Library Expands its French Language Collection

Over the past year, VIRL has expanded its French Language collection by over a thousand items!

Family Story Time

Many of our branches offer family story time events. Drop in preschool story time for ages 3 - 5 years. Fun with songs, stories and rhymes. Contact your nearest branch to learn more!

Prepare for Back to School

Children who read, succeed! If you are a teacher, daycare provider, or anyone else who works with groups of children, we want to help you learn how to better use the public library.

Lego Fun at Your Library

Many of our branches have LEGO® building events. Make a LEGO® creation using the library’s LEGO® and your own imagination! Contact your branch today!

eLibrary Information Session

Unlock the power of your library! Learn about some of the new digital services available through the library. Read magazines on your computer or tablet with Zinio.

Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival July 17-20th!

From July 17 to 20, eleven renowned Canadian authors will bring their writing talent to appreciative audiences at Denman’s annual Readers and Writers Festival.

Nanaimo North Branch Library Opens its Doors!

We're pleased to announce that the new Nanaimo North branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library has opened its doors to the public today!

Lego build designed to get kids reading

by  Chris Bush - Nanaimo News Bulletin

Adult Summer Reading Club

Love to read anything you can get your hands on?  Or listen to audiobooks?  Join to read your way through the summer, from July 2- August 20.  For each week that you read every day f

What's happening @ your library! - Summer edition

Check out the Summer edition of our programming and events guide What's happening @ your library! 

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