PRESS RELEASE: Construction Set to Begin on New Masset Library and Haida Language Immersion Lab!

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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

We respectfully acknowledge that this branch is situated on the traditional territory of the Haida Nation, whose historical relationship with their land continues to the present day.

The iconic log building that houses the Masset Branch was the end result of a long story of libraries in the community that started in 1912. that included people’s houses, schools, and more.  The current library opened in 1980 under the direction of the Masset Public Library Association and officially became part of VIRL in 1983.

A New Library for Masset

Work is currently underway to build a state-of-the-art new library for Masset.

Branch Features

  • Open for Sit Down
  • Public access computer
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free public WiFi

Contact Information

  • Library Manager – Patrick Siebold
  • Community Support Technician – Etchi Zaleski
  •  Circulation Supervisor – Veronika Higlister