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VIDEO: ShawTV Investigates our Right to Read

Kait Burgan of ShawTV explores our right to information, starting at the Library! 

New Dr. Seuss Book, Coming in July, With More to Come

New Dr. Seuss Book, ‘What Pet Should I Get?’, Coming in July, With More to Come

Irvine Welsh talks Freedom to Read with Librarians on the Radio!

In celebration of Freedom to Read week, Irvine Welsh (author of Trainspotting) will be talking live to Librarians on the Radio (CHLY) on Tuesday, Feb. 24th at 11:00am!

Nanaimo Harbourfront 2015 Renovations Update & FAQ

Harbourfront Renovations to Include Book Publishing Machine and Creativity Centre!

Are you an aspiring WRITER? This contest is for you...

Calling all writers!

Our Right to Information: Freedom to Read Week Celebrated by Vancouver Island Regional Library

Canadians have a right to decide for themselves what they choose to read. Banned books and free expression may not make the headlines, but they affect the lives of every Canadian.

Bibliocommons has updated their Terms of Service and Privacy Statement

Bibliocommons, our catalogue service provider, has recently updated their Terms of Use and Privacy Statement. 

Executive Committee and Officers of Library Board Elected at 2015 Annual General Meeting

On January 24th, 2015, the Board of Trustees for Vancouver Island Regional Library held its Annual General Meeting and elected its officers and Executive Committee

Colleen McCullough, Author of ‘The Thorn Birds,’ Dies at 77

Colleen McCullough, a former neurophysiological researcher at Yale who, deciding to write novels in her spare time, produced “The Thorn Birds,” a multigenerational Australian romance th

Family Literacy Day Celebrated Across Canada on January 27th!

On January 27th, Canadian families are invited to spend “15 Minutes of Fun” learning and reading together – in celebration of Family Literacy Day.

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