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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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Blocks Girl

Play Day

  • September 21, 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
  • Audience: ,

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

  • September 21, 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 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
  • Audience: ,

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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Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea – Marine Science Morning

We will cap off Science Literacy Week with a celebration some of our amazing local science educators! The Shaw Centre …

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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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Family Storytime

Join us for a family storytime filled with songs, movements, and stories! This is a free event that does not …

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Spin Out in Public Day

You're invited to celebrate World Spin Out in Public Day at the Gabriola Library! Join members of the Gabriola Spinners …

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • September 21, 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 month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

  • 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

  • September 21, 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
  • 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

  • September 21, 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
  • Audience: ,

Early literacy storytime.

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Storytime with preschool children

Mother Goose On the Go

  • September 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    One event on February 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

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

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

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

    One event on November 22, 2019 at 11:00 am

    One event on February 21, 2020 at 11:00 am

    One event on January 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

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

In partnership with Mount Waddington Family Literacy Society.

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Create with LEGO

  • September 21, 2019 @ 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
  • Audience: , , ,

STEAM - Create with LEGO! What will you build?

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STEAM Magnets

Drop in this afternoon to explore the science of magnets.

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STEAM Magnets

Drop in anytime between 11-1 pm to explore the science of magnets.

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Create with LEGO™

LEGO and Duplo every Saturday.

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Back to School Movie: Wonder Park

Join us at Cowichan Library for a special fall screening of Wonder Park. Wonder Park tells the story of an …

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Children’s Author Visit and Reading: Lindsay Ford

Join us and hear local children's author Lindsay Ford present the new book in her Awkward + Awesome series! "The …

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Saturday Afternoon Movies

Come watch a family-friendly movie with us on the third Saturday of every month! Skip the holds line on popular …

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