A New Library for Chemainus: Open House

We are moving forward with exciting plans to build a new library in Chemainus at the corner of Cypress and Willow Street (the site of the old firehall).

Indigenous Voices

As part of our efforts to facilitate reconciliation for Indi

Indigenous Voices at VIRL - Upcoming Events

Visit the Courtenay branch on Sunday, January 28 from 2 – 3pm to hear Elders Pam Moore and Dianne MacLeod share their stories and their work. Refreshments provided.

VIRL's Top 10 Books of 2017

Your Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) branches were busy in 2017.


Gabriola Island
Storytime will resume on Wednesday, January 3 from 10:30 - 11 am.


Storytime will resume Wednesdy, January 10 at 10:30 am.

Give the gift of literacy to our community!

The Sidney/North Saanich Library Teen Council is collecting books for the Peninsula Connections for Early Childhood (PCEC) 1000 x 5 Book Recycling Project.

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