Disruption of E-mail Services

VIRL email system will be upgraded between 5:00pm – 12pm on Friday 12 Feb 2016. E-mail to/from VIRL maybe affected until 5pm Saturday 12 Feb 2016.

Black History Month Celebration at Nanaimo Harbourfront Library

Courtesy of the Nanaimo African Heritage Society, a grand opening ceremony in honour of Black History Month is Friday (Feb. 12) from 2-4 p.m. at the Nanaimo Harbourfront Library.

Librarians on the Radio for Jan 19

Check out our feature interview with Steven Loring, director of the documentary The Age of Love (which will be screened at the Nanaimo Nor

Join Us for Family Literacy Day 2016

Celebrate Family Literacy Day - have fun reading and learning together as a family. Try our activity stations and enter our prize draw. Everyone welcome!

Featured Local Artist: Susan Martyn

South Cowichan
Susan Martyn lives and paints in beautiful Cowichan Bay.  An avid sailor and outdoors enthusiast, Susan's paintings reflect her passion for nature where ever it can be found.  See a s

North Saanich Community Consultation Session January 25th

You're invited to a Joint Consultation Session on Janaury 25th, 2016 (5:30pm - 7:30pm) with Vancouver Island Regional Library and the District of North Saanich to gather feedback about a librar

NEW Catalogue Filter Features

Our new catalogue is getting better all the time – and today, we’re happy to announce that new filters have been added:

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