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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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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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Family Storytime

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

  • November 6 @ 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
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Join us every Wednesday from 10 till 11 for a Family Storytime followed by Lego Play.

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

  • November 6 @ 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
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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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Family Storytime

Preschool Storytime

  • November 6 @ 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
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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

  • November 6 @ 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
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  • 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

  • November 6 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo Wellington
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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

  • November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
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On-Site Art is about painting in community spaces where the public can watch and ask questions. Artists of any skill …

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English Corner for ESL

  • November 6 @ 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
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Practice English conversation, improve your vocabulary, discuss interesting topics, and make new friends. The group meets every week in the …

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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Family Storytime

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

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • November 6 @ 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
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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

  • November 6 @ 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
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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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eHelp

  • November 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

  • Branch: Cortes 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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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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Paws and Tales Literacy Program with Pacha

Paws 4 Stories

  • November 6 @ 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
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  • 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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LEGO® Club

  • November 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

    An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
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Use our LEGO® to create a masterpiece, with a different theme every session. Anyone old enough to not eat the …

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Home Learners STEAM Sessions

  • November 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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    One event on September 25, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on October 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on October 16, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on November 6, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on November 20, 2019 at 3:30 pm

  • Branch: Port McNeill
  • Venue: Home Learners STEAM Sessions
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Different STEAM kits to share each month.

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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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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • November 6 @ 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
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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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Explorers: Painting with Forces

Paint using the forces of gravity and magnetism. This is a free, drop-in event that does not require registration. Best …

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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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Man with iPad reading

Tablet Workshop

  • November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: South Cowichan
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Learn how to use the tools you already have in your tablet to access digital resources from the library. Just …

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Adult Colouring Night

  • November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

  • Branch: Sooke
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Looking for a relaxing, evening, activity? Join us for some colouring at the Sooke branch of Vancouver Island Regional Library! …

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