Vancouver Island Regional Library invites people to join national reading campaign

Vancouver Island Regional Library urges you to join them in supporting the National Reading Campaign and its ‘What did you read today?’ campaign.

The campaign, an unprecedented coalition of librarians, educators, booksellers, publishers, readers and writers will help bring the joy of reading to Canadians.

“What did you read today?” is a public awareness campaign created to help make reading a national priority. It’s being launched with a pair of fun contests: one for the general public and one for kids. Both contests run until Dec. 31. Enter at

Since 2008, the National Reading Campaign has brought together people from every region of Canada who are concerned about Canada’s changing reading habits.

Through reading summits, the development of a National Reading Plan, a public awareness campaign and many other efforts, the National Reading Campaign aims to make reading a national priority, because when Canada reads, Canada grows.

Visit to learn more.


The VIRL is the fourth largest library system in B.C. They serve over 430,000 people on Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii and Bella Coola on the Central Coast through 38 branch libraries, a virtual branch, and a books by mail service.



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