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A New Library for Nanaimo Wellington is Underway!

Plans are underway for a new and purpose-built Nanaimo Wellington branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library, slated for completion by early 2017! 

Welcome to Teen Tech Week 2016!

It's time to CREATE IT at your local library!

Fractured Fairy Tales are at your local Library this Spring Break!

No plans for Spring Break? No problem!

Librarians on the Radio for Freedom to Read Week 2016

This episode is all about getting you fired up for Freedom to Read Week 2016.

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

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

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