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Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt

Drop into the Nanaimo North Branch this week to participate in a Family Literacy Week scavenger hunt.  There will be …

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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt

Drop into the Campbell River Branch this week to participate in a Family Literacy Week scavenger hunt.  There will be …

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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Family Literacy Day Scavenger Hunt

Drop into the Tahsis Branch this week to participate in a Family Literacy Week scavenger hunt.  There will be prizes!

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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt

Drop into the Gold River Branch this week to participate in a Family Literacy Week scavenger hunt.  There will be …

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Scavenger Hunt and Activity

Come by every week for a new theme-based scavenger hunt and activity!

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Reading Laughing Coffee

Gabriola Reads: Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari

The Gabriola Health and Wellness Collaborative presents Gabriola Reads: Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War …

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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Family Literacy Week StoryWalk®

It's Family Literacy Week and we're celebrating with an indoor StoryWalk®.   Head down to the library on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday to …

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Scavenger Hunt – Family Literacy Day

  • January 25 - January 28
  • Branch: Ladysmith
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Celebrate Family Literacy at the Library with a fun children's scavenger hunt.  Search for clues and you could win a …

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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt

Drop into the Port Alberni branch this week to participate in a Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt. There will be …

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elephant and piggie balloons

Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt

  • January 22 @ 8:00 am - January 27 @ 5:00 pm
  • Branch: Masset
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Drop into the Masset Branch this week to participate in a Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt!

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art, child , colouring, writing

Family Literacy Week Creativity Challenge

  • January 22 @ 8:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
  • Branch: Masset
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Choose your favourite Picture Book and write a story or draw a picture based on the book. Enter your submission …

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art, child , colouring, writing

Family Literacy Week Creativity Challenge

Choose your favourite Picture Book and write a story or draw a picture based on the book. Enter your submission …

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Students Reading

Teen Book Club

Join a group of teens to read and discuss a different book every month! Snacks will be provided! January's book …

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Pop Up Library

Pop-Up Library at the SHOAL Centre

Get help finding, signing out and returning library materials. Learn more about the library from our friendly staff. Every Friday …

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Photography for Fun

Photos for Fun

The focus of this group is on the making of images through practice, experimentation, and positive feedback. Check in at …

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Family Storytime

Family Literacy Week Celebration

Join the community for a Family Literacy Day puppet show! Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life …

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Toddlertime

Toddlertime

Share stories, songs, fingerplays, and more with your toddler. For ages 1.5 - 3 years. Drop-in, siblings also welcome.

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Baby Rhyme Time

Family Storytime

  • January 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

  • Branch: Sooke
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Join us Friday mornings at the Sooke branch for a family storytime filled with songs, movements, and stories! Best suited …

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Reading time with a Librarian

Family Storytime

  • January 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until January 25, 2019

  • Branch: Port Alberni
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Bring the whole family to the Port Alberni branch for fun songs, rhymes and stories to strengthen early literacy. Suitable …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • January 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until June 21, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 21, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
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Learn songs, rhymes, stories and skills you can use to help your baby get a head start on their reading. …

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Toddler and BabyTime

Attention, all toddlers and babies! Drop by Friday mornings for our new Toddler and BabyTime. We do bounces, action rhymes, …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Parent-Child Mother Goose

  • January 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, happening 8 times

  • Branch: South Cowichan
  • Audience: ,
  • Cost: Free

For children and their caregivers: we share rhymes, songs, storytelling, and a snack. Offered in partnership with Island Health. Drop-in …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Patty Cakes Babytime

  • January 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until February 22, 2019

  • Branch: Cumberland
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Babies start learning from birth! Learn rhymes, tickles, songs and lap bounces. Encourage brain development and meet new people while …

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Strong Start Storytime

Family Storytime

  • January 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until March 8, 2019

  • Branch: Cowichan Lake
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Drop in for our weekly family storytime!  We will read a book, sing some songs, and get up and move …

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Chess

Chess Club

  • January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: South Cowichan
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  • Cost: Free

A drop-in group meeting on the last Friday of each month. New players welcome. Free.

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • January 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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    One event on January 25, 2019 at 1:30pm

    One event on February 23, 2019 at 11:00am

  • Branch: Port Alice
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Stories, songs and rhymes presented by Mount Waddington Family Literacy Society.

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Artist Painting

Arts and Crafts

  • January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

  • Branch: Port Hardy
  • Audience: ,

Arts and Crafts at the Port Hardy Library.

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iPads Made Easy

  • January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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    One event on March 15, 2019 at 2:00pm

    One event on May 17, 2019 at 2:00pm

    One event on June 21, 2019 at 2:00pm

  • Branch: Courtenay
  • Audience:
  • Cost: Free

Back by popular demand! In partnership with the Comox Valley Adult Learning Centre explore your iPad and learn Tips & …

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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • January 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Comox
  • Audience: ,

Use our LEGO® to create a masterpiece of your own making.  Anyone old enough to not eat the LEGO®  is welcome.

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S.T.E.A.M. Fridays

Explore science, technology, engineering, arts, and math through creative play with our STEAM Kits. We have littlebits, Bloxels, Snap Circuits, …

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