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December 2022

Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Family Storytime

  • December 7 @ 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
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At long last, Storytime is back at the library! Join us for songs, rhymes, stories and more as we shake…

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Knitting Circle

Parksville Library Knitting Group (textile arts)

Drop in Wednesdays 12:30 to 2:30 for Parksville Library's weekly knitting group. Sit. Knit. Sew. Crochet. Chat.  :-)    

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Seasonal Storytime and Craft

Join us for a series of seasonal songs and stories during this seasonal family storytime! Storytime will be followed by…

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Tech Help

Tech Help is here to assist with your laptop, tablet, cellphone or ereader! We can help with streaming movies, downloading…

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Game Night

Board Game Night

  • December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Port Hardy
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Come out to play at the library! The first Wednesday of every month is Board Game Night at the Port…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Knitting Circle

Chemainus Textile Circle

  • December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 30, 2023

  • Branch: Chemainus
  • Audience: ,

Drop by and sit in with the Chemainus Textile Circle Meets Thursdays from 10:00 to Noon in the library's Multi-Purpose…

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Family Storytime

  • December 8 @ 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 22, 2022

  • Branch: Courtenay
  • Audience: ,

Join us every Thursday morning for 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun!  This is a family…

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Storytime

Join librarian Angela for 30 minutes of Storytime fun. We’ll shake our shakers, wave our scarves, meet neat puppets, guess…

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Family Playroom

Play with our toys! Socialize with other humans! This a drop-in, free-range, self-directed playtime for young children and their caregivers.

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Tech Help

  • December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 29, 2023

  • Branch: Quadra Island
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Tech Help is here to assist with your laptop, tablet, cellphone or ereader! We can help with streaming movies, downloading…

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The Knit Wits (Bowser textile group)

Visit Bowser Library and be a Knit Wit! :-) Join us at 1:00 each Thursday to sit, chat, and get…

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French Conversation Group

Drop in to this informal conversation circle and practice your French.  Everyone is welcome.  Meet by the magazines.

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Author Reading: Ella Harvey

Join Vancouver Island author Ella Harvey for a reading of her second travel memoir, A Time of Light and Shadow…

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Quadra Magic League

Shuffle your deck and grab a friend - Magic: the gathering® continues at the Quadra Island Library! Join in for…

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Cowichan Writer’s Group

  • December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 5 times

    An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 5 times

  • Branch: Cowichan (Duncan)
  • Audience:

All local writers (of all levels!) are welcome to this informal and supportive writer's group.  Just drop in, no registration…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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eHelp

Friday Tech Help (appointment or drop-in)

  • December 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 16, 2022

  • Branch: Chemainus
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Have a question about using your laptop, tablet, eReader or smart phone? Need help downloading apps, ebooks, or audiobooks? streaming…

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Family Storytime

  • December 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 16, 2022

  • Branch: Cumberland
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Join us every Friday morning for 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun!  This is a family…

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Baby Rhyme Time

Parent Child Mother Goose

  • December 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until December 10, 2022

  • Branch: Chemainus
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In Person Mother Goose Ages 0-4 & their caregivers Join Mother Goose facilitators for songs, rhymes and fun. Registration is…

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Join us every Friday morning for 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun!  This is a family…

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Cowichan Family Storytime

Bring the whole family and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and a small craft. For ages 0-5 and their…

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Tech Help

  • December 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Port Hardy
  • Venue: Tech Help
  • Audience:

Struggling with your eBooks? Need some help navigating a website? Need a few pointers on how to make your phone…

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MMIWG Final Report Discussion Group

  • December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until September 30, 2022

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until January 27, 2023

  • Branch: Cowichan (Duncan)
  • Audience:

The Warmland Book Club has generously donated a copy of the Final Report by the National Inquiry into Missing &…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Family Board Game Night

Family Fun Day

The Port Hardy Library is hosting a drop-in Family Fun Day on Saturday mornings! We'll have board games, puzzles, STEAM…

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Family Play Day

  • December 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Courtenay
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The Courtenay Library is hosting a drop-in play day on Saturday mornings! The program room will be set up with…

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Storytime

Join librarian Angela for 30 minutes of Storytime fun. We’ll shake our shakers, wave our scarves, meet neat puppets, guess…

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Babytime

Bond with your baby, socialize with other caregivers, and learn songs and rhymes to use at home with your baby. …

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Crafts for Kids

Join us Saturdays from 11:00am-12:00pm in our multipurpose room for crafts! This is a free, drop-in event that does not…

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Family Storytime

Drop by the library and join Librarian Kaitlin every Saturday morning for stories, songs and rhymes all around a fun…

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Family Playroom

Play with our toys! Socialize with other humans! This a drop-in, free-range, self-directed playtime for young children and their caregivers.

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Spanish Conversation Group

  • December 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 10, 2022

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
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Keep your Spanish language skills up each week with instructor Jesús!  Suitable for intermediate and advanced level speakers.  Drop-in.  Not…

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StoryTime

Stories, rhymes, action songs, and more!  Best for 3-5 year olds.  Preschoolers will develop a love of books and reading…

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Toys of Christmas Past

Author and historian Debbie Marshall will talk about the stories and meaning behind some of the most treasured toys of…

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Learn to Play Chess

  • December 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 6, 2023

  • Branch: Cowichan (Duncan)
  • Audience:

Introductory and beginner-level chess instruction provided by experienced teacher Nigel.  All materials are provided.  For children (10+) and adults.

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Family Makerspace

Drop by and create a masterpiece (or a monstrosity). We don't always know exactly what it is we're going to…

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Festive Tree

Tree Trimming Party!

Our annual Christmas Tree Trimming Party is back! Drop in anytime from 2-4pm in your holiday best to make decorations…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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two babies

Baby Laptime

Drop in for songs, rhymes, and baby bounces! Best for babies from birth to walking but siblings are also welcome.…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Tech Help

Tech Help

  • December 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2023

  • Branch: Quadra Island
  • Venue: Tech Help
  • Audience:

Tech Help is here to assist with your laptop, tablet, cellphone or ereader! We can help with streaming movies, downloading…

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Babytime

  • December 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 13, 2022

  • Branch: Courtenay
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Babies start learning from birth! Learn rhymes, tickles, songs and lap bounces. Encourage brain development and meet new people while you’re…

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Tech Help

  • December 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Port Alice
  • Venue: Tech Help
  • Audience:

Struggling with your eBooks? Need some help navigating a website? Need a few pointers on how to make your phone…

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Chess Club -for kids & teens

Come practice your chess moves every week from 3:30-5pm in the teen area.  Bring your own board or use one…

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Group Of College Students Collaborating On Project In Library

Sooke Teen Advisory Group Meeting

CALLING ALL TEENS: meet other like-minded youth in Sooke, gain community service hours and help facilitate activities at the library! …

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Teen Book Club

Join our monthly teen book club on the 2nd Tuesday of each month! Each month we will pick a topic…

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Loopy Cowichan Knit & Crochet group

  • December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, happening 8 times

  • Branch: Cowichan (Duncan)
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Join the Loopy Cowichan Knit and Crochet group on the 2nd Tuesday each month 6:30ish to 7:55ish, just drop by…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Seasonal Storytime and Craft

Join us for a series of seasonal songs and stories during this seasonal family storytime! Storytime will be followed by…

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Knitting Circle

Parksville Library Knitting Group (textile arts)

Drop in Wednesdays 12:30 to 2:30 for Parksville Library's weekly knitting group. Sit. Knit. Sew. Crochet. Chat.  :-)    

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Tech Help

Struggling with your eBooks? Need some help navigating a website? Need a few pointers on how to make your phone…

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The Power of Dreams – Author Talk

David and Rosemary Neads present their latest book about 27 years of off-grid living in the Childotin plateau.

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Hogwarts Harry Potter

Dumbledore’s Army

Join us at the library once a month for magical crafts, games and activities and meet with fellow Harry Potter…

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Movie Night “SEED: The Untold Story”

Looking for a free and fun night out? Why not head to the library for movie night! This month we’re …

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Bookclub Bandits

  • December 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2022

  • Branch: Courtenay
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Do you love reading? All readers with curious minds are welcome! Youth ages 7-12 choose a book (any book you…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Knitting Circle

Chemainus Textile Circle

  • December 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 30, 2023

  • Branch: Chemainus
  • Audience: ,

Drop by and sit in with the Chemainus Textile Circle Meets Thursdays from 10:00 to Noon in the library's Multi-Purpose…

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Family Storytime

  • December 15 @ 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 22, 2022

  • Branch: Courtenay
  • Audience: ,

Join us every Thursday morning for 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun!  This is a family…

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Storytime

Join librarian Angela for 30 minutes of Storytime fun. We’ll shake our shakers, wave our scarves, meet neat puppets, guess…

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Family Playroom

Play with our toys! Socialize with other humans! This a drop-in, free-range, self-directed playtime for young children and their caregivers.

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Tech Help

  • December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 29, 2023

  • Branch: Quadra Island
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Tech Help is here to assist with your laptop, tablet, cellphone or ereader! We can help with streaming movies, downloading…

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The Knit Wits (Bowser textile group)

Visit Bowser Library and be a Knit Wit! :-) Join us at 1:00 each Thursday to sit, chat, and get…

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French Conversation Group

Drop in to this informal conversation circle and practice your French.  Everyone is welcome.  Meet by the magazines.

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One Time Use for the Zero Waste Sooke/VIRL Craft Swap

Cowichan Valley NeedleArts Guild

  • December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 8 times

    An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 8 times

  • Branch: Cowichan (Duncan)
  • Audience:

The CV NeedleArts Guild is a member of the Embroiderers Association of Canada who encourage "fellowship of persons who enjoy…

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Tween Adventure Club

CALLING ALL TWEENS! Join us every month at the library for fun activities like Breakout Escape Rooms, Scavenger Hunts, Amazing…

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Quadra Magic League

Shuffle your deck and grab a friend - Magic: the gathering® continues at the Quadra Island Library! Join in for…

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Holiday Card Project

Share a message of kindness and joy this holiday season by making a card for a homebound elder in our…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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eHelp

Friday Tech Help (appointment or drop-in)

  • December 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 16, 2022

  • Branch: Chemainus
  • Audience: ,

Have a question about using your laptop, tablet, eReader or smart phone? Need help downloading apps, ebooks, or audiobooks? streaming…

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Family Storytime

  • December 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 16, 2022

  • Branch: Cumberland
  • Audience: ,

Join us every Friday morning for 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun!  This is a family…

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Join us every Friday morning for 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes and lots of fun!  This is a family…

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Tech Help

  • December 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Port Hardy
  • Venue: Tech Help
  • Audience:

Struggling with your eBooks? Need some help navigating a website? Need a few pointers on how to make your phone…

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MMIWG Final Report Discussion Group

  • December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until September 30, 2022

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until January 27, 2023

  • Branch: Cowichan (Duncan)
  • Audience:

The Warmland Book Club has generously donated a copy of the Final Report by the National Inquiry into Missing &…

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A Child’s Christmas in Wales reading

Actress Catherine Caines reads Dylan Thomas's A Child's Christmas in Wales with a slideshow of beautiful images from snowy Welsh villages.

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Port Alberni Teen Advisory Group

CALLING ALL TEENS: meet other like-minded youth in Port Alberni, gain community service hours and help organize and facilitate activities…

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Holiday Card Project

Share a message of kindness and joy this holiday season by making a card for a homebound elder in our…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Family Board Game Night

Family Fun Day

The Port Hardy Library is hosting a drop-in Family Fun Day on Saturday mornings! We'll have board games, puzzles, STEAM…

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Family Play Day

  • December 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Courtenay
  • Audience: ,

The Courtenay Library is hosting a drop-in play day on Saturday mornings! The program room will be set up with…

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Storytime

Join librarian Angela for 30 minutes of Storytime fun. We’ll shake our shakers, wave our scarves, meet neat puppets, guess…

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Babytime

Bond with your baby, socialize with other caregivers, and learn songs and rhymes to use at home with your baby. …

Find out more >

Crafts for Kids

Join us Saturdays from 11:00am-12:00pm in our multipurpose room for crafts! This is a free, drop-in event that does not…

Find out more >

Family Storytime

Drop by the library and join Librarian Kaitlin every Saturday morning for stories, songs and rhymes all around a fun…

Find out more >

Family Playroom

Play with our toys! Socialize with other humans! This a drop-in, free-range, self-directed playtime for young children and their caregivers.

Find out more >

StoryTime

Stories, rhymes, action songs, and more!  Best for 3-5 year olds.  Preschoolers will develop a love of books and reading…

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Learn to Play Chess

  • December 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 6, 2023

  • Branch: Cowichan (Duncan)
  • Audience:

Introductory and beginner-level chess instruction provided by experienced teacher Nigel.  All materials are provided.  For children (10+) and adults.

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Family Makerspace

Drop by and create a masterpiece (or a monstrosity). We don't always know exactly what it is we're going to…

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Diverse high school study group studies for test together.

Teen Advisory Group

  • December 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 23, 2023

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
  • Audience:

CALLING ALL TEENS: meet other like-minded youth in Nanaimo, gain community service hours and help organize and facilitate activities at…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Inspired by Reading Book Club

The Cowichan South Arts Guild hosts an open book club for anyone interested in reading and sharing inspired conversation. Book…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Tech Help

Tech Help

  • December 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2023

  • Branch: Quadra Island
  • Venue: Tech Help
  • Audience:

Tech Help is here to assist with your laptop, tablet, cellphone or ereader! We can help with streaming movies, downloading…

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Tech Help

  • December 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Port Alice
  • Venue: Tech Help
  • Audience:

Struggling with your eBooks? Need some help navigating a website? Need a few pointers on how to make your phone…

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Game Night

Games Night

  • December 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 17, 2023

  • Branch: Cowichan (Duncan)
  • Audience:

Game nights are back at the Cowichan Branch.  Board games are provided or bring your own.  Drop in and join…

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Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunts: Yetis and Elves

Winter Wonderland: Yetis and Elves scavenger hunts at the library! Do one! Do both! From December 2nd – Jan 7th.…

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Snow people reading together

Christmas StoryTime

All ages will enjoy these Christmas stories, songs, and interactive rhymes!  Drop in, no need to register.

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