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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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Black History Month

  • February 1
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 28, 2019

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Black History Month is celebrated across Canada each year throughout the month of February. VIRL is proud to showcase the …

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Winter Reading Frenzy

Winter Reading Frenzy Winter Reading Frenzy returns to Gold River, running February 1 to March 15. Winter Reading Frenzy is …

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Strong Start Storytime

Storytime

  • February 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Cumberland
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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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Lego Kids

LEGO® Days

  • February 1 @ 10:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Bella Coola
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  • Cost: Free

We're setting out the LEGO® all day on the first Friday and Saturday of each month. Just bring your imagination and …

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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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Toddlertime

Toddlertime

  • February 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until March 1, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
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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

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

  • February 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until February 22, 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

  • February 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until June 21, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm 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

  • February 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, happening 8 times

  • Branch: South Cowichan
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  • 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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Strong Start Storytime

Family Storytime

  • February 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 8, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until June 7, 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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Artist Painting

Arts and Crafts

  • February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

  • Branch: Port Hardy
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Arts and Crafts at the Port Hardy Library.

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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • February 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Comox
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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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