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Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt

Drop into the Nanaimo North Branch this week to participate in a Family Literacy Week scavenger hunt.  There will be …

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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt

Drop into the Campbell River Branch this week to participate in a Family Literacy Week scavenger hunt.  There will be …

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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Family Literacy Day Scavenger Hunt

Drop into the Tahsis Branch this week to participate in a Family Literacy Week scavenger hunt.  There will be prizes!

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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt

Drop into the Gold River Branch this week to participate in a Family Literacy Week scavenger hunt.  There will be …

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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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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt

Drop into the Port Alberni branch this week to participate in a Family Literacy Week Scavenger Hunt. There will be …

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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
  • Audience:

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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Strong Start Storytime

Preschool Playtime

  • January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

  • Branch: Port Hardy
  • Audience: ,

Children enjoy books, puzzles and games.

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

  • January 23 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 6, 2019

  • Branch: Campbell River
  • Audience: ,

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

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

  • January 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

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

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

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

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Toddlertime

Family Storytime

  • January 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2019

  • Branch: Gabriola Island
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Drop in to the Gabriola Island branch with your little ones for fun stories, songs, and rhymes. Stay after for …

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Toddler Time

Toddlertime

Rhymes, songs, stories, and fun to expand your toddler’s early literacy skills. Geared to ages 1.5 to 3 years. Children …

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Family Storytime

Family Literacy Week Celebration

Join the community for a Family Literacy Day puppet show! Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • January 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 6, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

  • Branch: Cowichan Lake
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Babies take over the library!  Bring the tiniest members of your family (bring along siblings too!) for songs, stories, rhymes, …

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Strong Start Storytime

Family Storytime

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

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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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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Paws and Tales Literacy Program with Pacha

Paws 4 Stories

  • January 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 6, 2019

  • Branch: South Cowichan
  • Audience:
  • Cost: Free

Young readers can sign up for a 15-minute reading session with Kit Kat, a trained therapy dog, between 3:15 and …

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Stuffie Storytime and Craft

Come to the library with your stuffie to watch "Brave Irene", a Shadow Puppet Play.  We'll make a craft and then you'll …

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Lego Kids

Engineering Afternoons

  • January 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 6, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

  • Branch: Cowichan Lake
  • Audience:

If you like LEGO you will love Engineering Afternoons.  Pop by after school and create using a new building or …

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Playing with Lego

LEGO® Club

  • January 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    One event on November 21, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    One event on December 5, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    One event on January 9, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on January 23, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on February 6, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on February 20, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on April 10, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on April 24, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on May 1, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on May 15, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on May 29, 2019 at 3:30 pm

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
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Use our LEGO® to create a masterpiece, with a different theme every session. Anyone old enough to not eat the LEGO® …

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Playing with Lego

LEGO® Club

  • January 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 30, 2019

  • Branch: Port Alberni
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Love LEGO®? So do we. Design amazing creations and show off your creative side, the only limit is your imagination! …

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Playing with Lego

LEGO® Club

Calling all architects! Bring your construction skills and we’ll provide the LEGO®. Anyone old enough to not eat the LEGO™ is welcome.

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Face painted children sitting

Valley Dads Night Out – Captain Underpants

A night to celebrate time for children and their dads/caregivers! Join in the madness and mayhem that will be taking place …

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