Nanaimo Wellington Branch is Moving!

The Nanaimo Wellington Branch is moving to a new location at Country Club Mall to better serve our central Nanaimo customers.  

Comics and Gaming Fans Rejoice!

Fans of comics and gaming are in for a treat now that Comics Plus and OnePlay are part of our digital collection.

CBC Canada Reads 2017 Shortlist

The competition just got tighter with the announcement of the

Our Mobile App is Here!

Our mobile app is available for anyone with an Apple or Android device.

The eLibrary’s Always Open

Want to access your library anytime, anywhere? Our digital collections are available 24/7 in our eLibrary!

Your Winter 2017 Program Guide has Arrived!

The 2017 Winter Program Guide is now available

2016-2020 Strategic Plan

We’re proud to present our 2016 – 2020 Strategic Plan: Your Voice. Your Library.

New Chemainus Branch – Community Consultation Session

Plans are underway for a new Chemainus branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL), with construction slated to start in 2017.

Holiday Hours

Please note that all VIRL branches will be closed on December 25, 26 and 27, as well as January 1 and January 2.  

Governor General’s Literary Awards Winners

Check out all the winning titles for the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Awards!” English Books

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