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General News · 8th July 2014
Natasha Bartlett
Library Launches Name the Whale Contest!

Vancouver Island Regional Library is excited to announce the Name the Whale Contest! In celebration of the Libraryís 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 editionsí 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. VIRLís holdings number one-
million and include books, magazines, CDís and DVDís.

NANAIMO, July 8, 2014