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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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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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Seniors reading together

Seniors Connector Referral Service

  • January 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until December 20, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo Wellington
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Need information about services for seniors in Nanaimo? Talk to one of our volunteer senior connectors to find out what …

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Toddlertime

Toddlertime

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

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

Join us for a rhyming good time!  We do bounces, action rhymes, songs and bubbles for babies (0 to 18 …

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Strong Start Storytime

Storytime

  • January 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Courtenay
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Drop-in for children of all ages accompanied by a caregiver. Songs, stories, rhymes and other fun!

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us for songs, rhymes, stories, and the occasional craft at this fun family event! For children aged 2-5 years.

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Toddlertime

Preschool Storytime

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories for children aged 2-5 years old.  Siblings, grandparents and other guests welcome. No registration …

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Family Storytime

Good Morning Storytime at Sidney All Care

Bring your littlest ones to this library program at Sidney All Care (2269 Mills Rd.) for stories, songs, rhymes and …

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories for children aged 2-5 years old.  Siblings, grandparents and other guests welcome.

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Eiffel Tower

French Conversation Circle

  • January 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

  • Branch: Gabriola Island
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Do you want to practice your French in an informal, friendly environment? This is a free, drop in event designed …

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eHelp

Technology Tutoring

Want to learn basic computer skills or get help with your tablet or smartphone? Tutors from Nanaimo Disability Resource Centre …

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Tech Help

eHelp

  • January 31 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

  • Branch: Quadra Island
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Tech help for those in need! Book an appointment for one-on-one help with your technology-related questions.

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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • January 31 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

  • Branch: Quadra Island
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Drop in to build with the library’s LEGO collection. Ask staff to take a photo of your structure to get …

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Knitting

Bowser Knitwits

  • January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

  • Branch: Bowser
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Meet up at Bowser library every Thursday for a fun hour of knitting. Drop in.

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Knitting

Fibre Arts Circle

Join other fibre artists and enthusiasts for tea and an afternoon of knitting, crocheting, stitching, felting and more. Beginners and …

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Brainstorming Together

Tech Thursday

Want to work on your computer skills or have an eBook question? Book a 30-minute appointment for free, one-on-one technology …

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Carol Matthews & Patricia Young Author Event

Enjoy an afternoon of reflection with two prominent Vancouver Island authors: Carol Matthews and Patricia Young.  Carol Matthews will be …

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Origami Crane

Origami Club

  • January 31 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

  • Branch: Qualicum Beach
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Connect, learn and create. Beginners are welcome. Led by Shino Yosheda. Origami paper is supplied, but donations are welcome.

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Stuffie Storytime and Craft

Come with your stuffie to the library to watch a slideshow and make a craft with your stuffie. Then tuck …

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art club, drawing, draw at the library

Drop-In and Draw

  • January 31 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 26, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until January 29, 2019

  • Branch: Comox
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Are you participating in Comox Valley Arts' 30-Day Drawing Challenge? Would you like to get out of the house and …

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art club, drawing, draw at the library

Drop-In and Draw

  • January 31 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 26, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until January 29, 2019

  • Branch: Courtenay
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Are you participating in Comox Valley Arts' 30-Day Drawing Challenge? Would you like to get out of the house and …

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art club, drawing, draw at the library

Drop-In and Draw

  • January 31 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 26, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until January 29, 2019

  • Branch: Cumberland
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Are you participating in Comox Valley Arts' 30-Day Drawing Challenge? Would you like to get out of the house and …

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Teen VR

STEAM – Virtual Reality

Learn about the Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset developed and manufactured by Oculus VR.

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art club, drawing, draw at the library

Self-Directed Craft Night

Join us Thursday evenings at the Port Renfrew branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library for a self-directed, drop-in craft night! …

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Writers Support Group

Develop your writing in a supportive environment with this member-led group. Take the opportunity to share your challenges with a …

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