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Local Indigenous Art Show

Nanaimo North's gallery space is hosting work by local Indigenous artists and artisans.  Drop by and enjoy this special themed …

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Library Month -Book Prize Draws!

October is Library Month and this year we are celebrating our Indigenous Communities!  We'd like to tempt you with some …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

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

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

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

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

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

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October Scavenger Hunt

Come to the Library to participate in our monthly scavenger hunt! This month we have hidden pictures of things found …

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Pathfinder One-Shot with Robert

Join us for a an evening of role-playing! This Pathfinder One Shot doesn't require any long-commitment. Choose from a wide …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

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

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

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

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

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

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

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

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Family Storytime

Weekly Family Storytime followed by Lego Play at the Queen Charlotte Branch

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

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

  • Branch: Queen Charlotte
  • Audience: ,

Join us every Wednesday from 10 till 11 for a Family Storytime followed by Lego Play.

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

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

  • Branch: Comox
  • Audience: ,

Strengthen early literacy with songs, rhymes, stories and more! Family Storytime is a fun half hour suitable for kids aged …

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Family Storytime

Preschool Storytime

  • October 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 14, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
  • Audience: ,

Preschoolers (and their parents, guardians, grandparents, etc.) are invited to join us for stories, puppets, fingerplays, felt stories and more. …

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Parent-Child Mother Goose

Join Mother Goose facilitators for songs, rhymes and fun. For children ages 0-2 & their caregivers.toddl

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Toddlertime

Preschool Storytime

Drop in with your little one for fun stories, songs, and rhymes. Stay afterwards for visiting, and for play with DUPLO blocks and other toys. Best suited for ages 5 years …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • October 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

  • Branch: Cowichan Lake
  • Audience: ,
  • Cost: Free

Babies take over the library!  Bring the tiniest members of your family (bring along siblings too!) for songs, stories, rhymes, …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

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

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Artist Painting Closeup

On-Site Art

On-Site Art is about making art (drawing, painting, colouring, embroidering...) in community spaces where the public can watch and ask …

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eHelp

  • October 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 27, 2019

  • Branch: Sayward
  • Venue: eHelp
  • Audience: ,

Tech help for those in need! Book an appointment for one-on-one help with your technology-related questions.

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Holiday Ghost Stories

Creepy Crafts

Things that leap, things that skitter, and things that flap in the dark night sky! Come craft a creepy critter …

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English Corner for ESL

  • October 30 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
  • Audience:

Practice English conversation, improve your vocabulary, discuss interesting topics, and make new friends. The group meets every week in the …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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

  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
  • Venue: Babytime
  • Audience: ,

Learn songs, rhymes, stories and skills you can use to help your baby get a head start on their reading. …

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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: South Cowichan
  • Venue: LEGO® Club
  • Audience:

We provide the LEGO® (and Duplo®) and you provide the imagination, every Wednesday, 2-5pm. Come ready to build! This is …

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Book People Discussing

Poetry Workshop (CR)

  • October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

  • Branch: Courtenay
  • Audience: ,
  • Cost: FREE

*The Campbell River group will be meeting in Courtenay for October, November and December!* Join award-winning poet and teacher, Lynne …

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Tech Help

Technology Help Appointments

Bring your questions and your device!  Book an appointment on Wednesday afternoons for one-on-one help with technology basics. We can …

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LEGO® Club

Calling all architects! Bring your construction skills and we’ll provide the LEGO®. Anyone old enough to not eat the LEGO™ is welcome.

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • October 30 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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    One event on March 6, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    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

    One event on August 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on August 13, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on August 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on September 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on September 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on October 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on October 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on October 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on October 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    One event on October 29, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on October 30, 2019 at 3:00 pm

  • Branch: Port Hardy
  • Audience: ,

In Partnership with Mount Waddington Family Literacy Society.

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Paws and Tales Literacy Program with Pacha

Paws 4 Stories

  • October 30 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: South Cowichan
  • Venue: Paws 4 Stories
  • Audience:
  • Cost: Free

Young readers can sign up for a 15-minute reading session with Kit Kat, a trained therapy dog, between 3:15 and …

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Harry Potter Wizards Unite

CALLING ALL WIZARDS Do you play Wizards Unite? Come join us at Creativity Commons at the Harbourfront Library for some …

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The Little Green Witch Puppet Show

Come to the Little Green Witch Puppet Show at Sun Studio!  There will be scary songs, a puppet show and …

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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • October 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 27, 2019

  • Branch: Port Alberni
  • Venue: LEGO® Club
  • Audience:

Love LEGO®? So do we. Design amazing creations and show off your creative side, the only limit is your imagination! …

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Harry Potter Wizards Unite

CALLING ALL WIZARDS Do you play Wizards Unite? Come join us at Creativity Commons at the Harbourfront Library for some …

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3D print a Halloween Pumpkin Bookmark

Join us at Creativity Commons at the Harbourfront Branch to learn to 3D print a Halloween Pumpkin Bookmark.

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3D print a Halloween Pumpkin Bookmark

Join us at Creativity Commons at the Harbourfront Branch to learn to 3D print a Halloween Pumpkin Bookmark.

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Explorers: Trick or Read

Join us for a Halloween activity around the Library! Costumes are encouraged! This is a free, drop-in event that does …

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Games Night

Strategy Board Game Night

From "Settlers of Catan" to worker placement games, we play them all. Bring your opponents or come alone and meet …

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