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Keep reading to earn your Medal!

We "Booked a Trip" with artists, scientists, raptors, magicians, wild things, guitarists, superheroes and even a Purple Pirate at the library this summer.

Nanaimo Correctional Centre Book Club Wins International Award

A program out of the Nanaimo Harbourfront library has received international recognition from the American Library Association (ALA)for a book club and library est

New Book Club Sets Now Available

We have recently added many new titles to our book club set collection!

Librarians on the Radio for Aug 16

Engage in Olympic-level geekery with Librarians on the Radio.

2016 Fall Program Guide: Now Available!

The Fall Program Guide is here! 

Hornby Island Branch Undergoing Renovation August 22nd

The Hornby Island Library is undergoing renovation!

Potential Service Disruption: Canada Post *UPDATED*

UPDATE: Canada Post service has resumed until further notice. Canada Post will provide 72 hours notice if services will be disrupted. Check back for continued updates.

Issues with Telephone Messages: Resolved

Please note that the issues with our telephone system have been resolved.

Parking Disruption at Cowichan Branch – Construction

Update: From August 5th until 8th, library customers should park on the Arena/Aquatic Centre side of Island Savings Centre.

BC Day Branch Hours

Please note that all VIRL branches will be closed on Monday, August 1st, in celebration of BC Day. 

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