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Create with LEGO

  • February 8, 2019
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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

    An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 19, 2020

  • Branch: Woss
  • Venue: Create with LEGO
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STEAM - LEGO time at the Woss Library. Place your project up on a book shelf for all to see!

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Reading Laughing Coffee

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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art, child , colouring, writing

Family Literacy Week Creativity Challenge

  • January 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 14, 2019 @ 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

  • January 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
  • Branch: Port Clements
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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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Winter Reading Frenzy

  • February 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
  • Branch: Gold River
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Winter Reading Frenzy Winter Reading Frenzy returns to Gold River, running February 1 to March 15. Winter Reading Frenzy is …

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Family Storytime

Drop-in for children of all ages accompanied by a caregiver. Songs, stories, rhymes and other fun!

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Pop Up Library

Pop-Up Library at the SHOAL Centre

Get help finding, signing out and returning library materials. Learn more about the library from our friendly staff. Every Friday …

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Toddlertime

Toddlertime

  • February 8, 2019 @ 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

  • February 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
  • Venue: Babytime
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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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Family Storytime

  • February 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

  • Branch: Sooke
  • Venue: Family Storytime
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Join us Friday mornings at the Sooke branch for a family storytime filled with songs, movements, and stories! Best suited …

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Reading time with a Librarian

Family Storytime

  • February 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until February 22, 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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Strong Start Storytime

Family Storytime

  • February 8, 2019 @ 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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Family Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us every week for fun songs, rhymes and stories to strengthen early literacy Suitable for children 3-5 with an …

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Create with LEGO

  • February 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    One event on April 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on April 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on May 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on June 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on June 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on June 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on May 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 19, 2020

  • Branch: Woss
  • Venue: Create with LEGO
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STEAM - LEGO time at the Woss Library. Place your project up on a book shelf for all to see!

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Artist Painting

Arts and Crafts

  • February 8, 2019 @ 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

  • February 8, 2019 @ 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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Teen Advisory Group

  • February 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until February 22, 2019

  • Branch: Port Alberni
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Are you a teen and want to have your say about what goes on at the library? Then join Port …

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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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