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Playing with Lego

Create with LEGO™

  • April 6
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    An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 22, 2019

  • Branch: Port Hardy
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LEGO and Duplo every Saturday.

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In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • April 6
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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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Microbits

Don't forget your laptop. Microbits need to be connected to a computer to be coded. They can also be coded with a smartphone or tablet using the micro:bit app.

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Blocks Girl

Play Day

  • April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Courtenay
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Drop in and play with us on Saturday mornings! The program room will be set up with toys & activities …

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Blocks Girl

Family Playroom

  • April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

  • Branch: Quadra Island
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A room full of toys for drop-in free play.  We have activities for children of all ages including puppets, felt …

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Marvel Mini Marathons

Get ready for the release of Avengers: Endgame on April 26 with a month long series of mini marathons. Superhero …

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Sidney/North Saanich Library Teen Advisory Group Meeting

Teens, 13-18 years old, interested in working on library and community projects are welcome to join the Sidney/North Saanich Library …

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

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

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    One event on December 8, 2018 at 11:00 am

    One event on December 22, 2018 at 11:00 am

    One event on January 12, 2019 at 11:00 am

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

    One event on February 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

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

    One event on March 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

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

    One event on April 6, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on April 20, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on May 4, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on May 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on June 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on June 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on June 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

  • Branch: Sointula
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Early literacy storytime.

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Meet Tundra the Wolf

Join wolf educator Gary Allan and his friendly wolf Tundra for a fascinating program about wolves, their private lives, and how we …

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Sandspit Seed Swap

Join us at the Sandspit Branch on Saturday, April 6 for the 2nd annual Seed Swap! Swap some seeds, have …

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English Corner

Spanish Conversation Group

An opportunity for everyone wanting to get together to speak Spanish in a casual, friendly environment. For native and non-native …

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Coffee and chair

Death Cafe

  • April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2019

  • Branch: Gabriola Island
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Death Cafe is an international movement started in Europe. At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, …

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TAG Meeting

  • April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    One event on January 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on February 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on March 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on April 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on May 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
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Are you 12-18 years old and want to have a say in what happens at your library? Come to our …

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Knitting

Saturday Stitchers

  • April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

  • Branch: Port Alberni
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Do you like to crochet, knit or embroider? Come to the Saturday Stitchers to meet new people who love to …

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Knitting

Saturday Stitching

  • April 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

  • Branch: Parksville
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Knitters are invited to join our knitting network while working on projects at the library.  Suitable for 15 years and …

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Kids Crafting

“Surprise Me” Saturday

  • April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 25, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
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What will our weekly DIY kids activity be this Saturday? Trains? Puzzles? Crafts? Drop by between 2 and 4 pm …

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Conference Ready

Author Talk: Jeremy Tolmie discusses Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Join us at the Harbourfront Branch as local author Jeremy Tolmie launches the latest edition of his book, Living with …

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