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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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Tech Help

Get Together with Technology (GTT) Cowichan

  • November 14 @ 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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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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Storytime with preschool children

Family Storytime

  • November 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 17, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

  • Branch: Campbell River
  • Venue: Family Storytime
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Thursdays. Drop-in for young children and their caregivers. Songs, stories, rhymes, scarves, and other fun! .  

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Strong Start Storytime

Family Storytime

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

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Babytime

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

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
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Join us for a rhyming good time as we introduce you and your baby to music, rhymes, bounces, fingerplays and …

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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Good Morning Storytime at Sidney All Care

Bring your littlest ones to this library program for stories, songs, rhymes and movement. Ages 0-5. Drop in. Location: Sidney …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • November 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 28, 2019

  • Branch: Parksville
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Join us for songs, rhymes, and lap games. Suitable for children under 2 years.child

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Meeting Cafe

iPads Made Easy

This 2-part workshop leads beginners through the basics of using their Apple iPad or iPhone. NOV 14: 11:00-12:30 pm NOV …

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Family Playroom

  • November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 24, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

  • Branch: Campbell River
  • Venue: Family Playroom
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Come and play with our toys! We have LEGO, Mega Bloks, puppets, puzzles, and more! It’s a great place for …

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Family Storytime

Preschool Storytime

  • November 14 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo Wellington
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Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories for children aged 2-5 years old.  Siblings, grandparents and other guests welcome.  No …

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Community Connection : Settlement and Integration for Newcomers (VIRCS)

  • November 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 15, 2019

    An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 15, 2019

  • Branch: Sooke
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BC Settlement and Integration Services (BC SIS) will be joining us at the Sooke Branch. Bring your questions about settlement, …

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French Conversation Circle

  • November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

  • Branch: Gabriola Island
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Do you want to practice your French in an informal, friendly environment? This is a free, drop-in event designed for …

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Playing with Lego

LEGO® Club

Drop in to build with the library’s LEGO collection! Ask staff to take a photo of your structure to get …

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Books and Coffee

Drop-In & Connect

  • November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until December 24, 2019

  • Branch: Courtenay
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Come join outreach workers for coffee, snacks, conversation, activities and referrals. All ages welcome! For more information contact courtenay@virl.bc.ca or …

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STEAM Straws and connectors

Home Learners STEAM Sessions

Different selection of STEAM kits each month.

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

Stories, songs and rhymes presented by Mount Waddington Family Literacy Society.

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eHelp

  • November 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

  • 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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Knitting

Bowser Knitwits

  • November 14 @ 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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Book People Discussing

An Invitation to Begin Your Own Poem Writing Practice with Mary Ann Moore

For “beginners” and anyone interested in exploring the writing of poetry, you’ll discover ways to express your own way of …

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Tech Help at the Library

  • November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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    One event on December 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on December 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on December 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on December 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 18, 2020

  • Branch: Campbell River
  • Venue: Tech Help at the Library
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Having difficulty navigating the library tech services? Need some help with your phone or tablet? Come in to the library …

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Introduction to Libby

Download Libby to access our e-resources easier.

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Indigenous Voices: Button Blanket Storytelling with Elder Carol Bear

You are invited to Campbell River Library to make button blanket crafts with Elder Carol Bear and to hear the …

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Origami Crane

Origami Club

  • November 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

  • Branch: Qualicum Beach
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Connect, learn and create. Beginners are welcome. Led by Shino Yosheda. Origami paper is supplied, but donations are welcome.

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STEAM and LEGO® Club

Join us at the Parksville Library for STEAM and Lego® activities and socializing. Suitable for children 6 - 12 years …

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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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Book Bugs Book Club

Register at the library for the new Youth Book Club! Geared towards kids between 9-13, we will meet once a …

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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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Bookclub Coffee

Bowser Library Book Club

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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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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Artist Painting

Watercolour: Simple & Beautiful

Learn the basic moves of watercolour painting as we create simple and beautiful images in this playful workshop from the …

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Preschool Storytime

Patrick’s Pickles with J. P. Bailey

Share some pickle love on Pickle Day! Join local children's author J. P. Bailey for a reading of her book, …

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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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Writing 101

Memoir and Creative Nonfiction with Yvonne Blomer   

Join Yvonne for an evening of readings, discussions and writing in the form of memoir. Yvonne is the author of …

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Author Talk with Matthew Legge: “Are We Done Fighting Yet?”

Join us at 6:30pm on Thursday November 14th for a talk from visiting author Matthew Legge on his new book …

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