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Port Hardy Library Temporary Closure

Beginning on Tuesday, November 3rd, the Port Hardy branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) will be closed while the building receives refurbishments.

Come See the New Nanaimo Harbourfront Library!

The public is invited to an Open House celebration at the newly refurbished Nanaimo Harbourfront branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL)!

It’s an Open House at the New Campbell River Library!

The public is invited to an Open House celebration at the newly refurbished Campbell River branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL)!

The Old Catalogue is Back

The Old Cat-a-Log is Coming Back The old catalogue is returning back online. By returning the old catalogue back, we're hoping that customers can:

OverDrive fixed

Please note that the temporary issues surrounding 'disappearing functions' in OverDrive have been resolved. 

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. 

Catalogue Taking Short Nap October 11–14

Full details here: virl.bc.ca/new-catalogue 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.

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