Federation of Ontario Public Libraries

“Vancouver Island Regional Library published their economic impact study in July 2016, with the following findings:

  • The full economic impact of Vancouver Island Regional Library in 2015 was $94,783,558
  • For every $1 invested, customers receive $5.36 in value
  • ROI is 335%
  • Value per open hour: $1,107.73

Vancouver Island Regional Library serves a population of 430,000 citizens across 77,000 square kilometers, through 39 branches and an expert staff of 391 people.