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Saturday, January 18: The Sointula branch is closed today due to a downed powerline. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Find the Hidden Image Scavenger Hunt

Find the hidden images and enter to win a prize. For children ages 0-12.

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Find the Hidden Image Scavenger Hunt

Find the hidden images and enter to win a prize. For children ages 0-12.

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Week 1 – Step into the Pages

Story telling props, Crafts, Scavenger Hunt and take home activities.

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Week 1 – Step into the Pages

Story telling props, Crafts, Scavenger Hunt and take home activities.

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Week 1 – Step into the Pages

Story telling props, Crafts, Scavenger Hunt and take home activities.

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Step into the Pages

Story Telling Props, Crafts, Scavenger Hunt and Take Home Activities.

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Week 1 – Step into the Pages

Paper transfer photos, Hug a Pug Bookmark, Flip Book and Collage Canvas Art.

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Find the Hidden Image or Photo Scavenger Hunt

See if you can find our hidden images and enter to win a prize. New pictures to find each week. …

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Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark Puppet Show

Can little three fish outsmart a big bad shark? Get ready to giggle, as our librarians entertain you with a …

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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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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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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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Summer Storytime

Bring your littlest ones to the library for stories, songs, rhymes and lots of movement. All ages welcome. Drop-in. July …

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elephant and piggie balloons

SRC Elephant and Piggie Puppet Show

Join us at 10:30 for a special puppet show starring Elephant and Piggie! Drop-in, all ages, no registration required.

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elephant and piggie balloons

SRC Kickoff: an Elephant & Piggie Puppet Show!

Piggie can’t wait to go play in the sunshine. But will a rainy day ruin all the fun? Join us …

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Preschool Storytime

Summer Family Storytime and Lego/Craft

Join us this summer at the Masset branch on Thursday's from 10:30 - 11:30 for a weekly Family Storytime with …

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Build a City

Stop by the library anytime between 11am– 5pm and add to our mega city. You can build a building, a …

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Eiffel Tower

French Conversation Circle

Do you want to practice your French in an informal, friendly environment? This is a free, drop in event designed …

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Colouring Station

  • July 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until July 15, 2019

  • Branch: Sandspit
  • Venue: Colouring Station
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Help us decorate the Sandspit library branch! Hand drawn colouring sheets are always changing with the seasons - we currently …

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STEAM Minecraft

  • July 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    One event on July 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

    One event on July 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

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

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

  • Branch: Port McNeill
  • Venue: STEAM Minecraft
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Three opportunities during the month of August to play Minecraft at the Port McNeill library.

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Marshmallow Challenge

Come by the library and take part in our awesome Marshmallow Challenge! Work together or by yourself to construct the …

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elephant and piggie balloons

Summer Reading Club: Elephant and Piggie Puppet Show

Join us at Parksville library for an elephant and piggie puppet show. Suitable for all ages.

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Knitting

Bowser Knitwits

  • July 4, 2019 @ 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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Summer Reading Club-Dinosaur Day

Beware...the DINOSAURS are back! Join us for an afternoon of prehistoric fun at the Alberni Valley Museum! Dig for dinosaur …

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Summer Reading Club Activity: Mask Making, Bookface and Photo Booth

Stop by the library on Thursday afternoon to create a character by making a mask or use a book cover …

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Reconciliation and the Wolf

Come meet Tundra and learn what makes the wolf such an important species in balancing and maintaining healthy ecosystems. Hear …

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eHelp

  • July 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 1, 2019

  • Branch: Quadra Island
  • Venue: eHelp
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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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Origami Club

  • July 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Qualicum Beach
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Connect, learn and create. The Qualicum Beach Origami Club is open to anyone interested in learning how to make origami. …

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Group Of College Students Collaborating On Project In Library

Teen Thursdays

  • July 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

  • Branch: Sooke
  • Venue: Teen Thursdays
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Drop-in every Thursday for games, activities, and just to hang out! This is a free event that does not require …

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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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Commercial Street Night Market – At the Library!

Summertime in Nanaimo means Thursday night markets! The markets run Thursday evenings from 5-9 starting June 20 and will take …

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Ukulele Jam

Everyone is welcome to join our ukulele group for an evening of music and fun. No experience required.  Extra ukuleles …

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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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Family Movie: Dumbo

Take a break from the night market and cool off inside the library with a family movie. The Harbourfront Library …

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Next Steps for Heart Health

Next Steps for Heart Health Next Steps for Heart Health is a relaxed and social physical activity program. Join a …

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