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Library Page – QB

November 21, 2022

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking a Part-time Library Page employee to work at our Qualicum Beach Branch. …

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Library Page – LY

November 14, 2022

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking a Part-time Library Page employee to work at our Ladysmith Branch. This …

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Library Assistant – HA

October 26, 2022

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking applicants for a Casual-on-Call Library Assistant to work at our Port Hardy Branch.  …

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Library Assistant – SC

October 28, 2022

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking applicants for a Casual-on-Call Library Assistant to work at our South Cowichan Branch.  …

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Library Assistant – GI

October 26, 2022

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking applicants for a Permanent Part-Time Library Assistant position providing 16 hrs/wk to work …

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Library Page – NA

October 12, 2022

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking a Part-time Library Page employee to work at our Nanaimo Harbourfront Branch. …

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Library Assistant – GR

October 12, 2022

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking applicants for a Casual-on-Call Library Assistant to work at our Gold River Branch.  …

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Fast Facts about Vancouver Island Regional Library

  • Vancouver Island Regional Library is the fifth largest library system in British Columbia.
  • Holdings at Vancouver Island Regional Library number almost one million and include books, magazines, CD’s and DVD’s. Card holders can borrow materials from any of our 39 locations.
  • In 2012 there were 2.6 million visits to our branches and our customers borrowed 4.6 million items.
  • Vancouver Island Regional Library opened its doors in 1936 as the Vancouver Island Union Library. We were the second regional library in North America.
  • With 39 branch libraries across the island, Vancouver Island Regional Library serves over 430,000 people on Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii and the Central Coast (Bella Coola)

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