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The Port Renfrew library has new facilities, hours and extended service

Chairman of the Vancouver Island Regional Library Bruce Jolliffe, executive director Rosemary Bonanna and Juan de Fuca Regional Director Mike Hicks were on hand to officially open the new VIRL Port Renfrew library this past Saturday.

“We are pleased to continue our commitment to Port Renfrew with these beautiful new facilities, expanded hours and expanded service” said Jolliffe. Hicks commented on the “tremendous asset the library brings to Port Renfrew” and how appreciative the residents were of their library.

The newest branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library offers a designated reading area and seating, Children’s Literacy Station, wireless access and Internet stations, an increased DVD collection and a new selection of best selling books.

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