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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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Family Literacy Week

Celebrate Family Literacy Week! Drop by the library for special events and activities. Have fun reading, learning and playing together. …

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Postcard Making Station

Come celebrate Family Literacy Week at the Ladysmith Branch! We will have a Postcard Making Station where you can decorate …

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Family Literacy Scavenger Hunt

Celebrate family literacy in the month of January by participating in our children's scavenger hunt. Search for the clues in …

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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

  • January 30 @ 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

  • January 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until February 29, 2020

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

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

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Family Storytime

Good Morning Storytime

Bring your littlest ones to the Sidney/North Saanich Library for stories, songs, rhymes and lots of movement. Ages 0-5. Drop …

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CANCELLED – Family Playroom

  • January 30 @ 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

  • January 30 @ 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

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 @ VIRL

  • January 30 @ 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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    One event on October 17, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on November 7, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on November 14, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on November 21, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on January 23, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    One event on January 30, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    One event on February 13, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    One event on February 20, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    One event on February 27, 2020 at 2:30 pm

  • Branch: Sointula
  • Venue: STEAM @ VIRL
  • Audience: , , , ,

Different selection of STEAM kits each month.

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