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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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In Our Own Voice: Teen Writing Contest

  • April 16
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, 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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Research Help

Blackout Poetry

  • April 16
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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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Easter Scavenger Hunt

  • April 16
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, 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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Teen VR

Teen VR Drop-in

  • November 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - June 30, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 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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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

  • April 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

  • Branch: Cowichan
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Bring the whole family and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun. Ages 0-5 and their caregivers

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • April 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    One event on March 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on April 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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

    One event on June 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on April 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on May 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on June 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

  • Branch: Port Hardy
  • Venue: Mother Goose On the Go
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Early literacy storytime.

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Toddlertime

Strong Start Storytime

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

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Baby Rhyme Time

Patty Cakes Babytime

  • April 16 @ 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 16 @ 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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Librarians on the Radio

Librarians on the Radio

  • April 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 17, 2019

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Tune in to CHLY 101.7 FM on the radio dial or listen online on the third Tuesday of each month …

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Advanced Care Planning Day

Most of us hope to die peacefully, able to communicate with loved ones until the very end. It doesn't always …

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Tech Help

Tech Tuesday

  • April 16 @ 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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Preschool Storytime

  • April 16 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2019

    One event on January 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

  • Branch: Port McNeill
  • Venue: Preschool Storytime
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Join Chico the puppet for stories, rhymes, felt stories and crafts.

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Tech Help

Tech Tuesday

  • April 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:20 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

  • Branch: Cowichan
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Free technology help from our librarians. Please call 250-746-7661 to reserve.

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Tech Tuesday

  • April 16 @ 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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Tech Tuesday

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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Relaxing Reading with Timba

Paws 4 Stories

  • April 16 @ 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
  • Venue: Paws 4 Stories
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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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Children listening a fairy tale

Family Storytime

  • April 16 @ 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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Hogwarts Harry Potter

Dumbledore’s Army

Attention members of Dumbledore’s Army! At this month’s meeting we will be discussing Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and …

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Crochet needles and yarn

Fibre Arts – Twisted Tuesday

  • April 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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    One event on January 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm

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

    One event on February 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm

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

    One event on March 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    One event on April 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    One event on April 16, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    One event on May 7, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    One event on May 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    One event on June 4, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    One event on June 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm

  • Branch: Sointula
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Yarns and Crafts.

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Game Night

Games Night @ Cowichan Library

  • April 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Cowichan
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  • Cost: Free

5:30-8pm, the third Tuesday of each month, Cowichan Library provides a comfortable, friendly place for game play (no shhh required). …

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Knitting

A Good Yarn: Knitting and Crochet Circle

  • April 16 @ 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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National Canadian Film Day: Angry Inuk

To celebrate National Canadian Film Day, we are screening Angry Inuk  *Seating is limited. Please click the “Register” button below …

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Chess

Rooks on Books Chess Club

  • April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 7, 2020

  • Branch: Qualicum Beach
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Fun, friendly, supportive gameplay and instruction with a local expert. Open to anyone aged 7 or older, all skill levels …

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Pyjama Storytime

  • April 16 @ 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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