Skip to content

VIRL branches with Self Checkout Machines are receiving upgrades! Learn more here.

Loading Events

Calendar

Event Views Navigation

Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Spine Poetry Instagram Challenge

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

Find out more >

Isle of the Arts Festival: Memory Jar Project

Bottle up a memory to share with your community during the Isle of the Arts Festival by participating in our …

Find out more >
Playing with Lego

Create with LEGO™

  • April 6
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 22, 2019

  • Branch: Port Hardy
  • Audience:

LEGO and Duplo every Saturday.

Find out more >

Create with LEGO™ WOSS

  • April 6
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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

  • Branch: Woss
  • Venue: Create with LEGO™ WOSS
  • Audience: , , ,

STEAM - LEGO time at the Woss Library.

Find out more >
revised-ad-for-all-years_orig-1024x640-no-text

In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • April 6
    |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 >
Students Working Studying

Microbits

Don't forget your laptop. Microbits need to be connected to a computer to be coded. They can also be coded with a smartphone or tablet using the micro:bit app.

Find out more >
Teen VR

Teen VR Drop-in

  • November 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - June 30, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
  • Audience:

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

Find out more >
Lego Kids

LEGO® Days

  • April 5 @ 10:00 am - April 6 @ 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Bella Coola
  • Audience: , ,
  • Cost: Free

We're setting out the LEGO® all day on the first Friday and Saturday of each month. Just bring your imagination and …

Find out more >
Blocks Girl

Play Day

  • April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Courtenay
  • Audience: ,

Drop in and play with us on Saturday mornings! The program room will be set up with toys & activities …

Find out more >
Blocks Girl

Family Playroom

  • April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

  • Branch: Quadra Island
  • Audience: ,

A room full of toys for drop-in free play.  We have activities for children of all ages including puppets, felt …

Find out more >

Marvel Mini Marathons

Get ready for the release of Avengers: Endgame on April 26 with a month long series of mini marathons. Superhero …

Find out more >
Diverse high school study group studies for test together.

Sidney/North Saanich Library Teen Advisory Group Meeting

Teens, 13-18 years old, interested in working on library and community projects are welcome to join the Sidney/North Saanich Library …

Find out more >
Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

  • Branch: Port McNeill
  • Audience:

Stories, songs and rhymes presented by the Mount Waddington Family Literacy Society.

Find out more >
Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on December 8, 2018 at 11:00 am

    One event on December 22, 2018 at 11:00 am

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

    One event on January 26, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on February 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on February 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on March 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on March 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on April 6, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on April 20, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on May 4, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on May 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on June 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on June 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on June 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

  • Branch: Sointula
  • Audience:

Early literacy storytime.

Find out more >

Meet Tundra the Wolf

Join wolf educator Gary Allan and his friendly wolf Tundra for a fascinating program about wolves, their private lives, and how we …

Find out more >

Sandspit Seed Swap

Join us at the Sandspit Branch on Saturday, April 6 for the 2nd annual Seed Swap! Swap some seeds, have …

Find out more >
English Corner

Spanish Conversation Group

An opportunity for everyone wanting to get together to speak Spanish in a casual, friendly environment. For native and non-native …

Find out more >
Coffee and chair

Death Cafe

  • April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2019

  • Branch: Gabriola Island
  • Audience: ,

Death Cafe is an international movement started in Europe. At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, …

Find out more >
Diverse high school study group studies for test together.

TAG Meeting

  • April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on January 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on February 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on March 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on April 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

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

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
  • Audience: , ,

Are you 12-18 years old and want to have a say in what happens at your library? Come to our …

Find out more >
Knitting

Saturday Stitchers

  • April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

  • Branch: Port Alberni
  • Audience:

Do you like to crochet, knit or embroider? Come to the Saturday Stitchers to meet new people who love to …

Find out more >
Knitting

Saturday Stitching

  • April 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

  • Branch: Parksville
  • Audience: ,

Knitters are invited to join our knitting network while working on projects at the library.  Suitable for 15 years and …

Find out more >
Kids Crafting

“Surprise Me” Saturday

  • April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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 …

Find out more >
Conference Ready

Author Talk: Jeremy Tolmie discusses Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Join us at the Harbourfront Branch as local author Jeremy Tolmie launches the latest edition of his book, Living with …

Find out more >