• Sep 16, 2020

    New library coming to Campbell River

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020 – A new library in downtown Campbell River is moving ahead. This month, Campbell River Council affirmed its support of the project to see a two-storey, 20,000 square foot facility on the site of the current branch at 1240 Shoppers Row.

    “Campbell River Council and staff have always been clear that a new library is an important piece in the City’s economic development plans and in their commitment to revitalizing downtown,” says Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) Board Chair, Brenda Leigh. “With the support of Council, we can formally get this project underway and construct a facility that will complement the City’s goals and provide a world class library for the entire Strathcona region. I would like to thank everyone involved in this project for bringing us to this exciting day.”  Read more...

New library coming to Campbell River

by Tanya Wood | Sep 16, 2020

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 – A new library in downtown Campbell River is moving ahead. This month, Campbell River Council affirmed its support of the project to see a two-storey, 20,000 square foot facility on the site of the current branch at 1240 Shoppers Row.

“Campbell River Council and staff have always been clear that a new library is an important piece in the City’s economic development plans and in their commitment to revitalizing downtown,” says Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) Board Chair, Brenda Leigh. “With the support of Council, we can formally get this project underway and construct a facility that will complement the City’s goals and provide a world class library for the entire Strathcona region. I would like to thank everyone involved in this project for bringing us to this exciting day.”  Read more...