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Gabriola Reads: Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari

The Gabriola Health and Wellness Collaborative presents Gabriola Reads: Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War …

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Black History Month

  • February 7
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 28, 2019

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Black History Month is celebrated across Canada each year throughout the month of February. VIRL is proud to showcase the …

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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
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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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Winter Reading Frenzy

Winter Reading Frenzy Winter Reading Frenzy returns to Gold River, running February 1 to March 15. Winter Reading Frenzy is …

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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!Log Out For May and …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

  • February 7 @ 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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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories at this fun family event! For children aged 2-5 years. Children of all …

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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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Toddlertime

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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Family Storytime

Good Morning Storytime at 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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Wanda Jemly

Black History Month -bilingual author Wanda Jemly for ages 5-8 years

Come listen and talk to Vancouver-based author Wanda Jemly who writes bilingual French/English stories for children ages 5-8.  Wanda is visiting …

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Storytime with preschool children

Strong Start Storytime

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

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Tech Thursdays

  • February 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 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

  • February 7 @ 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

  • February 7 @ 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

  • February 7 @ 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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Preschool Storytime

  • February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2019

  • Branch: Port Hardy
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Fun stories, rhymes, finger puppets and crafts.

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Knitting

Bowser Knitwits

  • February 7 @ 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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Teen VR

STEAM – Virtual Reality

Learn about the Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset developed and manufactured by Oculus VR.

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Hogwarts Harry Potter

Harry Potter Book Night

Harry Potter Book Night Poster Attention all witches, wizards and muggles! Join us at the Port Alberni branch for an …

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Valentines Craft

  • February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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    One event on February 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

  • Branch: Sointula
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Valentine's Day craft.

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art club, drawing, draw at the library

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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Black History Month Opening Ceremonies

Celebrate Black History Month with food and music by Trio!  Event by the Nanaimo African Heritage Society. Check out children's …

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