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Who Hatches Scavenger Hunt

Spring into the library and try out our "Who Hatches" scavenger hunt! Learn what animals hatch from eggs and have …

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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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Bookfest 2019

Bookfest Scavenger Hunt

Nanaimo Bookfest is coming up Saturday, June 1! In order to celebrate the wonderful authors, illustrators, and storytellers that will …

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Bookfest Scavenger Hunt

Parksville Library is having a Bookfest event on May 28! In order to celebrate the wonderful authors, illustrators, and storytellers …

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Federation of BC Writers Spring Writes Festival Events

All Spring Writes Festival events taking place at the Nanaimo Harbourfront Library are FREE, but registration is required for all …

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Pokemon Mystery Scavenger Hunt

  • May 3
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    An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2019

  • Branch: Qualicum Beach
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Pikachu has been voted the favourite bunny costume in our April Bunny Costume Party. To celebrate, we're having a Pokemon …

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Strong Start Storytime

Family Storytime

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

  • May 3 @ 10:00 am - May 4 @ 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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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

  • May 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

  • Branch: Queen Charlotte
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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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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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Toddlertime

Toddlertime

  • May 3 @ 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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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • May 3 @ 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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Storytime with preschool children

Preschool Storytime

  • May 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until May 10, 2019

  • Branch: Parksville
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Join us for a half hour of songs, rhymes, and stories. Suitable for children 2-5 years with a caregiver.

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Baby Rhyme Time

Patty Cakes Babytime

  • May 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 17, 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

  • May 3 @ 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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Playing with Lego

LEGO® Club

  • May 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 10, 2019

  • Branch: Parksville
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Join us for building and socializing. Children of all ages welcome with a caregiver.

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Artist Painting

Arts and Crafts

  • May 3 @ 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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Mother’s Day Craft

Together we learn.

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Book a Librarian

Book a Librarian

Want to learn how to use the library’s digital resources to access eBooks, music, movies, magazines or newspapers? Call the …

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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • May 3 @ 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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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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Diverse high school study group studies for test together.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Information Session

Are you 12-18 years old and want to have a say in what happens at your library? Join us for …

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