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Spine Poetry Instagram Challenge

Happy Poetry Month! We want to invite those of you who are Instagram fans to participate in a SPINE POETRY …

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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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In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • April 18
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00am, 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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Easter Scavenger Hunt

  • April 18
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 20, 2019

  • Branch: Sointula
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It's time to win a prize at the Sointula library.

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Toddlertime

Toddlertime

Share stories, songs, fingerplays, scarf activities and more with your toddler. For ages 1.5 – 3 years. Drop-in, siblings also …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

  • April 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 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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Strong Start Storytime

Storytime

  • April 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Courtenay
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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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Family Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us for songs, rhymes, stories, and the occasional craft at this fun family event! For children aged 2-5 years.

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Preschool Storytime

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories for children aged 2-5 years old.  Siblings, grandparents and other guests welcome. No registration …

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Babytime

  • April 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 9, 2019

  • Branch: Parksville
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Join us for rhymes, lap games, and toy based learning. Suitable for children up to 16 months with a caregiver.

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Family Storytime

Good Morning Storytime @ Sidney All Care

Bring your littlest ones to this library program at Sidney All Care (2269 Mills Rd.) for stories, songs, rhymes and …

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Meeting Cafe

Tablet Tutorial (not for iPads)

This 2-part workshop leads beginners through the basics of using their (non-Apple) tablet or smart phone. APR 17: 11:00-12:30 pm …

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Toddlertime

Strong Start Storytime

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

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

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eHelp

Tech Thursdays

  • April 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Thursday, repeating until June 13, 2019

  • Branch: Gabriola Island
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Want to work on your computer skills or have an eBook question? Book a 30-minute appointment for free, one-on-one technology …

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French Conversation Circle

  • April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

  • Branch: Gabriola Island
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Do you want to practice your French in an informal, friendly environment? This is a free, drop in event designed …

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Tech Help

eHelp

  • April 18 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

  • Branch: Quadra Island
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Tech help for those in need! Book an appointment for one-on-one help with your technology-related questions.

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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

Drop in to build with the library’s LEGO collection. Ask staff to take a photo of your structure to get …

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Natural Medicine for Digestive Troubles

In recognition of IBS Awareness Month, join Natural Health Consultant, Lisa Leger of Pharmasave for a trip down the gastro-intestinal …

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Knitting

Bowser Knitwits

  • April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

  • Branch: Bowser
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Meet up at Bowser library every Thursday for a fun hour of knitting. Drop in.

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Treasure Storyhour

  • April 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, happening 4 times

  • Branch: Courtenay
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Are you or someone you know an older adult interested in stories and memories? In partnership with the Comox Valley …

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Origami Club

  • April 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Qualicum Beach
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Connect, learn and create. The Qualicum Beach Origami Club is open to anyone interested in learning how to make origami. …

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Games Night

Magic: the Gathering® Club

Come play Magic: the Gathering® at the Library! If you've never played and would like to learn, we have plenty …

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Easter Craft

Happy Easter Weekend.

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French Conversation Club

  • April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: South Cowichan
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  • Cost: Free

Come by and practice parler en francais with a native French speaker! Alternating Thursday evenings, 5:30 to 7pm.

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Film Clapper

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Come down to the library every 3rd Thursday for a good thought-provoking film. Our Smart Cinema selection for Thursday, April …

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Frigon Book Club

Frigon Book Club

  • April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    One event on February 21, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on March 14, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on March 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on April 4, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on April 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on May 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on May 30, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on June 13, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on June 27, 2019 at 6:00pm

  • Branch: Port Alice
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Book Club at the Port Alice Library.

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Self-Directed Craft Night

Join us Thursday evenings at the Port Renfrew branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library for a self-directed, drop-in craft night! …

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PORT HEARTY’S BOOK CLUB

  • April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

  • Branch: Port Hardy
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Books, tea and conversation.

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Wills and Estates

Local lawyer Elizabeth Robinow explains the basics of Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Representation Agreements. Also, how these documents are …

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Pajama Storytime

Put on your comfiest pajamas, bring a stuffed friend and join us for cozy and fun bedtime stories, rhymes, games …

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Poetry Night

Celebrate National Poetry Month with an open mic poetry evening at the library. Refreshments will be provided!

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