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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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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 21 @ 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

  • 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! No Storytime on October 10th. …

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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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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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Playing with Lego

Family Playroom

  • November 21 @ 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

  • Branch: Campbell River
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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

Strong Start

  • November 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

  • Branch: Port Clements
  • Venue: Strong Start
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Join us at Port Clements Elementary in the Strong Start room for finger plays, stories, puppets, and scarf songs!

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Family Storytime

Preschool Storytime

  • November 21 @ 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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French Conversation Circle

  • November 21 @ 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 21 @ 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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eHelp

  • November 21 @ 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 21 @ 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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Tech Help at the Library

  • November 21 @ 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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Computer Basics for Adults

Do you struggle using the computer for everyday tasks? Are you afraid of breaking the computer? Learn the basics in …

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Origami Crane

Origami Club

  • November 21 @ 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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Stuffie Sleepover

Bring your stuffie to the library for a sleepover! We'll have a puppet show, stories, songs and crafts too!

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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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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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Eiffel Tower

French Conversation Group

Come by and practice parler en francais with a native French speaker.

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Smart Cinema: Whitney

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

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An old film with a movie on the roll.

Movie: Woman at War

You are invited by the Mid-Eyja Icelandic group to this smart, feel-good film ! movieHalla is a 50-year-old environmental activist …

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