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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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Family Storytime

Drop-in for children of all ages accompanied by a caregiver. Songs, stories, rhymes and other fun!

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Baby Rhyme Time

Babytime

  • September 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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

  • Branch: Nanaimo Harbourfront
  • Venue: Babytime
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Learn songs, rhymes, stories and skills you can use to help your baby get a head start on their reading. …

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Family Storytime

  • September 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

  • Branch: Sooke
  • Venue: Family Storytime
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Join us Friday mornings at the Sooke branch for a family storytime filled with songs, movements, and stories! Best suited …

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Toddlertime

Attention toddlers! Drop by Friday mornings for Toddlertime. We do bounces, action rhymes, and songs  for toddlers. Geared for 18 …

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Reading time with a Librarian

Family Storytime

Join us every Friday morning for fun songs, rhymes and stories to strengthen early literacy. There’s a new theme every …

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Reading time with a Librarian

Family Storytime

  • September 20, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

  • Branch: Ucluelet
  • Venue: Family Storytime
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Bring the whole family for fun songs, rhymes and stories to strengthen early literacy.   Suitable for ages 0-5 with …

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Reading time with a Librarian

Family Storytime

  • September 20, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

  • Branch: Tofino
  • Venue: Family Storytime
  • Audience:

Bring the whole family for fun songs, rhymes and stories to strengthen early literacy.   Suitable for ages 0-5 with …

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Baby Rhyme Time

Library Parkette for Park(ing) Day Nanaimo 2019

Join the Nanaimo Harbourfront Library for a Library Parkette at this year's Park(ing) Day Nanaimo. Park(ing) Day is "an international …

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Create with LEGO

  • September 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    One event on April 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on April 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on May 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

    One event on June 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on June 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    One event on May 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm 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

  • September 20, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    One event on April 27, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on May 4, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on May 11, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on May 25, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on June 1, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm 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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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

  • September 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Comox
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Use our LEGO® to create a masterpiece of your own making.  Anyone old enough to not eat the LEGO®  is welcome.

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LEGO® Time

Use our LEGO® to create a masterpiece.  Anyone old enough to not eat the LEGO® is welcome!

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Sea Science: Bioluminescence

Ever wondered how jellyfish, octopus and glowworms on the seafloor radiate light in the deep dark ocean? Explore how animals …

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