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Quathiaski Cove BC
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April 2019

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In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • April 23
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 30, 2019

  • Audience:

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

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Research Help

Blackout Poetry

  • April 23
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    One event on April 9, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on April 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on April 23, 2019 at 12:00 am

  • Branch: Sointula
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Create blackout poems to repurpose old, worn-out books.

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Baby Rhyme Time

Patty Cakes Babytime

  • April 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 14, 2019

  • Branch: Courtenay
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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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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

  • April 23 @ 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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Family Storytime

  • April 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 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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Poetry Workshop

  • April 23 @ 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

Tech help for those in need! Book an appointment for one-on-one help with your technology-related questions.

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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

  • April 23 @ 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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Relaxing Reading with Timba

Paws 4 Stories

  • April 23 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

  • Branch: Courtenay
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Young readers can bring a book and sign up for a 15-minute reading session with Twiggy, a trained St. John’s…

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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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Tween Book Club

Do you want to read a new and interesting book each month? Do you want to debate about favourite characters…

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Knitting

A Good Yarn: Knitting and Crochet Circle

  • April 23 @ 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 movie! Upcoming movie titles include: March…

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Metamorphosis: Earth Day film

Metamorphosis 2018 | 85 mins Directed by Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper NFB presents a film selection to mark Earth…

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Beekeeping Tutorial by The Cowichan Beekeepers

Join us to hear The Cowichan Beekeepers break it down:  Financial input required to keep bees What is required to…

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Pyjama Storytime

  • April 23 @ 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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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 24
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

  • Audience:

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

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Strong Start Storytime

Preschool Playtime

  • April 24 @ 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
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Children enjoy books, puzzles and games.

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Meeting Cafe

iPads Made Easy

This 2-part workshop leads beginners through the basics of using their Apple iPad or iPhone. APR 24:  10:00-11:30 pm APR…

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

  • April 24 @ 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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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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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • April 24 @ 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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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • April 24 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo Wellington
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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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On-Site Art

  • April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
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On-Site Art is about painting in community spaces where the public can watch and ask questions. Artists of any skill…

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English Corner

  • April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
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Learn English in a relaxed, supportive environment. All levels welcome.

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Adult Digital Literacy

  • April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    One event on January 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on February 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    One event on March 14, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    One event on March 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    One event on April 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on April 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on May 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on May 29, 2019 at 1:00 pm

  • Branch: Sointula
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One on one computer support for Seniors.

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Night Sky Gazing

Poetry Writing Workshop Series

  • April 24 @ 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 November 27, 2019

  • Branch: Campbell River
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Join award-winning poet and teacher, Lynne Knight, at the Campbell River branch for a monthly poetry writing workshop series. The…

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • April 24 @ 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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Lego Kids

Engineering Afternoons

  • April 24 @ 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
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If you like LEGO you will love Engineering Afternoons.  Pop by after school and create using a new building or…

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Crafting Kids

Design Squad Global – Inventing Green Club

  • April 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 6 times

  • Branch: Comox
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Design Squad Global clubs introduce children to engineering and invention through fun hands-on activities. Each week club members design, invent,…

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Playing with Lego

LEGO® Club

  • April 24 @ 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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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • April 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 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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STEAM

Biweekly STEAM: Bird Seed Ornaments

Want to keep the Earth day love going? Join us to learn about chemistry and environmentalism by making bird seed…

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Games Night

Strategy Board Game Night

From "Settlers of Catan" to worker placement games, we play them all. Bring your opponents or come alone and meet…

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Crochet needles and yarn

Fibre Arts – Warped Wednesday

  • April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    One event on February 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

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

    One event on March 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on April 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on April 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm

  • Branch: Port McNeill
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Share yarns and crafts with a circle of friends. Demonstrations will be held 6 - 8 pm at the Port McNeill Library.

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In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • April 25
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

  • Audience:

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

Find out more >
Meeting Cafe

iPads Made Easy

This 2-part workshop leads beginners through the basics of using their Apple iPad or iPhone. APR 24:  10:00-11:30 pm APR…

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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 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am 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 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am 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

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 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am 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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Meeting Cafe

Library Lunch & Learn

Library Lunch & Learn Campbell River's Modern Entrepreneur Series presents a Library Lunch & Learn for Business Resources. Come on…

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French Conversation Circle

  • April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm 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 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm 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

  • April 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

  • Branch: Quadra Island
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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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Knitting

Bowser Knitwits

  • April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm 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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Knitting

Fibre Arts Circle

Join other fibre artists and enthusiasts for tea and an afternoon of knitting, crocheting, stitching, felting and more. Beginners and…

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Playing with Lego

Create with LEGO™

  • April 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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    One event on January 17, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on February 21, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on March 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on April 25, 2019 at 3:30 pm

  • Branch: Port McNeill
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Create with LEGO every month at the Port McNeill Library.

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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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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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Five Authors – Five New Books

In honor of National Poetry month join these authors as they share from their new collections. Near Miss by Laura…

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Collapse of a Country: A Diplomat’s Memoir of South Sudan with Nicholas Coghlan

The first Canadian diplomat to be posted to war-torn Sudan, Nicholas Coghlan was a natural choice to lead Canada’s representation…

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In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • April 26
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

  • Audience:

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

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Strong Start Storytime

Storytime

  • April 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Cumberland
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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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Toddlertime

Toddlertime

  • April 26 @ 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

Babytime

  • April 26 @ 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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Reading time with a Librarian

Family Storytime

  • April 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

  • Branch: Port Alberni
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Bring the whole family to the Port Alberni branch for fun songs, rhymes and stories to strengthen early literacy. Suitable…

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Baby Rhyme Time

Patty Cakes Babytime

  • April 26 @ 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

  • April 26 @ 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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Chess

Chess Club

  • April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: South Cowichan
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  • Cost: Free

A drop-in group meeting on the last Friday of each month. New players welcome. Free.

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Artist Painting

Arts and Crafts

  • April 26 @ 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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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • April 26 @ 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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Playing with Lego

Create with LEGO™

  • April 27
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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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Lego Kids

Create with LEGO™

  • April 27
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    One event on April 13, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

    One event on May 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on June 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on June 8, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on June 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on May 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

  • Branch: Woss
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STEAM - LEGO time at the Woss Library.

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Giant Jenga

  • April 27
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    One event on April 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

  • Branch: Woss
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Time to build with our STEAM Giant Jenga.

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In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • April 27
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

  • Audience:

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

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Create with LEGO

  • April 27
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    One event on May 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

    One event on May 25, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on June 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

  • Branch: Port Alice
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Everybody loves LEGO no matter what age.

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Tech Help

Get Together with Technology

  • April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
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A forum for blind and low-visioned people to explore technological resources.

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Blocks Girl

Play Day

  • April 27 @ 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 27 @ 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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Author Reading: Jule Briese

Qualicum Beach author, Jule Briese, will be reading from her book, The Hot Chocolate And Decadent Cake Society: Alzheimer’s And…

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Knitting

Saturday Stitchers

  • April 27 @ 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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Kids Crafting

“Surprise Me” Saturday

  • April 27 @ 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
  • Audience: ,

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

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Magic Book

FEMALE NATURE – Sacred Matter: Book Launch with Liliana Kleiner

FEMALE NATURE - Sacred Matter is a collection of oil paintings and essays on the topic of the Sacred Feminine…

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Smokey Quartz

Medical Intuition: A Free Demonstration

Join psychic medium Terry Andersen for a free demonstration of medical intuition.

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In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • April 28
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 30, 2019

  • Audience:

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

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Fly Fishing, Fly-Tying

Fly-Tying for Beginners

Fly-Tying for Beginners Campbell River Mirror fishing columnist Don Daniels is leading a beginner's workshop for fly-tying. There are three…

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Magic Book

Author Talk: Liliana Kleiner

Join us at the Nanaimo Harbourfront library on April 28, at 2 pm, when Gabriola Island-based author Liliana Kleiner will…

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In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • April 29
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

  • Audience:

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

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French Conversation Group

  • April 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
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Already moderately skilled at speaking French? Looking for folks to chat with en francais? Come join the French Conversation Group…

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Teen VR

Teen VR Drop-in

  • April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
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Want to play games on Oculus Rift? Drop by the library and hang out! Playtime is first-come, first-serve. Must be…

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Knitting

Purl Jam Knitting Circle

Open to knitters of all levels and ages who want to jam about knitting. Bring your own projects, supplies questions…

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In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • April 30
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

  • Audience:

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

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Baby Rhyme Time

Patty Cakes Babytime

  • April 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 14, 2019

  • Branch: Courtenay
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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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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

  • April 30 @ 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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Tech Help

Tech Tuesday

  • April 30 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

  • Branch: Tahsis
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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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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

  • April 30 @ 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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Relaxing Reading with Timba

Paws 4 Stories

  • April 30 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

  • Branch: Courtenay
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Young readers can bring a book and sign up for a 15-minute reading session with Twiggy, a trained St. John’s…

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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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Family Storytime

  • April 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

  • Branch: Tahsis
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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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Knitting

A Good Yarn: Knitting and Crochet Circle

  • April 30 @ 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 movie! Upcoming movie titles include: March…

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Pyjama Storytime

  • April 30 @ 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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PA Book Club

Do you love to read new and interesting books? Do you have a hard time deciding what to read next?…

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