Saanich Peninsula Community Writing Contest

Enter your best writing and you might win a prize!  Unpublished and self-published writers or anyone with writing aspirations who resides in Central Saanich, North Saanich, and Sidney can subm

It's April! That means it's National Poetry Month!

Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is now held every April, when schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets throughout Canada band together to c

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Bring your lucky four-leaf clover into your local Library and pick up one of these titles for the kids!

SPRING BREAK at Your Local Library!

There will be fun and games for kids of all ages this Spring Break!

Time for Teen Tech Week at Your Local Vancouver Island Regional Library!

Between March 9th to 15th, teens are encouraged to take a Do It Yourself approach to technology at their local Library!

Niceness is your support for Anti-Bullying Day (aka Pink Shirt Day)!

February 26th is Anti-Bullying Day (aka Pink Shirt Day); a day to raise awareness on the issues that surround bullying and harassment.&

We're open! Come on in from the snow and cuddle up with a good book...

All of our branches with regular Monday hours are open! To find your local branch's hours, click here. 

Our Right to Information: Freedom to Read Week Celebrated by Vancouver Island Regional Library Branches

Banned books and free expression may not make the headlines, but they affect the right of Canadians to decide for themselves what they choose to read.

Free movies, tv shows, music and audiobooks with hoopla!

Library card-holders now have access to thousands of movies, tv shows, music and audiobooks through a new digital service called hoopla

Getting excited for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games?

The XXII Olympic Winter Games (Sochi) 2014 begins on Friday, February 7 and we're gearing up with a collection of books and eResources on the ready! Check out our great selection 

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