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Bookfest 2019

Bookfest Scavenger Hunt

Nanaimo Bookfest is coming up Saturday, June 1! In order to celebrate the wonderful authors, illustrators, and storytellers that will …

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Create with LEGO

  • June 1, 2019
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    One event on April 13, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on April 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on May 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on June 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on June 8, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on June 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on May 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

    An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 19, 2020

  • Branch: Woss
  • Venue: Create with LEGO
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STEAM - LEGO time at the Woss Library. Place your project up on a book shelf for all to see!

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Create with LEGO

  • June 1, 2019
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    One event on April 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on May 4, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on May 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on May 25, 2019 at 12:00 am

    One event on June 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

    An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Friday, repeating until June 19, 2020

  • Branch: Port Alice
  • Venue: Create with LEGO
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Everybody loves LEGO no matter what age. Ask for the brand new LEGO!

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Canada: Day 1 Travelling Exhibit

Come by the Harbourfront Library to see the Canadian Museum of Immigration's travelling exhibit, "Canada: Day 1." Originally created to …

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

Gabriola's favourite book sale is back! Browse through hundreds of books, CDs, and more at the annual Friends of the …

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Blocks Girl

Play Day

  • June 1, 2019 @ 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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Blocks Girl

Family Playroom

  • June 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

  • Branch: Quadra Island
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A room full of toys for drop-in free play.  We have activities for children of all ages including puppets, felt …

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datura plant in folk medicine

Medicine Gathering with Hyamiciyè Elder Della (Rice) Sylvester

Saturday, June 1, 2019 Meet at 10am at Cowichan Library to participate in a Medicine Walk led by Cowichan Elder …

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STEAM

STEAM KEVA

Learn while we play with this hands-on STEAM kit.

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • June 1, 2019 @ 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

  • Branch: Port McNeill
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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

  • June 1, 2019 @ 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
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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

  • June 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    One event on December 8, 2018 at 11:00 am

    One event on December 22, 2018 at 11:00 am

    One event on January 12, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on January 26, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on February 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on February 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on March 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on March 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on April 6, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on April 20, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on May 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on June 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on June 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on June 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on July 13, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on July 27, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on August 24, 2019 at 11:00 am

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

    One event on September 21, 2019 at 11:00 am

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

    One event on October 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

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

    One event on November 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on November 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

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

    One event on December 21, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on January 4, 2020 at 11:00 am

    One event on February 1, 2020 at 11:00 am

    One event on February 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

    One event on March 14, 2020 at 11:00 am

    One event on March 28, 2020 at 11:00 am

  • Branch: Sointula
  • Venue: Mother Goose On the Go
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Early literacy storytime.

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Create with LEGO™

LEGO and Duplo every Saturday.

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