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Bowser Legion Branch #211

7035 Island Hwy W
Bowser British Columbia
V0R 1G0

September 2022

Family Play Day

  • September 10, 2022 @ 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
  • 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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September 2023

Cowichan Family Storytime

  • September 22, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 16, 2023

  • Branch: Cowichan (Duncan)
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A program for parents and caregivers with young children. Songs, rhymes and stories are shared. Suitable for preschool aged children…

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October 2023

Nevermore Academy Teen Lock-In

Come to the library after closing for  games, crafts, Nintendo Switch, food and general spooky-ish fun! Ages 12-18 Advance registration…

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Terrifying Tales!

Calling all youth writers and writers-to-be! We want your most spooky stories for this Halloween season. The most terrifying submissions…

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Terrifying Tales!

Calling all youth writers and writers-to-be! We want your most spooky stories for this Halloween season. The most terrifying submissions…

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Monster Making!

Get creative with pipe cleaners, feathers, googly eyes, pom poms and crayons and create your own monster! Kids and families…

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Fall Embroidery Workshop

Join Kelsey, the Circulation Supervisor at the Sandspit Branch, for a cozy embroidery workshop at the branch. Learn 5 essential…

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Trick or Treat at the Library!

Join us at the library for a spooktacular evening of fun! Everyone is welcome, and fun activities will be provided…

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November 2023

Book Launch: Self-Care for the Creative by Stefani Fryzel

Join Vancouver Island local turned LA-based musician Stefani Fryzel for the launch of her first book, Self-Care for the Creative!…

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Poetry and Flash Fiction Workshop (Say More with Less)

  • November 5, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 26, 2023

  • Branch: Cortes Island
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Join Dayna Davis and Monica Nawrocki for a four session writing workshop exploring the creation of poetry and flash fiction.…

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Terrifying Tales Author Reading

Prepare to be terrified at the library as Tahsis youth read the terrifying tales they wrote themselves. Refreshments will be…

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December 2023

Children Colouring Holiday

Holiday Fun!

We are getting festive here in Gold River! We have a gingerbread colouring contest, I-Spy, winter match game and more.…

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Book Launch: Ripples by Pat Smekal

Ripples is a retrospective of Pat Smekal’s poetry, along with some newer additions. Celebrate with Pat as she welcomes you…

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Cowichan Family Storytime

  • December 15, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 16, 2023

  • Branch: Cowichan (Duncan)
  • Audience: ,

A program for parents and caregivers with young children. Songs, rhymes and stories are shared. Suitable for preschool aged children…

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Family Play Day

  • December 16, 2023 @ 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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Family Play Day

  • December 23, 2023 @ 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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Family Play Day

  • December 30, 2023 @ 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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January 2024

Family Play Day

  • January 6 @ 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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Poetry & Fiction: A January Series with Monica Nawrocki and Dayna Davis

  • January 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2024

  • Branch: Cortes Island
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Drop in and join us for these fantastic writing workshops with local writers Monica Nawrocki and Dayna Davis! The series…

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Lego Kids

Builders’ Club at the Wellington Library

Calling all builders! Join us every Monday, from 2:30-4:30 PM, at the Nanaimo Wellington library. We will have LEGO® bricks,…

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Hibernation Scavenger Hunt

Winter is here, and animals are hibernating in the library! See if you can find them and enter to win…

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Hibernation Scavenger Hunt

Winter is here, and animals are hibernating in the library! See if you can find them and enter to win…

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Hibernation Scavenger Hunt

Winter is here, and animals are hibernating in the library! See if you can find them and enter to win…

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Hibernation Scavenger Hunt

Winter is here, and animals are hibernating in the library! See if you can find them and enter to win…

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Family Play Day

  • January 13 @ 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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Hibernation Scavenger Hunt

Winter is here, and animals are hibernating in the library! See if you can find them and enter to win…

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Poetry & Fiction: A January Series with Monica Nawrocki and Dayna Davis

  • January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2024

  • Branch: Cortes Island
  • Audience: ,

Drop in and join us for these fantastic writing workshops with local writers Monica Nawrocki and Dayna Davis! The series…

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Hibernation Scavenger Hunt

Winter is here, and animals are hibernating in the library! See if you can find them and enter to win…

Find out more >

Hibernation Scavenger Hunt

Winter is here, and animals are hibernating in the library! See if you can find them and enter to win…

Find out more >

Hibernation Scavenger Hunt

Winter is here, and animals are hibernating in the library! See if you can find them and enter to win…

Find out more >

Hibernation Scavenger Hunt

Winter is here, and animals are hibernating in the library! See if you can find them and enter to win…

Find out more >

Hibernation Scavenger Hunt

Winter is here, and animals are hibernating in the library! See if you can find them and enter to win…

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Hibernation Scavenger Hunt

Winter is here, and animals are hibernating in the library! See if you can find them and enter to win…

Find out more >

Family Play Day

  • January 20 @ 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
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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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Poetry & Fiction: A January Series with Monica Nawrocki and Dayna Davis

  • January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2024

  • Branch: Cortes Island
  • Audience: ,

Drop in and join us for these fantastic writing workshops with local writers Monica Nawrocki and Dayna Davis! The series…

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Family Play Day

  • January 27 @ 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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Lego Stories

LEGO Literacy Party!

Drop by the library to celebrate Family Literacy Week & International LEGO Day as we build and learn with LEGO!…

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Poetry & Fiction: A January Series with Monica Nawrocki and Dayna Davis

  • January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2024

  • Branch: Cortes Island
  • Audience: ,

Drop in and join us for these fantastic writing workshops with local writers Monica Nawrocki and Dayna Davis! The series…

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Author Night

Join us at the Quadra branch for a night of author readings. Local authors read their own works, or the…

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February 2024

Knit & Wit

Bring your knitting or crocheting to the library for a lighthearted meet and mingle on Friday mornings. Don't know how…

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Family Play Day

  • February 3 @ 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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Knit & Wit

  • February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2024

  • Branch: Gold River
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Bring your knitting or crocheting to the library for a lighthearted meet and mingle on Friday mornings. Don't know how…

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Family Play Day

  • February 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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Stop Motion Club

  • February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2024

  • Branch: Tahsis
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Do you want to learn how to make ordinary objects appear to move on their own? Drop by and join…

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Knit & Wit

  • February 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2024

  • Branch: Gold River
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Bring your knitting or crocheting to the library for a lighthearted meet and mingle on Friday mornings during the month…

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Family Play Day

  • February 17 @ 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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Stop Motion Club

  • February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2024

  • Branch: Tahsis
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Do you want to learn how to make ordinary objects appear to move on their own? Drop by and join…

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Knit & Wit

  • February 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until February 23, 2024

  • Branch: Gold River
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Bring your knitting or crocheting to the library for a lighthearted meet and mingle on Friday mornings during the month…

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Family Play Day

  • February 24 @ 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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Family Clay Art Party

Drop by the library and join us to make art with plasticine! We’ll explore ways to play with clay and…

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Sea to Sea: Three Canadian Writers

Vancouver Island Regional Library’s Bowser Branch, Bowser Legion Branch #211, and Sea & Summit Bookshop are proud to present ‘Sea…

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Stop Motion Club

  • February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2024

  • Branch: Tahsis
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Do you want to learn how to make ordinary objects appear to move on their own? Drop by and join…

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March 2024

Knit & Wit

  • March 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2024

  • Branch: Gold River
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Bring your knitting or crocheting to the library for a lighthearted meet and mingle on Friday mornings. Don't know how…

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Family Play Day

  • March 2 @ 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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Game Night

Board Game Night at Woss Library

  • March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Woss
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Come out to play a board game at Woss Library! Bring some friends, or make new ones. No registration needed…

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Stop Motion Club

  • March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2024

  • Branch: Tahsis
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Do you want to learn how to make ordinary objects appear to move on their own? Drop by and join…

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Knit & Wit

  • March 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2024

  • Branch: Gold River
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Bring your knitting or crocheting to the library for a lighthearted meet and mingle on Friday mornings. Don't know how…

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Family Play Day

  • March 9 @ 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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Knit & Wit

  • March 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2024

  • Branch: Gold River
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Bring your knitting or crocheting to the library for a lighthearted meet and mingle on Friday mornings. Don't know how…

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Family Play Day

  • March 16 @ 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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Game Night

Board Game Night at Woss Library

  • March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Woss
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Come out to play a board game at Woss Library! Bring some friends, or make new ones. No registration needed…

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Egg Drop Competition

Put your engineering skills to the test! Structure building from 11-1pm Egg dropping from 1-2pm All materials will be provided…

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Master Gardener Visit

Join us for a garden Q&A Session with The Vancouver Island Master Gardeners! The Vancouver Island Master Gardeners Association partners…

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Author Night

Join us at the Quadra branch for a night of author readings. Local authors read their own works, or the…

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Spring Break Stuffy Sleepover

Drop by the library to read a story to your stuffed friend between 6-7:30 pm for their sleepover. Your stuffy…

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Knit & Wit

  • March 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2024

  • Branch: Gold River
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Bring your knitting or crocheting to the library for a lighthearted meet and mingle on Friday mornings. Don't know how…

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Family Play Day

  • March 23 @ 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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Philosophy Café

In partnership with the VIU Philosophy department, join us for the Philosophy Café. An expert does a short introduction to…

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Lego Kids

LEGO Club CHALLENGE

At our March 28th LEGO Club challenge you'll have a chance to win a PRIZE for your build! Can you…

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Knit & Wit

  • March 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2024

  • Branch: Gold River
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Bring your knitting or crocheting to the library for a lighthearted meet and mingle on Friday mornings. Don't know how…

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Family Play Day

  • March 30 @ 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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Babar: The Movie

Join us at the Courtenay Library for a FREE screening of Babar: The Movie. Snacks will be provided! Babar, the…

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April 2024

Game Night

Board Game Night at Woss Library

  • April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Woss
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Come out to play a board game at Woss Library! Bring some friends, or make new ones. No registration needed…

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Stop Motion Club

  • April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2024

  • Branch: Tahsis
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Do you want to learn how to make ordinary objects appear to move on their own? Drop by and join…

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Knit & Wit

  • April 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2024

  • Branch: Gold River
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Bring your knitting or crocheting to the library for a lighthearted meet and mingle on Friday mornings. Don't know how…

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Family Play Day

  • April 6 @ 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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“Daring Decisions” Author Dorothea L. Gordon

Join us April 6, 2024 from 2 to 3 at the Courtenay Branch to listen to Dorothea read from her…

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Stop Motion Club

  • April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2024

  • Branch: Tahsis
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Do you want to learn how to make ordinary objects appear to move on their own? Drop by and join…

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Authors’ Reading with Annette Yourk

Please join us for a special night of authors reading from Annette Yourk's newly published book, To Know The Dark.…

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Knit & Wit

  • April 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2024

  • Branch: Gold River
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Bring your knitting or crocheting to the library for a lighthearted meet and mingle on Friday mornings. Don't know how…

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Family Storytime

Join us for songs, stories and fun with your little ones. This is a free family drop-in program for babies,…

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Family Play Day

  • April 13 @ 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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