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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
  • Audience:

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 28 @ 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
  • Audience: ,

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 28 @ 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
  • Venue: Babytime
  • Audience: ,

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 28 @ 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

Tablet Tutorial (not for iPads)

This 2-part workshop leads beginners through the basics of using their (non-Apple) tablet or smart phone. NOV 28: 11:00-12:30 pm …

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Family Playroom

  • November 28 @ 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

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 28 @ 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

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 28 @ 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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eHelp

  • November 28 @ 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 28 @ 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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Knitting

Fibre Arts Circle

Join other fibre artists and enthusiasts for tea and an afternoon of knitting, crocheting, stitching, felting and more. Beginners and …

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Tech Help at the Library

  • November 28 @ 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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Origami Crane

Origami Club

  • November 28 @ 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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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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Game Night

Teen Games Night

Get together once a month for gaming!  We have several games but please bring your own as well.

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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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Video Game Drop-In

Calling all gamers! The last Thursday of every month is video game drop-in night at Nanaimo Harbourfront library. Players choose …

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Teens Get Creative – Origami

  • November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    One event on October 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

    One event on November 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

  • Branch: Sointula
  • Venue: Teens Get Creative - Origami
  • Audience: ,

Upcoming events include: Upcycling + Prepare Elf On a Shelf Photo Ops

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Writer’s Support Group

Develop your writing in a supportive environment in this member-led group.  Share your writing with other writers for feedback and …

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Writers Support Group

Develop your writing in a supportive environment in this member-led group.  Share your writing with other writers for feedback and …

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