Join Parksville Librarian Susan Pierce for a unicorn and bubbles story time and sing-a-long. Susan also mentions some of her favourite unicorn books and stories about being unique. One of these stories is accessed using Tumble Book Library. To complete the crafts associated with this story time, continue down the page.
Intended for ages 2 -5.
Stretch your creativity and use what you have at home to build a magical companion! In this video, you will learn a few different methods for how you can make a unicorn that you can ride around your home or backyard.
Intended for ages 2-8.
(With assistance from an adult)
Summer reading is back at Vancouver Island Regional Library! Parksville Librarian Susan Pierce walks us through this year's summer reading challenge for kids. This year's theme is "All Together Now."
Learn more at www.virl.bc.ca/src
Ages 0 - 12.
In this video, discover how a simple pipe cleaner and some beads can be transformed into a bubble wand. Parksville Librarian Susan Pierce and Recreation Coordinators Kristine Stephenson and Tracy Cargo-White will show you how!
Intended for ages 3+.
(Small children should be watched while handling beads.)
This year's theme for teens is VIRLmanji. Watch the video to learn more about this year's jungle-themed summer reading expedition. Participants can win prizes.
Intended for ages 12 -17.
Open to younger kids who want to participate.
Even adults get excited about summer reading! This bingo-style challenge encourages adults to read outside of their usual genres and try something new. The challenge also includes some audiobook options so that you can fit reading into your busy schedule.
Open to all adults with access to Vancouver Island Regional Library.
This fabulous craft is extremely simple, but the results can be really. versatile. The process is very simple, making this activity suitable for young children, but with a bit of strategic thinking, older children and adults can create something spectactular. Give it a try! You won't want to stop at just one.