Following changes to Provincial Medical Health Officer orders, masks are no longer required when visiting the library, but you can wear one if you’d like.


About the Branch

When it opened in 2008, the Bowser branch was VIRL’s first purpose-built library building. For the small coastal community, the library, with its large locally sourced beams and West Coast style, is a vital and vibrant hub of activity, learning, and socializing.

Branch Features

  • Open for sit down service!
  • Collection size of almost 8,000 items
  • Free public WiFi
  • Public computer can be booked for 30 minute sessions

Contact Information

  • Library Manager – Jeff Strain 778.268.3165