Online Payment: Coming Soon!

Please bear with us as we make Online Payment possible with the new catalogue!

OverDrive (eBooks) temporary issues

Please note that we are currently experiencing issues with some features in OverDrive.  Some features, including holds and/or titles and check-out functions, are disappearing.

Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

Please be advised that all branches will be closed Oct. 12 - 13th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. 

I <3 My Library Month!

October is Library Month and we're sharing the love :)

Catalogue Taking Short Nap October 11–14

Full details here: Please note that our catalogue will be temporarily unavailable from October 11

Librarians on the Radio for September 22

In our Librarians on Democracy episode, Emily Orr and Justin Unrau talked about the information issues at play in the federal election.

Library Board Adopts Balanced 2016 Operating Budget

On September 19th, the Vancouver Island Regional Library Board of Trustees adopted a balanced operating budget of $33,062,045 for 2016.

NOTICE: Customer Email Notification Disruption

As part of a systems upgrade, there may be temporary disruptions in customer e-mail notifications between September 1st to October 2nd.

Librarians on the Radio for August 18

In this episode we're catching you up on how librarians spend our summer months.

Vancouver Island Regional Library Loan Authorization Bylaw

Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) announces that the Capital Regional District proposes to adopt Bylaws 3914 and 3915 to authorize borrowing of up to a maximum of $6 million which will be le

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