Island

1765 Sollans Rd
Hornby Island BC
V0R 1Z0

Phone: 250-335-0044

Features

  • 2 public computers
  • Printing and photocopying
  • Free WiFi
  • Updated interior with warm features and comfortable seating
  • Children's area
  • Children's early literacy station
  • Magazine nook
  • Study space
  • Collection size of more than 5,500 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday 4-8
Thursday 10-12 & 1-5
Friday 1-5
Saturday 10-12 & 1-5
Sunday Closed

Ladysmith

#3 - 740 First Ave
Ladysmith BC
V9G 1A3

Phone: 250-245-2322

Features

  • 6 public computers
  • Collection size of more than 26,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-5
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday Closed

Masset

Box 710, 2123 Collison Ave
Masset BC
V0T 1M0

Phone: 250-626-3663

Features

  • Public access computer
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free WiFi

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday 1-5
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Administration

6250 Hammond Bay Rd
Nanaimo BC
V9T 6M9

Phone: 250-933-2665

Features

 

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 9-5
Tuesday 9-5
Wednesday 9-5
Thursday 9-5
Friday 9-5
Saturday closed
Sunday closed

Nanaimo Harbourfront

90 Commercial St
Nanaimo BC
V9R 5G4

Phone: 250-753-1154

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • 32 public access computers
  • Meeting rooms
  • Creativity Commons
  • Microfilm Reader
  • Topographical Maps
  • Optelec Low-Vision Reader

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 12:30-4

Nanaimo North

6250 Hammond Bay Rd
Nanaimo BC
V9T 6M9

Phone: 250-933-2665

Features

  • Over 60,000 items in its collection
  • A large fireplace and magazine area
  • Bookable meeting rooms with blue-tooth-enabled flat screen televisions
  • Adult Book Club collection
  • A laptop bar
  • Multiple express check-out stations
  • Automated book return
  • Spacious sections for children and teens
  • A bright, open floor plan with large windows overlooking a natural environment of local conifers

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 12:30-4

Nanaimo Wellington

3200 N. Island Hwy
Nanaimo BC
V9T 1W1

Phone: 250-758-5544

Features

  • 8 Public computers with Microsoft Office
  • 2 Children's literacy computers
  • 2 Public catalogue stations
  • Express checkout machines
  • Fireplace
  • Reading lounge
  • Photocopier
  • Scanner
  • Printer
  • Family storytimes
  • Seniors' computer training
  • Exam invigilation
  • Study room (seats 4)
  • Free parking
  • 4,300 square feet in size
  • 20,000 items in collection
  • 2 after-hours book return bins
  • Wheelchair accessible

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday Closed

Parksville

100 Jensen Ave E
Parksville BC
V9P 1K3

Phone: 250-248-3841

Features

  • 6 public access computers with Internet access, word processing and printing
  • Free WiFi
  • Study carrels
  • Programming for children and adults

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 12:30-4

Port Alberni

4255 Wallace St, Unit B
Port Alberni BC
V9Y 3Y6

Phone: 250-723-9511

Features

  • 6 public access computers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free public WiFi
  • Collection size of more than 35,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday Closed

Port Alice

Box 190, 951 Marine Drive
Port Alice BC
V0N 2N0

Phone: 250-284-3554

Features

  • 2 public access computers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children's literacy computer
  • Photocopier
  • Free public WiFi
  • Collection size of more than 6,700 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday 1-5
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Port Clements

Box 283, 36 Cedar Ave W
Port Clements BC
V0T 1R0

Phone: 250-557-4402

Features

  • 2 public access computers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free WiFi
  • Collection size of more than 5,300 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 3-8
Wednesday 3-8
Thursday 3-8
Friday Closed
Saturday 10-12 & 1-5
Sunday Closed

Port Hardy

7110 Market St
Port Hardy BC
V0N 2P0

Phone: 250-949-6661

Features

  • 2 public access computers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children's literacy computer
  • Photocopier

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday 10-12 & 1-5
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday 12-5
Saturday 10-12 & 1-5
Sunday Closed

Port McNeill

4-1584 Broughton Blvd
Port McNeill BC
V0N 2R0

Phone: 250-956-3669

Features

  • 2 public access computers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children's literacy computer
  • Photocopier
  • Collection size of more than 11,500 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday 1-5 & 6-8
Thursday 10-12 & 1-5
Friday Closed
Saturday 10-3
Sunday Closed

Port Renfrew

Box 108, 6638 Deering Rd
Port Renfrew BC
V0S 1K0

Phone: 250-647-5423

Features

  • Designated reading area and comfortable seating
  • Children’s literacy computer
  • 2 public computers
  • WiFi
  • Modern facility and fixtures
  • 24/7 book return
  • Collection size of more than 5,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 2-5 & 6-8
Thursday 2-5 & 6-8
Friday 12-5
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Quadra Island

654 Harper Rd
Quathiaski Cove BC
V0P 1N0

Phone: 250-285-2216

Features

  • 6 Public computers
  • Self-checkout machine
  • Public programs
  • Free WiFi
  • Photocopier
  • Children's literacy stations
  • Study tables
  • Collection size of more than 16,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-5
Wednesday 1-8
Thursday 1-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday Closed

Qualicum Beach

101 - 660 Primrose St
Qualicum Beach BC
V9K 2R5

Phone: 250-752-6121

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 6 public access computers
  • Free WiFi
  • Qualicum Beach Asian Collection (English language DVDs, cookbooks, travel books, children's books, mysteries and more on Asian-related themes)
  • Children's computer with Early Literacy Games
  • Collection size of more than 32,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday Closed

Queen Charlotte

Box 339, 138 Bay, Community Hall
Queen Charlotte BC
V0T 1S0

Phone: 250-559-4518

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 2 public access computers
  • Free public WiFi
  • Collection size of more than 12,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday 1-4 & 5-8
Thursday Closed
Friday 12:30-5
Saturday 10-12 & 1-5
Sunday Closed

Sandspit

Box 228, Seabreeze Plaza, Beach Rd
Sandspit BC
V0T 1T0

Phone: 250-637-2247

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 2 Public computers
  • Free public WiFi
  • Collection size of almost 4,500 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday 10-2
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday Closed
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Sayward

A - 652 H'Kusam Way
Sayward BC
V0P 1R0

Phone: 250-282-5551

Features

  • 2 public computer stations
  • Free public WiFi
  • Collection size of more than 3,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday 10-2
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday Closed
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Sidney / North Saanich

10091 Resthaven Drive
Sidney BC
V8L 3G3

Phone: 250-656-0944

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 6 public access computers
  • 2 children's computers with educational games
  • Home delivery service for customers who cannot visit the library in person
  • Literacy kits for preschoolers on a variety of fun themes
  • On BC transit route
  • Adjacent to Community Wellness Park and surrounded by beautiful garden maintained by Town of Sidney
  • Collection size of almost 41,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 12:30-4

Sointula

280 1st St
Sointula BC
V0N 3E0

Phone: 250-973-6493

Features

  • 2 public access computers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Photocopier
  • Free public WiFi
  • Collection size of more than 9,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 1-4 & 5-8
Wednesday 10-12 & 1-3
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday Closed
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Sooke

2065 Anna Marie Road
Sooke BC
V9Z 0A4

Phone: 250-642-3022

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 6 public access computers
  • 1 children's computer with educational games
  • On BC Transit route
  • Free public WiFi
  • Collection size of 23,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 1-5
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-5
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday Closed

South Cowichan

Box 118, 310-2720 Mill Bay Rd
Mill Bay BC
V0R 2P0

Phone: 250-743-5436

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 4 public computers
  • Local art display
  • Free public WiFi
  • Collection size of almost 24,000 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday 10-5
Tuesday 10-5
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-5
Sunday Closed

Tahsis

977 Maquinna Dr S
Tahsis BC
V0P 1X0

Phone: 250-934-6621

Features

  • 2 public access computers
  • A bright and comfortable reading area
  • Free public WiFi
  • Collection size of more than 5,500 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday 1-5
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday Closed
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Tofino

331 Main St
Tofino BC
V0R 2Z0

Phone: 250-725-3713

Features

  • 2 public computers
  • Free Public WiFi
  • Collection size of almost 9,500 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday 1-5
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Ucluelet

500 Matterson Dr
Ucluelet BC
V0R 3A0

Phone: 250-726-4642

Features

  • 2 public computer stations
  • Free public WiFi
  • Collection size of more than 7,800 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday 1-5
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Union Bay

5527 Island Hwy S
Union Bay BC
V0R 3B0

Phone: 250-335-2433

Features

  • 1 public computer station
  • Printing
  • Free WiFi
  • Collection size of more than 4,400 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 10-12 & 1-5
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed

Woss

4503B Railway Ave
Woss BC
V0N 3P0

Phone: 250-281-2263

Features

  • 2 public access computers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Photocopier
  • Collection size of almost 3,200 items

Hours

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10-12 & 1-5
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 1-4 & 5-8
Friday 1-5
Saturday 10-2
Sunday Closed