General News · 8th July 2014
Library Launches Name the Whale Contest!
Vancouver Island Regional Library is excited to announce the Name the Whale Contest! In celebration of the Library’s newest staff member, an orca mascot who starts full-time
this July, VIRL is inviting kids to get creative and send in their suggested names!
The contest runs from the beginning of July to August 16th and is open to children ages 6-12 years old.
Kids can enter the contest by filling out a contest entry form and handing it in at any local Vancouver
Island Regional Library branch. Contest forms are available in this editions’ paper, or you can pick one
up at any VIRL branch. Multiple entries are welcomed!
The winner will receive a special prize and certificate, announced in September.
For more information about the Name the Whale Contest, or for a downloadable entry form, visit us at
Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is the fourth largest library system in British Columbia. We
serve over 430,000 people on Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii, and Bella Coola on the Central Coast
through 39 branch libraries, a virtual branch, and a books-by-mail service. VIRL’s holdings number one-
million and include books, magazines, CD’s and DVD’s.
NANAIMO, July 8, 2014