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Black History Month

  • February 26
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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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Photography for Fun

Photography Display: Professional Photographers of Canada

Come by the Harbourfront Branch from February 12th until March 1st to check out a display of photography provided by …

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STEAM Tinker Totes

  • February 26
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    One event on February 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on March 5, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on March 6, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on March 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on March 13, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on March 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on March 26, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on March 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

  • Branch: Port Hardy
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Exploring a Tinker Tote with your family? Keep the 4 Cs of STEAM learning in mind.

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In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • February 26
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 30, 2019

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Teens, submit your awesome creative fiction in any genre, including poetry! Finalists will be published in an In Our Own …

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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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Magic Book

Freedom to Read Week Blackout Poetry Contest

  • February 25 @ 8:00 am - March 1 @ 5:00 pm
  • Branch: Masset
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Freedom to Read Week is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual …

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

  • February 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

  • Branch: Cowichan
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Bring the whole family and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun. Ages 0-5 and their caregivers

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Toddlertime

Strong Start Storytime

Join us for songs, felt stories, and early literacy fun!

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Freedom to Read Full 2019

Freedom to Read Week Scavenger Hunt

Children, Teens, Adults!  Celebrate your freedom to read by going on a scavenger hunt at the Campbell River Branch.  You …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby & Toddler Time

  • February 26 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2019

  • Branch: Campbell River
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Join us for a rhyming good time!  We do bounces, action rhymes, and songs  for babies and toddlers (0 to …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

  • February 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

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

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eHelp

  • February 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    One event on December 15, 2018 at 11:00 am

    One event on January 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    One event on January 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on January 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on January 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on February 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on February 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on February 26, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on February 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    One event on December 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm

  • Branch: Port Hardy
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Download the OverDrive App from your App Store.

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Strong Start Storytime

Storytime

  • February 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 26, 2019

  • Branch: Gold River
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Strengthen early literacy with songs, rhymes, stories and more! Family Storytime is a fun half hour suitable for kids aged …

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Tech Help

Tech Tuesday

Book a 30-minute appointment for one-on-one help with ebooks, streaming movies, email, and other technology you need.

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Book People Discussing

Poetry Workshop

  • February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 27, 2019

  • Branch: Courtenay
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  • Cost: Free

Join award-winning poet and teacher, Lynne Knight, at the Courtenay Library for a poetry writing workshop. The workshop includes exercises …

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Tech Help

Tech Tuesday

  • February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 26, 2019

  • Branch: Gold River
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Tech help for those in need! Book an appointmennt for one-on-one help with your technology-related questions.  

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Tech Help

Tech Tuesday

  • February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:20 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

  • Branch: Cowichan
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Free technology help from our librarians. Please call 250-746-7661 to reserve.

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Research History

Workshop: Pensions and Tax Options for Seniors (and Caregivers)

This workshop describes the potential pension benefits that may occur if a couple enters involuntary separation. The workshop also deals …

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Teen VR

Cancelled – Get to Know Virtual Reality

Update: This event has been cancelled due to staff illness. We hope to reschedule it in the near future, email …

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Brainstorming Together

Tech Tuesday

Come in to the library for free technology help at the information desk. Support for library apps and platforms, mobile …

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Tech Tuesday

  • February 26 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

  • Branch: Courtenay
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Do you have a tricky tech question? Come in to the library for free one-one technology help at the Information …

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Star Wars Lego

LEGO® Club

Dare to be different. Use our LEGO® to create a masterpiece with a different theme every session. Anyone old enough …

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Magic Book

Tween Book Club

Are you a kid who loves to read? The Tween Book Club will be meeting to read, discuss, and make …

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Teen Sphero Hero

Sphero's are mini rolling robots controlled through coding or wireless devices. Come try to thread our maze or joust against …

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NFB Film Club: The Girls of Meru

The Girls of Meru 2018 | 88 min Directed by Andrea Dorfman NFB Film Club presents a documentary film set …

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Knitting

A Good Yarn: Knitting and Crochet Circle

  • February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Comox
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Join yarnworkers of all ages and abilities at the library for a warm and welcoming knitting and crochet group.

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Movie Tuesday

Join us at the Harbourfront branch every Tuesday at 6 PM for a FREE, popular movie! Upcoming films include: February …

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Pyjama Storytime

  • February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

  • Branch: Sooke
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Get snuggly in your jammies and join us at the Sooke branch Tuesday evenings for a storytime before bed. Suitable …

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Kids Crafting

Dad’s Night Out

Join us for a craftastic evening of fun! Suitable for children 4 yrs + with a caregiver.

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