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OverDrive Reports Issues with Latest App Release

On February 1, VIRL's main eBook provider, OverDrive, released an update to its mobile app for iPad and iPhone (version 3.5.0).

Happy Flag Day!

Monday, February 15th is National Flag of Canada Day, and to celebrate, we've curated some interesting books from our catalogue just for you. 

Black History Month Celebration at Nanaimo Harbourfront Library

Courtesy of the Nanaimo African Heritage Society, a grand opening ceremony in honour of Black History Month is Friday (Feb. 12) from 2-4 p.m. at the Nanaimo Harbourfront Library.

Librarians on the Radio for Jan 19

Check out our feature interview with Steven Loring, director of the documentary The Age of Love (which will be screened at the Nanaimo Nor

Join Us for Family Literacy Day 2016

Celebrate Family Literacy Day - have fun reading and learning together as a family. Try our activity stations and enter our prize draw. Everyone welcome!

Featured Local Artists: Young Seniors Action Group Society

South Cowichan
For the month of January, we are featuring the folk (fun) art of the Young Seniors Action Group Society - YSAGS.  This local club meets weekly on Thursdays from 9-11am,  at the Malahat Le

North Saanich Community Consultation Session January 25th

You're invited to a Joint Consultation Session on Janaury 25th, 2016 (5:30pm - 7:30pm) with Vancouver Island Regional Library and the District of North Saanich to gather feedback about a librar

NEW Catalogue Filter Features

Our new catalogue is getting better all the time – and today, we’re happy to announce that new filters have been added:

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