Activities and events

There's so much to discover at your City Library! The library hosts programs and events dedicated to lifelong learning in all forms. Whether you're 9 or 109 or any age in between, there's a library program or event for you. Explore the full calendar.

Book clubs

Join in one of the library's many book clubs for thoughtful discussion and contemplation, led by a librarian. Explore book clubsCheck the calendar for upcoming dates

Spokes ’n’ Words

Catch the library's Spokes 'n' Words book bike zipping around the city offering free Wi-Fi and, storytimes, curated titles and more. Don't have a library card? Register at the bike! Explore Spokes 'n' Words | Check the calendar for upcoming dates.


Come join for stories, fingerplays, rhymes and songs. Our early literacy programs for babies and toddlers are based on simple concepts, repetition and movement. Designed for toddlers ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Check the calendar for upcoming events.

Seniors' gathering

Make social connections while learning something new! This group for adults ages 55 and older meets monthly — each meeting is a different theme. Explore the seniors community hub | Check the calendar for upcoming events.

Newcomer & immigrants' circles

New to Canada? Join a newcomers circle to learn about Canadian culture and history, make new friends or practice English speaking skills. Explore the newcomer & immigrants community hub | Check the calendar for upcoming events.

Teen open space

The teen room is specially reserved for youth in grades 7–12 every day after school. With lounge seating and group study tables, it's a great spot to play a game with friends or do homework. Explore the Teen Community HubCheck the calendar for upcoming dates.

Open door community hub

The open door community hub is a welcoming, drop-in space for people to gather twice weekly and access community support services, gather for fellowship and have light refreshments. Explore the open door community hub.

Open gaming

Try out a new game or an all-time favourite like Minecraft in an open gaming session in the library's Collaboratory. Explore the CollaboratoryCheck the calendar for upcoming dates.

Teens working on a film in the library

Imagine the future

Dream, wonder and imagine all that the future has to offer this year at City Library. This year’s programming theme, the future, explores the positive potential that the future holds for us and our community.

What will the future look like for people? For our community? For our planet? What can we do to shape the future? Join us for a year of thinking big and uncovering innovative solutions to today’s challenges while we grow and learn together.

If you have a question, ask us or call 604-998-3450

Squamish stories in the plaza
Students studying at the North Vancouver City Library

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