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Librarians on the Radio for Sep 20

Our back to school 2016 episode is all about learning outside the classroom.

Introducing Lynda.com!

Starting today, customers now have access to one of the most popular online learning tools available: Lynda.com!

VIRL Branches Closed for Labour Day

Please note that all VIRL branches will be closed on Monday, September 5th in celebration of Labour Day.

VIRL's First Human Library

A growing global phenomenon, "The Human Library"

Digital literacy an important piece of library learning

Article courtesy of the Comox Valley Record: Full article here

Issues with Telephone Messages: Resolved

Please note that the issues with our telephone system have been resolved. Our Telemessaging system did not work on August 29-30.

Bibliocommons is Going Responsive on August 31st

Our catalogue at virl.bibliocommons.com is going to be moving to "responsive design" on August 31st, which means a more user-friendly and easy to use interface for mobile devices (iOS/And

First Annual GeekCON Draws Crowds

A first annual celebration of geek culture drew big crowds to the Nanaimo Harbourfront library on Saturday, August 21st.

Postal Union Serves Notice of Strike Action

Please be advised that the union representing postal workers have served a 72-hour strike notice which may affect library services and respective deliveries beginning on Monday, August 29th.

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

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