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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Toddler storytime

Wed, Feb 28 | 10:00 am to 10:30 am @ Children's department

Come join us for stories, fingerplays and songs. Our toddler storytime is based on simple concepts, repetition and movement. It is designed for kids ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers. Registration... keep reading

Collaboratory club

Wed, Feb 28 | 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm @ Collaboratory

Experiment with science and technology at our Collaboratory club! Each week we'll do experiments using Collaboratory technology and play video games. For youth ages 10 to 13.Access to technology... keep reading

Read Along

Wed, Feb 28 | 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm @ Online via NVCL Zoom

This event is full

If you have a child in grades 2 to 5 who would benefit from extra reading practice, Read Along may be the program for you. Over six sessions, we pair reading buddies with teen mentors so buddies can... keep reading

Lego robotics

Wed, Feb 28 | 4:00 pm to 5:45 pm @ First floor program room

This event is full

Join us as we learn about robotics and coding using the Lego Robot Inventor kit and app. Build your own robot, then explore some basic coding concepts to bring your robot to life!This is a program for... keep reading

Friday, March 1, 2024

Baby storytime

Fri, Mar 1 | 10:00 am to 10:30 am @ Children's department

Come have fun with your baby with stories, rhymes, tickles and bounces! This early literacy program is designed for babies up to 24 months old, and their caregivers.Registration for storytimes is no... keep reading

Baby storytime

Fri, Mar 1 | 10:45 am to 11:15 am @ Children's department

Come have fun with your baby with stories, rhymes, tickles and bounces! This early literacy program is designed for babies up to 24 months old, and their caregivers.Registration for storytimes is no... keep reading

Jr. coding club

Fri, Mar 1 | 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm @ Collaboratory

Are you an aspiring coder? Want to learn or improve your coding skills in a fun, hands-on way? Join us for some fun after-school coding with a variety of devices:Micro:bits  Recommended for... keep reading

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Paws 4 Stories

Sat, Mar 2 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm @ First floor program room

This event is full

Paws 4 Stories is a program for children aged 7 – 10. It is run in partnership with the St. John Ambulance therapy dog program. In this program, a certified, friendly therapy dog sits with a child to... keep reading

Tech for tots

Sat, Mar 2 | 11:15 am to 12:15 pm @ Second floor teen room

Play is important for child development. It contributes to physical, cognitive, social and emotional well-being and is the first practice we get at reasoning, problem solving and planning. Bring... keep reading

Family gaming

Sat, Mar 2 | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm @ Collaboratory

Spend time together, try new games and have fun! Open to youth of all ages and their families. No experience is required, and beginners are encouraged to attend!Nintendo Switch games:Mario Party... keep reading

Monday, March 4, 2024

Family drop in

Mon, Mar 4 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm @ First floor program room

Bring your toys and come meet new friends at this casual, non-programmed play time for families or those taking care of children under 5.... keep reading

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Bedtime storytime

Tue, Mar 5 | 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm @ Online via NVCL Zoom

There are 49 spots left out of 100

Get ready for bed with our virtual bedtime storytime! Put on your PJ's, bring your favourite stuffie and blankie and snuggle in for calming stories, songs and a kid-friendly meditation. This storytime... keep reading

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Toddler storytime

Wed, Mar 6 | 10:00 am to 10:30 am @ Children's department

Come join us for stories, fingerplays and songs. Our toddler storytime is based on simple concepts, repetition and movement. It is designed for kids ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers. Registration... keep reading

Collaboratory club

Wed, Mar 6 | 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm @ Collaboratory

Experiment with science and technology at our Collaboratory club! Each week we'll do experiments using Collaboratory technology and play video games. For youth ages 10 to 13.Access to technology... keep reading

Lego robotics

Wed, Mar 6 | 4:00 pm to 5:45 pm @ First floor program room

This event is full

Join us as we learn about robotics and coding using the Lego Robot Inventor kit and app. Build your own robot, then explore some basic coding concepts to bring your robot to life!This is a program for... keep reading

Read Along

Wed, Mar 6 | 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm @ Online via NVCL Zoom

There are 1 spots left out of 9

If you have a child in grades 2 to 5 who would benefit from extra reading practice, Read Along may be the program for you. Over six sessions, we pair reading buddies with teen mentors so buddies can... keep reading

Friday, March 8, 2024

Baby storytime

Fri, Mar 8 | 10:00 am to 10:30 am @ Children's department

Come have fun with your baby with stories, rhymes, tickles and bounces! This early literacy program is designed for babies up to 24 months old, and their caregivers.Registration for storytimes is no... keep reading

Baby storytime

Fri, Mar 8 | 10:45 am to 11:15 am @ Children's department

Come have fun with your baby with stories, rhymes, tickles and bounces! This early literacy program is designed for babies up to 24 months old, and their caregivers.Registration for storytimes is no... keep reading

Jr. coding club

Fri, Mar 8 | 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm @ Collaboratory

Are you an aspiring coder? Want to learn or improve your coding skills in a fun, hands-on way? Join us for some fun after-school coding with a variety of devices:Micro:bits  Recommended for... keep reading

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Paws 4 Stories

Sat, Mar 9 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm @ First floor program room

This event is full

Paws 4 Stories is a program for children aged 7 – 10. It is run in partnership with the St. John Ambulance therapy dog program. In this program, a certified, friendly therapy dog sits with a child to... keep reading

Tech for tots

Sat, Mar 9 | 11:15 am to 12:15 pm @ Second floor teen room

Play is important for child development. It contributes to physical, cognitive, social and emotional well-being and is the first practice we get at reasoning, problem solving and planning. Bring... keep reading

A celebration of Holi

Sat, Mar 9 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm @ Third floor program room

Celebrate the Festival of Colours at City Library! Join us March 9 for an afternoon of crafts and activities, and to learn about Holi's symbolism and traditions. Attendees will learn about Holi... keep reading

Family gaming

Sat, Mar 9 | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm @ Collaboratory

Spend time together, try new games and have fun! Open to youth of all ages and their families. No experience is required, and beginners are encouraged to attend!Nintendo Switch games:Mario Party... keep reading

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Bedtime storytime

Tue, Mar 12 | 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm @ Online via NVCL Zoom

There are 49 spots left out of 100

Get ready for bed with our virtual bedtime storytime! Put on your PJ's, bring your favourite stuffie and blankie and snuggle in for calming stories, songs and a kid-friendly meditation. This storytime... keep reading

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Toddler storytime

Wed, Mar 13 | 10:00 am to 10:30 am @ Children's department

Come join us for stories, fingerplays and songs. Our toddler storytime is based on simple concepts, repetition and movement. It is designed for kids ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers. Registration... keep reading

Storytime in Farsi شعر و داستان خوانی برای کودکان به فارسی

Wed, Mar 13 | 11:00 am to 11:30 am @ Children's department

به برنامه شعر و قصه خوانی به فارسی بپیوندید تا با هم اوقاتی شاد و آموزنده برای کودکانتان فراهم آوریم و زبان فارسی را تمرین کنیم.این برنامه برای کودکان پیش دبستانی طراحی شده است اما تمام کودکان می... keep reading

Collaboratory club

Wed, Mar 13 | 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm @ Collaboratory

Experiment with science and technology at our Collaboratory club! Each week we'll do experiments using Collaboratory technology and play video games. For youth ages 10 to 13.Access to technology... keep reading

Lego robotics

Wed, Mar 13 | 4:00 pm to 5:45 pm @ First floor program room

This event is full

Join us as we learn about robotics and coding using the Lego Robot Inventor kit and app. Build your own robot, then explore some basic coding concepts to bring your robot to life!This is a program for... keep reading

Friday, March 15, 2024

Baby storytime

Fri, Mar 15 | 10:00 am to 10:30 am @ Children's department

Come have fun with your baby with stories, rhymes, tickles and bounces! This early literacy program is designed for babies up to 24 months old, and their caregivers.Registration for storytimes is no... keep reading

Baby storytime

Fri, Mar 15 | 10:45 am to 11:15 am @ Children's department

Come have fun with your baby with stories, rhymes, tickles and bounces! This early literacy program is designed for babies up to 24 months old, and their caregivers.Registration for storytimes is no... keep reading

Jr. coding club

Fri, Mar 15 | 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm @ Collaboratory

Are you an aspiring coder? Want to learn or improve your coding skills in a fun, hands-on way? Join us for some fun after-school coding with a variety of devices:Micro:bits  Recommended for... keep reading

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Tech for tots

Sat, Mar 16 | 11:15 am to 12:15 pm @ Second floor teen room

Play is important for child development. It contributes to physical, cognitive, social and emotional well-being and is the first practice we get at reasoning, problem solving and planning. Bring... keep reading

Family gaming

Sat, Mar 16 | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm @ Collaboratory

Spend time together, try new games and have fun! Open to youth of all ages and their families. No experience is required, and beginners are encouraged to attend!Nintendo Switch games:Mario Party... keep reading

Monday, March 18, 2024

Let’s paint sea creatures!

Mon, Mar 18 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm @ First floor program room

There are 7 spots left out of 7

Registration for this program will open on March 1.In this hands-on art program we’ll be painting undersea creatures, cutting them out, and assembling them into a temporary mural. Participants are... keep reading

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Pokémon light-up paper circuits

Wed, Mar 20 | 10:30 am to 12:00 pm @ First floor program room

There are 12 spots left out of 12

Registration opens March 1.Join us for a hands-on STEAM craft session where children and their caregivers will work together to create light-up Pokémon characters. Those in grades 1 to 4 will learn... keep reading

Slime time!

Wed, Mar 20 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm @ First floor program room

There are 10 spots left out of 10

Registration opens on March 1It's time to get messy! You and your child will enjoy experimenting with different states of matter by creating a non-Newtonian fluid, also known as oobleck. In addition... keep reading

Indigenous storytelling: Raven traveling

Wed, Mar 20 | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm @ Third floor program room

Join Kung Jaadee, author and City Library’s inaugural storyteller in residence, for an evening of Coast Salish stories. Kung Jaadee will sing the Coast Salish anthem, tell Squamish tales and perform a... keep reading

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Build your own boba tea

Thu, Mar 21 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm @ First floor program room

There are 12 spots left out of 12

Registration opens March 1.Get creative in the kitchen and learn the simple steps required to make your own boba tea! Those in grades 4 to 7 will learn how to make this popular drink from scratch,... keep reading

Friday, March 22, 2024

Lego challenges

Fri, Mar 22 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm @ First floor program room

There are 7 spots left out of 7

Registration opens March 1It's time for some Lego fun! Join other builders for an exciting hour of Lego challenges and activities. For children in grades 1 – 4.Registration details:Please... keep reading

Lego challenges

Fri, Mar 22 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm @ First floor program room

There are 7 spots left out of 7

Registration opens March 1It's time for some Lego fun! Join other builders for an exciting hour of Lego challenges and activities. For children in grades 1 – 4. Children must be supervised by an... keep reading

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Tech for tots

Sat, Mar 23 | 11:15 am to 12:15 pm @ Second floor teen room

Play is important for child development. It contributes to physical, cognitive, social and emotional well-being and is the first practice we get at reasoning, problem solving and planning. Bring... keep reading

Family TASK party

Sat, Mar 23 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm @ First floor program room

Have fun with the whole family while tapping into your creative side at our Family TASK Party! The concept is simple: participants will pull a task at random from the TASK box and find creative ways... keep reading

Family gaming

Sat, Mar 23 | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm @ Collaboratory

Spend time together, try new games and have fun! Open to youth of all ages and their families. No experience is required, and beginners are encouraged to attend!Nintendo Switch games:Mario Party... keep reading

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Create a nature window

Wed, Mar 27 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm @ First floor program room

There are 15 spots left out of 15

Registration opens March 1. Join us for a fun afternoon of crafting! Make a unique floral catcher to take home. For children in grades 4 - 7. If you have any question or need to cancel,... keep reading

Collaboratory club

Wed, Mar 27 | 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm @ Collaboratory

Experiment with science and technology at our Collaboratory club! Each week we'll do experiments using Collaboratory technology and play video games. For youth ages 10 to 13.Access to technology... keep reading

Lego robotics

Wed, Mar 27 | 4:00 pm to 5:45 pm @ First floor program room

There are 4 spots left out of 8

Join us as we learn about robotics and coding using the Lego Robot Inventor kit and app. Build your own robot, then explore some basic coding concepts to bring your robot to life!This is a program for... keep reading

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Beginner bike mechanics

Thu, Mar 28 | 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm @ First floor program room

There are 7 spots left out of 7

Registration for this program opens March 1.In this hands-on introduction to bike mechanics, we will learn the names and functions of various bike parts. By the end of this workshop you will be able... keep reading

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Tech for tots

Sat, Mar 30 | 11:15 am to 12:15 pm @ Second floor teen room

Play is important for child development. It contributes to physical, cognitive, social and emotional well-being and is the first practice we get at reasoning, problem solving and planning. Bring... keep reading

Family gaming

Sat, Mar 30 | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm @ Collaboratory

Spend time together, try new games and have fun! Open to youth of all ages and their families. No experience is required, and beginners are encouraged to attend!Nintendo Switch games:Mario Party... keep reading

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Toddler storytime

Wed, Apr 3 | 10:00 am to 10:30 am @ Children's department

Come join us for stories, fingerplays and songs. Our toddler storytime is based on simple concepts, repetition and movement. It is designed for kids ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers. Registration... keep reading

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Indigenous storytelling: Raven traveling

Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

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