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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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Egg Drop Challenge

Can you design and build a contraption to protect a raw egg from a high fall?   This week, use …

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Rock Candy Experiment

Do you think it's possible to make rock candy in a library in just 7 days? Drop into the branch …

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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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Children listening stories

Exploring Colours and Light

Come explore how colours work and the way we see light with colour globes, prisms, colour paddles, and more.  

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Week of Fun with Magnets

Drop by for the Summer Reading Club, stay to explore and play with magnets!

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Tech Help

Get Together with Technology (GTT) Cowichan

  • July 11 @ 1:00 am - 6:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 1:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Cowichan
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Get Together with Technology (GTT) is a technology workshop by and for people who are blind or low vision. GTT …

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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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Meet Our Summer Reading Club Artist – Jami Gigot

Start off a summer of imagination by visiting all the fantastical places you can create inside your own head. Join …

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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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Preschool Storytime

SRC Family Storytime

  • July 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

  • Branch: Qualicum Beach
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Join us every Thursday morning at 10:30 during the summer for a special family storytime. Geared for younger kids, but …

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Strong Start Storytime

Family Storytime

  • July 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

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

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Baby Rhyme Time

Join us for a rhyming good time!  We do bounces, action rhymes, songs and bubbles. For babies 0-2 and their …

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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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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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Teen VR

STEAM – Virtual Reality

The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset developed and manufactured by Oculus VR.

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Colouring Station

  • July 11 @ 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 Port McNeill

Four opportunities during the month of July to play Minecraft at the Port McNeill library.

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STEAM Minecraft

Four opportunities during the month of July to play Minecraft at the Port McNeill library.

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STEAM Minecraft

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

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    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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STEAM Minecraft

  • July 11 @ 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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STEAM Minecraft

  • July 11 @ 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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Feathers, Fur and Fleece

Join us at Kin Park for a special time of crafts, books and live farm animals. in partnership with the …

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STEAM Minecraft Port McNeill

Four opportunities during the month of July to play Minecraft at the Port McNeill library.

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Float-Your-Boat Challenge

Come to the library and take part in the Float-Your-Boat challenge! Build a boat out of aluminum foil and see …

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Knitting

Bowser Knitwits

  • July 11 @ 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 Activity: Float-Your-Boat Challenge

Come to the library on Thursday afternoon and take part in the Float-Your-Boat challenge. Kids will work in teams to …

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Create with LEGO

STEAM LEGO

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Summer Reading Club Illustrator Talk with Jami Gigot

Come down to the Nanaimo Harbourfront Branch to meet official 2019 Summer Reading Club illustrator Jami Gigot! Jami will be …

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eHelp

  • July 11 @ 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 11 @ 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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Teen Thursdays

  • July 11 @ 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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Bookclub Coffee

Bowser Library Book Club

  • July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2019

  • Branch: Bowser
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Let's get reading! Join us for Bowser Library Book Club. It's held on the second Thursday of every month. We …

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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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Port Hearty’s Book Club

Books, tea and conversation.

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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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Author Talk: Glen A. Mofford, Along the E&N

At 6:30 on July 11, join Glen Mofford at the Harbourfront Library. He will be discussing his latest book, Along …

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Reading: Vivian Meyer, Road Warrior

Reading: Vivian Meyer, Road Warrior Local author Vivian Meyer reads from Road Warrior, book 3 in the Abby Faria Mysteries …

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