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

Nanaimo Harbourfront Library Temporary Computer Area Closed for Renovation

Please be advised that the temporary computer space located at the temporary Nanaimo Harbourfront branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library at 84 Commercial St.

BC Day Holiday: Branches Closed

Please note that all of our branches will be closed on BC Day (August 3rd, 2015). 

Librarians on the Radio for July 21

It's summer time and the librarians are encouraging you to hit the road!

Merging of OverDrive eBook Collections after June 30

Beginning June 30, 2015 VIRL will be consolidating its OverDrive eBooks and eAudiobooks into one VIRL Library to Go collection.

Follow us

Contact us

(877) 415.VIRL