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Family Literacy – Scavenger Hunts

Celebrate family literacy in the month of January (19-26) by participating in our children’s scavenger hunts. Search for the clues …

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Adult Winter Reading Club

  • January 23
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 29, 2020

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Read books for a chance to win a cozy prize.  The more you read, the better your chances! Grab a …

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Family Literacy Scavenger Hunt

Celebrate family literacy in the month of January by participating in our children's scavenger hunt. Search for the clues in …

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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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Storytime with preschool children

Family Storytime

  • January 23 @ 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

  • January 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until February 29, 2020

  • 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 Storytime

Good Morning Storytime

Bring your littlest ones to the Sidney/North Saanich Library for stories, songs, rhymes and lots of movement. Ages 0-5. Drop …

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Family Playroom

  • January 23 @ 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)

  • January 23 @ 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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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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Knitting

Bowser Knitwits

Meet up at Bowser library every Thursday for a fun hour of knitting. Drop in.

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eHelp

  • January 23 @ 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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Meeting Cafe

IPad Made Easy

This 2-part workshop leads beginners through the basics of using their Apple iPad or iPhone. JAN 23: 1:30-3:00 pm JAN …

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STEAM @ VIRL

  • January 23 @ 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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    One event on October 17, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on November 7, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on November 14, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on November 21, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on January 23, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    One event on January 30, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    One event on February 13, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    One event on February 20, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    One event on February 27, 2020 at 2:30 pm

  • Branch: Sointula
  • Venue: STEAM @ VIRL
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Different selection of STEAM kits each month.

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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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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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Frigon Book Club

Frigon Book Club

  • January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    One event on February 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on March 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

    One event on April 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on April 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on May 2, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on May 30, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on June 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on June 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on September 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on October 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on October 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on January 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    One event on February 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    One event on February 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm

  • Branch: Port Alice
  • Venue: Frigon Book Club
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Interested in joining the Frigon Book Club or starting your own? Tweens, Young Adults and Adult New Book Clubs welcome! Contact the library at 250-284-3554 or text 250-902-8892 for how to begin.

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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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Minecraft

Teens - Come join us at Creativity Commons at the Harbourfront Library for some exciting play times. Tuesdays from 6-7 …

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Minecraft

Teens - Come join us at Creativity Commons at the Harbourfront Library for some exciting play times. Tuesdays from 6-7 …

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Smart Cinema: The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus

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

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Artist Painting

Adult Drop-In Art Night

Bring your supplies and join us as we work on our individual projects in a shared, social setting. Supplies not …

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Patherfinder role playing evenings

Join us at the Masset branch on Thursday evenings for a night of monsters and magic as we embark on …

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