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Congratulations, Award-Winning Staff

Not one, but two staff from Vancouver Island Regional Library are the recipients of the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects!

Technical Difficulties with Our Overdrive Service

On May 4, 2016, one of our eBook Vendors Overdrive experienced technical difficulties.

Librarians on the Radio for April 19

In this episode our librarians talk about BookFest and other connections between readers and producers of culture.

Open House for Nanaimo Wellington Branch

On April 14th, join us for a community open house on Thursday, April 14th (6:30pm – 7:30pm) at the Nanaimo Wellington branch (3032 Barons Road).

Old Catalogue (BiblioCommons) Scheduled Maintenance

Please note that we will be performing maintenance on Sunday, April 3, 2016, beginning at 3:00 am to the old catalogue (BiblioCommons).

April is National Poetry Month...

...And your local library is putting on some fun that (wait, what rhymes with "month")?

Marilynne Robinson Wins Library of Congress Fiction Prize

Marilynne Robinson, Pulizer Prize winner and acclaimed author of the Gilead and

Catalogue Temporary Service Upgrade (March 22nd, 2016)

Please note that there may be a brief disruption in catalogue service while we are undergoing system upgrades on Tuesday, March 22nd between 7:00am-9:00am.

Spring Break Frog Prince Scavenger Hunt!

Happy Spring Break! There are six frog prince pictures hiding in the kid's section of the library. Each picture has a differenct number on it.

Librarians on the Radio for March 15

Emily Orr brings us news of encryption and legal battles in this Ides of March episode. Who is getting stabbed in the back in the name of striking blows against tyranny?

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