Canadians reading 3.4 million books a week

Qualicum Beach
More than 3.4 million books are bought at book stores or borrowed from libraries during a typical January week in Canada, the second annual National Book Count found.

Free downloadable music @ the library

Attention Music Buffs You can now download music – absolutely free!

Qualicum Beach Asian Collection

Qualicum Beach
Qualicum Beach Library Branch offers a unique Asian library collection for the use of all Vancouver Island Regional Library customers.

Local Author wins the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature

The Writers' Trust of Canada announced the winners of six literary prizes and presented more than $100,000 to the authors at the 11th annual Writers' Trust Awards, one of the richest lit

Teen Video Contest Winners

Bella Coola
The Results are in and we have our winners!!  

Kindergarten Kits

The Vancouver Island Regional Library has created new Kindergarten Kits to help support and enhance children’s kindergarten experience, leading to a love of reading, storytelling and learn

I love my library!

Libraries are full of stories that convey, far more eloquently than statistics ever could, very powerful moments when the library makes a crucial difference in a person’s life.

Celebrating 75 years of library service

September is 75th Anniversary Month at Vancouver Island Regional Library, and we thought you might be interested in finding out some history about our regional system and the pioneering

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