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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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Make-Believe

Many activities at the library this week. Make sure you sign up for the Summer Reading Club.

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Make-Believe

5 laptops available with Minecraft downloaded.

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Make-Believe

STEAM Minecraft once a week during the month of July.

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Make-Believe

5 laptops with Minecraft downloaded and ready to play.

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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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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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Storytime with preschool children

Family Storytime

Join us for picture books, songs, and fun. Drop in. Best suited for ages 2-8.  

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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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Preschool Storytime

SRC Family Storytime

  • July 18 @ 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 18 @ 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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STEAM Minecraft

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

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Crafting Kids

Flying Saucer Lift Off

Zoom, zoom, zoom, they’re going to the moon! Build a flying saucer with an alien at the wheel. Take it …

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Knitting

Bowser Knitwits

  • July 18 @ 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: Brilliant Bubble Extravaganza

Everyone loves bubbles! Swing by the library on Thursday and make some bubbles. Big bubbles, small bubbles, coloured bubbles, square …

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Create with LEGO

STEAM LEGO

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STEAM Storytime Musical Instruments

It's time to make a little bit of noise in the library while practicing with the STEAM Music Kit.

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eHelp

  • July 18 @ 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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Teen Summer Challenge – Journal Making

Calling all teen crafters! Create a journal from scratch at the Parksville Library! All materials are provided. Suitable for ages …

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Origami Club

  • July 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

  • 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 18 @ 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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Code your Name

Try using Morse Code or Binary to code your name into a unique bracelet, or make a bookmark with a …

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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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Film Clapper

Smart Cinema: The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Come down to the Nanaimo Harbourfront library on the third Thursday of every month for a thought-provoking film. We will …

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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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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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CANCELLED: Breaking Out with a POP!

***PLEASE NOTE: This event has been CANCELLED due to low registration. Watch our events calendar for future escape room events. …

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