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Library Assistant – MO

May 14, 2021

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking applicants for a Temporary Part-Time Library Assistant to work at our  Comox branch …

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Library Assistant – Zone 2

May 11, 2021

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking applicants for a Casual-on-Call Library Assistant to work at our Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland, …

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Library Assistant – BC

April 12, 2021

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

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Executive Director

March 15, 2021

Vancouver Island Regional Library is recruiting for an Executive Director that is strategic, visionary and inspirational. The Executive Director is …

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Library Assistant – CI

November 26, 2020

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking applicants for a Casual-on-Call Library Assistant to work at our Cortes Island 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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