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Children Colouring Holiday

Holiday Crafting

Drop into the library December 2 - 21 to create your special Holiday Craft!   All crafting supplies will be …

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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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Tech Help

Get Together with Technology (GTT) Cowichan

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

  • December 12, 2019 @ 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 12, 2019

  • Branch: Qualicum Beach
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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 registration …

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Storytime with preschool children

Family Storytime

  • December 12, 2019 @ 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

  • December 12, 2019 @ 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
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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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Family Playroom

  • December 12, 2019 @ 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)

  • December 12, 2019 @ 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

    An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

    An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

  • 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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Books and Coffee

Drop-In & Connect

  • December 12, 2019 @ 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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Knitting

Bowser Knitwits

  • December 12, 2019 @ 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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Computer Basics for Adults

Learn the basics in this hands-on introductory class! We'll learn how to use a mouse and keyboard, Internet and Windows …

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Handbells

Music In the Library: Glenora Farm Handbell Choir

The always-popular Glenora Farm Handbell Choir returns for another wonderful, seasonal, inspirational performance.  Join us.bell  

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Origami Crane

Origami Club

  • December 12, 2019 @ 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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Festive Tree

Christmas Puppet Show

Join us at the Youth Centre for a Christmas Puppet Show!

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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

  • December 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2020

  • Branch: Masset
  • Venue: Book Bugs Book Club
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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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Presentation: Preparing a Business Plan for a GICIC Loan Application

Join us for a special presentation by the Gabriola Island Community Investment Cooperative (GICIC). A GICIC representative will outline steps …

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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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Port Hearty’s Book Club

Books, tea and conversation. Contact your library if you wish to have your own Tween, Teen/Young Adult or Adult Book Club.

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Teens Get Creative – Origami

  • December 12, 2019 @ 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
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Upcoming events include: Upcycling + Prepare Elf On a Shelf Photo Ops

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Festive Tree

Winter Holiday Read and Snack  

Come celebrate the season! Share a holiday or winter themed story, poem, or other short piece, either written by yourself …

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