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Family Literacy Week

Celebrate Family Literacy Week! Drop by the library for special events and activities. Have fun reading, learning and playing together. …

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Adult Winter Reading Club

  • January 30
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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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Postcard Making Station

Come celebrate Family Literacy Week at the Ladysmith Branch! We will have a Postcard Making Station where you can decorate …

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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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Family Storytime

  • January 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 30 @ 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

Strong Start

  • January 30 @ 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

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

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 30 @ 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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Healing Medicinal Plants

K'omoks nurse and traditional healer, Barb Whyte, will discuss medicinal plant identification, use, and respectful harvesting.

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Tech Help at the Library

  • January 30 @ 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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STEAM @ VIRL

  • January 30 @ 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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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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Teen Book Chat

Have you  read a book you just have to tell someone about? Then join Teen Book Chat! Teen Book Chat is …

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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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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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French Conversation Group

Come by and practice parler en francais with a native French speaker. Every other 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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Let’s Make Soup in a Jar

Family Literacy Week! A special thank you to Mount Waddington Family Literacy Society.

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Let’s Make Soup in a Jar

Family Literacy Week. A special thank you to Mount Waddington Family Literacy Society.

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Let’s Make Soup in a Jar

Family Literacy Week. A special thank you to Mount Waddington Family Literacy Society.

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Let’s Make Soup in a Jar

Family Literacy Week. A special thank you to Mount Waddington Family Literacy Society.

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All The Romance Tropes: A Book Club Exploring Romantic Plots

Do you love to read romance novels and/or fiction with romantic subplots? Join the Nanaimo Harbourfront Library’s new Romance Book …

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