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May 20, 2020: Read the latest announcements about our plans to resume some services for our communities, including being able to borrow books and other physical materials.

To help limit the spread of COVID-19, all events are postponed until further notice. Please check virl.bc.ca/covid-19-update/ for regular updates.

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Scavenger Hunt

Do you love Scavenger Hunts and visiting the library? You’re in luck! Every month there will be a new and themed scavenger …

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Scavenger Hunt

Do you love Scavenger Hunts and visiting the library? You’re in luck! Every month there will be a new and themed scavenger …

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Scavenger Hunt

Do you love Scavenger Hunts and visiting the library? You’re in luck! Every month there will be a new and themed scavenger …

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Family Storytime

Summer Family Storytime followed by Lego Play

Join us every Wednesday from 10 till 11 for a Family Storytime followed by Lego Play.

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

  • September 4, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Comox
  • Venue: Family Storytime
  • Audience: ,

Strengthen early literacy with songs, rhymes, stories and more! Family Storytime is a fun half hour suitable for kids aged …

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Family Playtime

Our librarian's away and it's time to play! Come to the library to enjoy some building and playtime with our …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • September 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
  • Venue: Babytime
  • Audience: ,

Learn songs, rhymes, stories and skills you can use to help your baby get a head start on their reading. …

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LEGO® Club

Calling all architects! Bring your construction skills and we’ll provide the LEGO®. Anyone old enough to not eat the LEGO™ is welcome.

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LEGO® Club

Calling all architects! Bring your construction skills and we’ll provide the LEGO®. Anyone old enough to not eat the LEGO™ is welcome.

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • September 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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    One event on March 6, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    One event on April 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on May 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on June 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on April 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on May 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on June 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    One event on August 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on August 13, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on August 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on September 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on September 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on October 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on October 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on October 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on October 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    One event on October 29, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One event on October 30, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 23, 2020

    An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 24, 2020

  • Branch: Port Hardy
  • Venue: Mother Goose On the Go
  • Audience: ,

In Partnership with Mount Waddington Family Literacy Society.

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Mother and little daughter reading book together in library

Explorers: History Detectives

This week we will be introducing families to archival documents and techniques. We would like to thank the Saanich Archives …

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Games Night

Strategy Board Game Night

From "Settlers of Catan" to worker placement games, we play them all. Bring your opponents or come alone and meet …

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Valley Families Yoga Storytime

  • September 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 16, 2019

  • Branch: Courtenay
  • Audience: ,

Journey through storytime in yoga poses intertwined with song, movement, and imagination. This program is led by yoga instructor Elisha …

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