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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

  • September 26, 2019
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 30, 2019

  • Branch: Ucluelet
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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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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories at this fun family event! For children aged 2-5 years. Children of all …

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Toddlertime

Preschool Storytime

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories for children aged 2-5 years old. Siblings, grandparents and other guests welcome. No registration …

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Storytime with preschool children

CANCELLED – Family Storytime

  • September 26, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 17, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

  • Branch: Campbell River
  • Venue: CANCELLED - Family Storytime
  • Audience: ,

CANCELLED until further notice. Thursdays. Drop-in for young children and their caregivers. Songs, stories, rhymes, scarves, and other fun!   …

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Strong Start Storytime

Family Storytime

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

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Babytime

  • September 26, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 14, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
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Join us for a rhyming good time as we introduce you and your baby to music, rhymes, bounces, fingerplays and …

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CANCELLED – Family Playroom

  • September 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 24, 2019

    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 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, puzzles, and more! It’s …

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Family Storytime

Strong Start

  • September 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

  • Branch: Port Clements
  • Venue: Strong Start
  • Audience:

Join us at Port Clements Elementary in the Strong Start room for finger plays, stories, puppets, and scarf songs!

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Family Storytime

Preschool Storytime

  • September 26, 2019 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

  • Branch: Nanaimo Wellington
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Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories for children aged 2-5 years old.  Siblings, grandparents and other guests welcome.  No …

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Playing with Lego

LEGO® Club

Drop in to build with the library’s LEGO collection! Ask staff to take a photo of your structure to get …

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STEAM Magnets

Drop in this afternoon to explore the science of magnets.

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STEAM Storytime and Pop-Up Play

Join us for a special STEAM themed Storytime and stay to play with our Code-A-Pillar and participate in fun activities …

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Origami Crane

Origami Club

  • September 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

  • Branch: Qualicum Beach
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Connect, learn and create. Beginners are welcome. Led by Shino Yosheda. Origami paper is supplied, but donations are welcome.

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“Too Much Noise” Puppet Show and Craft

Join us for our rendition on "Too Much Noise" by Ann McGovern. We will also make a noisy craft to …

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