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Feature Nintendo Switch Game: Rocket League

In addition to our standing collection of games to play in the Creativity Commons, you can try out a feature …

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Adult Winter Reading Club

  • February 15
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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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Blocks Girl

Play Day

  • February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Courtenay
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Drop in and play with us on Saturday mornings! The program room will be set up with toys & activities …

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CANCELLED – Family Playroom

  • February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

  • Branch: Campbell River
  • Venue: CANCELLED - Family Playroom
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CANCELLED until further notice. Come and play with our toys! We have Lego, Mega Bloks, puppets, and more! It’s a …

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Family Playroom

Come and play with our toys! We have Lego, Duplo, puppets and more! It’s a great place for parents and …

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Lego Kids

Saturday Morning Playtime

Drop in and play at the Qualicum library Saturday mornings between 10-12! We have all sorts of building toys to …

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Parent-Child Mother Goose

Join Mother Goose facilitators for songs, rhymes and fun. For children ages 0-4 & their caregivers.

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Black History Month Reception

Join us all day for a variety of Black History month themed activities! Hosted by the Nanaimo African Heritage Society.

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Cardboard Creations

Get the entire family working together! Drop by the library on Saturday to create whatever you can imagine out of …

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 1, 2019

    One event on October 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on November 2, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on December 7, 2019 at 11:00 am

    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 27, 2020

  • Branch: Port McNeill
  • Venue: Mother Goose On the Go
  • Audience:

Stories, songs and rhymes presented by the Mount Waddington Family Literacy Society.

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    One event on March 28, 2020 at 11:00 am

  • Branch: Sointula
  • Venue: Mother Goose On the Go
  • Audience: ,

Early literacy storytime.

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Create with LEGO

  • February 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 20, 2020

  • Branch: Sointula
  • Venue: Create with LEGO
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STEAM - Create with LEGO! What will you build?

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Create with LEGO™

LEGO and Duplo every Saturday.

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Knitting

Saturday Stitchers

Do you like to crochet, knit, embroider, or quilt? Come to the Saturday Stitchers to meet new people who love …

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Group Of College Students Collaborating On Project In Library

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting

Are you 12-18 years old and want to have a say in what happens at your library? Come to our …

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Saturday Stitching

  • February 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2020

  • Branch: Parksville
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Bring your knitted projects to work on and socialize with other knitters.  Suitable for those 13 years and up with …

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Harry Potter Book Day

Join us  to celebrate International Harry Potter Book Day!   There will be fun games, snacks and activities all about …

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