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StoryWalk® at the Museum – “Bear Snores On”

Join us for an outdoor StoryWalk® at the Sooke Region Museum October 19-30! Enjoy the fresh air, physical activity and …

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Spooky Scavenger Hunt

Try our spooky Halloween Scavenger Hunt! Find the images hidden around the Sidney / North Saanich Library Children's Area to …

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Creepy Pair of Underwear – StoryWalk

Looking for something fun to do? Try our new StoryWalk on Shoppers Row! Start at the library. Pick up an …

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Pumpkin Carving Contest

Carve up your best book or library inspired pumpkin and send us a photo for your chance to win a …

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Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Stop by the library anytime this month to participate in our fang-tastic Halloween Scavenger hunt! Find all 8 hidden items …

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Teen Spooky Art Gallery

Stop by the library anytime between October 18-30 to view our Spooky Art Gallery filled with art created by teens …

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Port Hardy Storytime

  • October 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

  • Branch: Port Hardy
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Drop in our library at 10 AM every day (Tues-Sat) to enjoy songs, rhymes, stories, and much more! Everyone is …

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Patty Cakes Babytime

Babies start learning from birth! Learn rhymes, tickles, songs and lap bounces. Encourage brain development and meet new people while …

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Welcome to Your Library: Celebrate Canadian Library Month

Join us for in-branch activities, prize draws, and creativity kits to go!

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Tech Help

  • October 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 December 30, 2021

  • Branch: Quadra Island
  • Venue: Tech Help
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Tech Help returns to assist with your technology needs! Call your local branch to book an appointment.

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Community Indigenous Drum Circle

Everyone is welcome to share in Indigenous drumming, song, language and culture. Bring your drum or use one from the …

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Sea & Cedar Magazine – Call for Submissions

The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is once again seeking submissions of short fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry and artwork for the second issue of …

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