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April 2024

Songbirds and Koi Scavenger Hunt

Find the Songbirds in the children’s area and the Koi hidden around the library and write down the letter found…

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Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

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Spring Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something fun to do? Check out our scavenger hunt! Search the library for the hidden images and solve…

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Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

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Teen and Tween Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month! And for this National Poetry Month we here at Campbell River Library are having a…

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Meeting Cafe

Sunday Tech Help (Parksville)

Need help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Looking for assistance with ebooks or audiobooks? streaming films or music? Call…

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mother, daughter, make her, science, STEAM,

STEAM Tinker Sundays

Families: join us Sundays at the library for an afternoon of tinkering! Explore activities relating to science, technology, engineering, arts…

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Songbirds and Koi Scavenger Hunt

Find the Songbirds in the children’s area and the Koi hidden around the library and write down the letter found…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something fun to do? Check out our scavenger hunt! Search the library for the hidden images and solve…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Teen and Tween Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month! And for this National Poetry Month we here at Campbell River Library are having a…

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Scrabble Drop-in

  • April 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on January 23, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on February 13, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on February 27, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on March 13, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on March 27, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on April 3, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on April 24, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on May 8, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on May 29, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on June 12, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on June 26, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on September 11, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on September 25, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on October 2, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on October 23, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on November 6, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on November 20, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on December 4, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on December 18, 2023 at 1:30 pm

    One event on January 8, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on January 22, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on February 5, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on February 26, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on March 11, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on March 25, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on April 15, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on April 29, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on May 13, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on May 27, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on June 10, 2024 at 1:30 pm

    One event on June 24, 2024 at 1:30 pm

  • Branch: Sidney / North Saanich
  • Venue: Scrabble Drop-in
  • Audience: ,

Join us for fun and friendly competition! Scrabble sets available Bring your own set if you have one All skill…

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Songbirds and Koi Scavenger Hunt

Find the Songbirds in the children’s area and the Koi hidden around the library and write down the letter found…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something fun to do? Check out our scavenger hunt! Search the library for the hidden images and solve…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Teen and Tween Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month! And for this National Poetry Month we here at Campbell River Library are having a…

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Knitting

Knitting Group

Get ready to K2TOG with knitters of all ages and abilities for our drop in knitting circle.  Bring your own…

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Storytime at Port Hardy Library

Join us every day -- Tuesday through Saturday -- at 10:00 a.m. for storytime. No need to register, just stop…

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Cowichan English Conversation Corner

A free weekly conversation circle for all immigrants, refugees and newcomers to take advantage of and practice their English speaking…

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Preschool Storytime

Qualicum Beach Family Storytime

Join Nathan for a family storytime, geared for pre-school ages, but all are welcome. Drop-in, no registration required.    

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Lego Kids

LEGO® Club

We provide the LEGO (and Duplo) and you provide the imagination every Tuesday afternoon. Come ready to build! This is…

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Tech Tuesday

Book a 30-minute appointment for free, one-on-one technology help from a librarian. Call 250-753-1154 ext.251, or email us at ref@virl.bc.ca …

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Songbirds and Koi Scavenger Hunt

Find the Songbirds in the children’s area and the Koi hidden around the library and write down the letter found…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something fun to do? Check out our scavenger hunt! Search the library for the hidden images and solve…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

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Game Night

Board Games!

  • April 17
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 1, 2024

  • Branch: Sandspit
  • Venue: Board Games!
  • Audience:

The Sandspit Branch will have a selection of board games available to play during all open hours. Board Games are…

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Teen and Tween Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month! And for this National Poetry Month we here at Campbell River Library are having a…

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Storytime at Port Hardy Library

Join us every day -- Tuesday through Saturday -- at 10:00 a.m. for storytime. No need to register, just stop…

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two babies

Nanaimo Harbourfront Babytime

Enjoy songs, stories, and rhymes during drop-in Babytime at the Nanaimo Harboufront branch.  For babies ~0-24 months and accompanying caregivers.…

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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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eHelp

Tech Help

  • April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on April 17, 2024 at 12:00 pm

    One event on June 12, 2024 at 12:00 pm

  • Branch: Gold River
  • 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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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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Book a Librarian

South Cowichan Book a Librarian

Do you have questions? Book a Librarian! Interested in exploring a new topic or have a question about how the…

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One-on-One Wednesdays @ Creativity Commons

Interested in 3D printing but don't know where to start? Want to create designs using our Cricut machine but are…

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Nintendo Switch Gaming – for tweens & teens

Tweens and Teens are invited to drop by the Nanaimo North Library between 3:30 - 4:30 PM for some Nintendo…

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Stop Motion Club

  • April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2024

  • Branch: Tahsis
  • Audience: ,

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

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Songbirds and Koi Scavenger Hunt

Find the Songbirds in the children’s area and the Koi hidden around the library and write down the letter found…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something fun to do? Check out our scavenger hunt! Search the library for the hidden images and solve…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >
Game Night

Board Games!

  • April 18
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 1, 2024

  • Branch: Sandspit
  • Venue: Board Games!
  • Audience:

The Sandspit Branch will have a selection of board games available to play during all open hours. Board Games are…

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Teen and Tween Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month! And for this National Poetry Month we here at Campbell River Library are having a…

Find out more >

Storytime at Port Hardy Library

Join us every day -- Tuesday through Saturday -- at 10:00 a.m. for storytime. No need to register, just stop…

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Knitting Circle

Chemainus Textile Circle

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 at Nanaimo North

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, felt activities and more.  Geared towards children aged 0 - 6 years and their…

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Family Storytime

Good Morning Storytime

  • April 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on April 4, 2024 at 10:30 am

    One event on April 11, 2024 at 10:30 am

    One event on April 18, 2024 at 10:30 am

    One event on April 25, 2024 at 10:30 am

    One event on May 2, 2024 at 10:30 am

    One event on May 9, 2024 at 10:30 am

    One event on May 16, 2024 at 10:30 am

  • Branch: Sidney / North Saanich
  • Venue: Good Morning Storytime
  • Audience: ,

Bring your littlest ones to the library for stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Every Thursday morning from April 4 to…

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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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Knitting

Craft Night

  • April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2024

  • Branch: Sandspit
  • Venue: Craft Night
  • Audience: ,

Drop in for a casual craft night every Thursday evening at the Sandspit Branch. Bring a craft of your choice…

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Drop-In Craft Night

Bring your craft project(s) and materials to the Port Renfrew Library and enjoy working in a group setting with other…

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Game Night

Port Alice Board Game Night

Every Thursday evening is Board Game Night at Port Alice Library. We have cards, Clue, Mahjong and more! Play one…

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Game Night

Tabletop Game Night @ Creativity Commons (18+)

Learn to play a new board game every Thursday night at Creativity Commons! Join us from 6 until 7:45 pm…

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Songbirds and Koi Scavenger Hunt

Find the Songbirds in the children’s area and the Koi hidden around the library and write down the letter found…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something fun to do? Check out our scavenger hunt! Search the library for the hidden images and solve…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >
Game Night

Board Games!

  • April 19
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 1, 2024

  • Branch: Sandspit
  • Venue: Board Games!
  • Audience:

The Sandspit Branch will have a selection of board games available to play during all open hours. Board Games are…

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Teen and Tween Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month! And for this National Poetry Month we here at Campbell River Library are having a…

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Lego Kids

LEGO® Days

  • April 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Bella Coola
  • Venue: LEGO® Days
  • Audience:
  • Cost: Free

We're setting out the LEGO® all day on Fridays and Saturdays. Bring your imagination and get ready to build!

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Storytime at Port Hardy Library

Join us every day -- Tuesday through Saturday -- at 10:00 a.m. for storytime. No need to register, just stop…

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Knit & Wit

  • April 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2024

  • Branch: Gold River
  • Audience: , ,

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

  • April 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Cumberland
  • Audience: ,

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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Storytime in Sooke

Join us at storytime for songs, rhymes, stories and more as we shake our sillies out and wiggle our waggles…

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Baby Rhyme Time at Nanaimo North

Enjoy songs, stories, lap bounces, fingerplays and more during drop-in Baby Rhyme Time at the Nanaimo North branch of the…

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Storytime with preschool children

Nanaimo Harbourfront Family Storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes each Friday morning! For preschool-aged children but siblings of all ages are welcome.…

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Video Game Kids Mariokart

After School Switch Time

Drop in and play Nintendo Switch on our GIANT screen.  School-age kids can hang out with fellow gamers in the…

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Songbirds and Koi Scavenger Hunt

Find the Songbirds in the children’s area and the Koi hidden around the library and write down the letter found…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something fun to do? Check out our scavenger hunt! Search the library for the hidden images and solve…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >
Game Night

Board Games!

  • April 20
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 1, 2024

  • Branch: Sandspit
  • Venue: Board Games!
  • Audience:

The Sandspit Branch will have a selection of board games available to play during all open hours. Board Games are…

Find out more >

Teen and Tween Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month! And for this National Poetry Month we here at Campbell River Library are having a…

Find out more >
Lego Kids

LEGO® Days

  • April 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Bella Coola
  • Venue: LEGO® Days
  • Audience:
  • Cost: Free

We're setting out the LEGO® all day on Fridays and Saturdays. Bring your imagination and get ready to build!

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Storytime at Port Hardy Library

Join us every day -- Tuesday through Saturday -- at 10:00 a.m. for storytime. No need to register, just stop…

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Family Fun Day

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

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Family Play Day

  • April 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
  • 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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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 StoryTime

Stories, rhymes, action songs, and more!  Best for 1-4 year olds.  Listening & participating in engaging stories, songs, and rhymes…

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Kids Crafting

Saturday Crafterday

Celebrate Oral Health Month with us here at the Tahsis library! We are making hippopotamuses with marshmallow teeth. All ages…

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Knitting

Knitters at the Library

Drop by with your projects and enjoy the company of fellow knitting enthusiasts! Crochet and other textile arts are also…

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Songbirds and Koi Scavenger Hunt

Find the Songbirds in the children’s area and the Koi hidden around the library and write down the letter found…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something fun to do? Check out our scavenger hunt! Search the library for the hidden images and solve…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Teen and Tween Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month! And for this National Poetry Month we here at Campbell River Library are having a…

Find out more >
Board Games

Sunday Afternoon Board Games

  • April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

    An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

  • Branch: Nanaimo North
  • Venue: Sunday Afternoon Board Games
  • Audience: ,

Drop-in, for adults and teens! 1st & 3rd Sundays, from 1-3:30 pm at Nanaimo North Library.  No group on some…

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Meeting Cafe

Sunday Tech Help (Parksville)

Need help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Looking for assistance with ebooks or audiobooks? streaming films or music? Call…

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mother, daughter, make her, science, STEAM,

STEAM Tinker Sundays

Families: join us Sundays at the library for an afternoon of tinkering! Explore activities relating to science, technology, engineering, arts…

Find out more >

Songbirds and Koi Scavenger Hunt

Find the Songbirds in the children’s area and the Koi hidden around the library and write down the letter found…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something fun to do? Check out our scavenger hunt! Search the library for the hidden images and solve…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Teen and Tween Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month! And for this National Poetry Month we here at Campbell River Library are having a…

Find out more >

Songbirds and Koi Scavenger Hunt

Find the Songbirds in the children’s area and the Koi hidden around the library and write down the letter found…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something fun to do? Check out our scavenger hunt! Search the library for the hidden images and solve…

Find out more >

Poetry Hunt Contest

Happy Poetry Month! Stop by the library any day in April to take part in our Poetry-themed scavenger hunt for…

Find out more >