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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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Family Storytime

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

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

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STEAM Roadshow and children

Home Learners: Early and Middle Years

  • November 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 24, 2020

  • Branch: Sooke
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Join us each month at the Library for a STEAM session designed for our home learner communities. This is a …

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Family Storytime

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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Family Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

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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 27 @ 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
  • Venue: Babytime
  • 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

  • November 27 @ 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
  • Audience:

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 27 @ 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

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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Grief and the Seasons

Christmas, Hanukkah, birthdays, and other anniversaries are generally times of great joy and celebration. However, for people who are feeling …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • November 27 @ 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 27 @ 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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Book People Discussing

Poetry Workshop (CR)

  • November 27 @ 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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Teen Tech Tutors

Do you have questions about computers, email, or your smartphone? A teen volunteer is ready to help! Please call or …

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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 27 @ 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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Textile Art for Kids

KNIT. SEW. DYE. WEAVE. FELT. MAKE! A monthly drop-in STEAM art program for school-aged kids age 8 and up. Learn …

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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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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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Explorers: Meteorites

Are you Canada's next astronaut? Join us in an activity to learn about meteorites. This is a free, drop-in event …

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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 27 @ 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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Philosopher’s Cafe

Join us for the second session of the Fall 2019 Philosopher's Cafe series. In November, we will be discussing and …

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Cedar Bark Weaving

Join us in the Creativity Commons at the Nanaimo Harbourfront branch for a night of Cedar Bark Weaving with Snuneymuxw …

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Sooke Book Club

  • November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 30, 2019

  • Branch: Sooke
  • Venue: Sooke Book Club
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The Sooke Branch is starting a book club! We meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 6:30 – …

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Indigneous Reads Book Club

Interested in reading more Indigenous stories and authors? Join us for conversation and camaraderie, as we discuss some of the …

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