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Children Colouring Holiday

Holiday Card Crafting

Drop into the library during November and December to create your own Holiday Card!   All crafting supplies will be provided, …

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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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Author Reading Books

Helen Webster author event for Company Wife

  What makes a survivor? Born in Quebec in 1850, Maggie’s life-story is one of overcoming hardships with courage and …

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Family Storytime

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

  • November 13 @ 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 13 @ 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 13 @ 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 13 @ 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 13 @ 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 13 @ 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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eHelp

  • November 13 @ 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
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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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English Corner for ESL

  • November 13 @ 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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Computer Help for Adults

You can book 1/1 sessions. Ask Janis about Computer Help for Adults. 10 laptops available for a group session on request.

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Red Scarf Campaign Knit-In – Part 2

Back by popular demand, the Glacier Grannies will once again host a knit-in at the library in the fireside lounge. …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • November 13 @ 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 13 @ 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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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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Film – Forgotten Warriors: Indigenous Veterans in Canada and the Pacific Northwest

Join us for two free, documentary films about the experiences of Indigenous veterans of WWII and Vietnam. Forgotten Warriors (1997) …

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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 13 @ 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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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • November 13 @ 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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Teens Get Creative

  • November 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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    One event on October 23, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on November 13, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on November 27, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on December 11, 2019 at 3:30 pm

  • Branch: Port McNeill
  • Venue: Teens Get Creative
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Bring your ideas for upcycling items of clothing.

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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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Crayons Coloured Pencils

Explorers: Eric Carle Art

Do you love "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" or anything else by Eric Carle? Join us in replicating his illustration style …

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Film Clapper

Warmland Book & Film Collective

  • November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Cowichan
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The Warmland Book & Film Collective is called to action to explore, celebrate and learn from Indigenous authors and filmmakers. …

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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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Fibre Arts – Warped Wednesday

  • November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    One event on February 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on February 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on March 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on March 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on April 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on April 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on May 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on June 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on September 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on October 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on October 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on November 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on November 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on December 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

  • Branch: Port McNeill
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Share yarns and crafts with a circle of friends. Demonstrations will be held 6 - 8 pm at the Port McNeill Library. This is an enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours!

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Acoustic Open Mic – Sooke

  • November 13 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:15 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

  • Branch: Sooke
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Have something you want to share? Join us at the Sooke branch to sing a song, tell a story, or …

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An old film with a movie on the roll.

Film: The Grizzlies

In honour of Library Month (in October) we are partnering with Indigenous Education – Comox Valley Schools (SD71) to celebrate …

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Seaside Magazine Book Club

Looking to join a book club? New members are always welcome. November book = "Deep River Night" by Patrick Lane …

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Reading Laughing Coffee

Bookworm Book Club

  • November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2020

  • Branch: Masset
  • Venue: Bookworm Book Club
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Every meeting will promise hot tea, a chance to explore the chosen title to its fullest, and an opportunity to …

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