Wearing a mask is now optional in the library. Masks are available. Speak to any member of staff.
Our branch is fully open. Don’t forget your library card. Holds pick up, full browsing of the collection, and self-checkout available. Themed Grab & Go Bags of 3 or more books for a range of audiences and interests are available for quick and convenient checkout.
Exterior bookdrop open 24/7, located near mall entrance #2, beside Nanaimo Insurance.
We look forward to welcoming you to the branch.
About the Branch
We respectfully acknowledge that this branch is situated on the unceded traditional territory of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Snuneymuxw First Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.
Nanaimo Wellington branch is located in Country Club Centre, halfway between downtown and the north end of the city. In May 2017, the library moved from its former location on Barons Road, where it had been since 1979, to its current location across the street at Country Club Centre.
- Open for Walk Through
- Full collection available to browse
- 20,000 items in collection
- Free public WiFi
- Free parking
- Wheelchair accessible
- 24/7 bookdrop located outside of mall entrance #2, near Nanaimo Insurance
- Three public computers, available for one hour per person per day
How to Get Here
The library is located inside the mall across from Shoppers Drug Mart.
Accessibility for People with Disabilities
- All bus stops for Country Club Centre are along Norwell Drive.
- An accessibility ramp is located on Norwell Drive just before Great Canadian Oil Change. From there you can make your way to the back entrance of the mall.
- Reserved accessible parking spaces are clustered around all entrances to the mall.
- The most convenient parking spaces are located at the back entrance.
- When parking at the front of the mall, the entrance near Save-On foods and Shoppers Drug Mart is closest to the library.
After Hours Returns
Items can be returned 24 hours a day, seven days per week, in the blue book bins located at the mall entrance next to Nanaimo Insurance.
The Nanaimo Wellington branch has one study room available to book for a maximum of 3 hours at a time. It seats 5 people and can be booked up to one month in advance.
How to book the study room:
- Fill out this form
- Call the branch at 250-758-5544
- Drop by and speak to staff
- Library Manager – Anthony Martin
- Customer Services Librarian II – Steinunn Benjaminsson