Books By Mail

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Books by Mail (BBM) is a free mail service for customers who live in a remote location within the Vancouver Island Regional Library service area. It is coordinated out of our Nanaimo Harbourfront branch.

For registration information, visit our Get a Card page or email us at bbm@virl.bc.ca to request Books by Mail service.

Adults, as well as children, may register for Books by Mail to borrow books, talking books, CDs, and DVDs.

Books by Mail customers also have access to professional librarians who can help select materials and find information.