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Monday, February 6, 2023

English conversation circles for community connection

Mon, Feb 6 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm @ Online via Impact North Shore Zoom

Are you new to Canada? Do you want to improve your English? Join us in this instructor-led group, where you will meet other newcomers and volunteers from the community, and practice your English in... keep reading

Monday seniors' device clinic - session 1

Mon, Feb 6 | 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm @ Collaboratory

This event is full

Need help with your device? Register for a small group device clinic with TechConnect staff. Bring your own device (e.g. mobile phone, tablet or e-reader) and your technology questions. If you... keep reading

Monday seniors' device clinic - session 2

Mon, Feb 6 | 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm @ Collaboratory

This event is full

Need help with your device? Register for a small group device clinic with TechConnect staff. Bring your own device (e.g. mobile phone, tablet or e-reader) and your technology questions. If you... keep reading

Teen open space

Mon, Feb 6 | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm @ Second floor teen room

Drop in and hang out with friends, work on homework, read or use the computers or Wi-Fi on your device. Teen open space is every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 to 5 p.m. on... keep reading

Writing Support with Capilano University

Mon, Feb 6 | 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm @ Collaboratory

Have an essay you need some feedback on? Looking for assistance with drafting your résumé and cover letter? Confounded by a grammar problem? Visit the Collaboratory on Monday evenings this Spring... keep reading

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

English conversation circles for the workplace

Tue, Feb 7 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm @ Third floor program room

Are you new to Canada? Do you want to improve your workplace English skills?   Join us in this instructor-led group, where you will meet other newcomers and volunteers from the community and... keep reading

Teen open space

Tue, Feb 7 | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm @ Second floor teen room

Drop in and hang out with friends, work on homework, read or use the computers or Wi-Fi on your device. Teen open space is every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 to 5 p.m. on... keep reading

Scratch 100 with Koala Kode

Tue, Feb 7 | 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm @ Collaboratory

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Join Koala Kode for an introduction to coding for kids! This workshop takes place over four Tuesdays from Jan. 17 to Feb. 7, and is for children in grades 1 – 4. Scratch 100 will combine basic... keep reading

Hue stop motion animation movie making

Tue, Feb 7 | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm @ First floor program room

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Calling all aspiring film makers! Are you interested in learning how to make movies, or do stop motion animation? Join us for this introductory workshop. Participants will work in small groups to: ... keep reading

Bedtime storytime

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

There are 77 spots left out of 100

Get ready for bed with our bedtime storytime! Put your pj's, bring a stuffie and snuggle in for calming stories, songs and kid-friendly meditations. This storytime is designed for preschool and... keep reading

English Corner (in-person)

Tue, Feb 7 | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm @ Third floor program room

Practice conversation, improve your vocabulary, discuss interesting topics and make new friends. English Corner meets in person every Tuesday, excluding public holidays. This group is facilitated by... keep reading

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Toddler Storytime

Wed, Feb 8 | 10:00 am to 10:30 am @ Children's department

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

Wednesday device clinic

Wed, Feb 8 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm @ Collaboratory

Need help with your device? Register for a small group device clinic with TechConnect staff. Bring you own device (e.g. mobile phone, tablet or e-reader) and your technology questions. You can also... keep reading

English conversation circles for community connection

Wed, Feb 8 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm @ Online via Impact North Shore Zoom

Are you new to Canada? Do you want to improve your English? Join us in this instructor-led group, where you will meet other newcomers and volunteers from the community, and practice your English in... keep reading

Teen open space

Wed, Feb 8 | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm @ Second floor teen room

Drop in and hang out with friends, work on homework, read or use the computers or Wi-Fi on your device. Teen open space is every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 to 5 p.m. on... keep reading

Collaboratory club

Wed, Feb 8 | 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm @ Collaboratory

Experiment with science and technology at our Collaboratory club! Each week we'll spend time doing experiments, using Collaboratory technology, and playing video games. For youth ages 10 to 13. ... keep reading

Read Along

Wed, Feb 8 | 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm @ Online via NVCL Zoom

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For those in grades 2 – 5. If you have a child who would benefit from extra reading with an encouraging mentor, Read Along might be right for you! Teen volunteers are paired with reading buddies in... keep reading

LEGO robotics regular session 1

Wed, Feb 8 | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm @ First floor program room

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Please note: Participants must attend LEGO robotics introduction (Jan. 11, 18, & 25) before attending a regular session. Participants can then attend EITHER LEGO robotics regular session 1 (Feb... keep reading

Poetry date night: Journal jot to poetic response

Wed, Feb 8 | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm @ Third floor program room

There are 8 spots left out of 25

In collaboration with the North Shore Writers Association, the Writing with Writers series returns in 2023 with a Valentine's Day themed poetry workshop. Local author Joan Boxall will guide writers... keep reading

Thursday, February 9, 2023

English conversation circles for the workplace

Thu, Feb 9 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm @ Third floor program room

Are you new to Canada? Do you want to improve your workplace English skills?   Join us in this instructor-led group, where you will meet other newcomers and volunteers from the community and... keep reading

Thursday device clinic

Thu, Feb 9 | 1:45 pm to 2:45 pm @ Collaboratory

Need help with your device? Register for a small group device clinic with TechConnect staff. Bring you own device (e.g. mobile phone, tablet or e-reader) and your technology questions. You can also... keep reading

Teen open space

Thu, Feb 9 | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm @ Second floor teen room

Drop in and hang out with friends, work on homework, read or use the computers or Wi-Fi on your device. Teen open space is every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 to 5 p.m. on... keep reading

Teen open gaming

Thu, Feb 9 | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm @ Second floor teen room

This is a program for teens in grades 7 to 12. Drop in to The Room and play your favourite E or T-rated Switch or PS4 game. ... keep reading

VR Robotics 101 with Koala Kode

Thu, Feb 9 | 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm @ Collaboratory

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Join Koala Kode for an introduction to coding for kids! This workshop takes place over four Thursdays from Jan. 19 to Feb. 9, and is for children in grades 4 – 7. VR Robotics 101 will teach... keep reading

Introduction to Google and the internet

Thu, Feb 9 | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm @ Collaboratory

This session provides an overview of the internet, browsers, search engines (featuring Google), and a tour of the Library's website. Search strategies and tips will be a focus, along with advice for... keep reading

Friday, February 10, 2023

Friday open door community hub

Fri, Feb 10 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm @ Third floor program room

The open door community hub is open twice weekly for fellowship and light refreshments. An outreach worker will be available during every hub to connect visitors with services on the North Shore. Free... keep reading

MS Office learn & practice

Fri, Feb 10 | 9:30 am to 11:00 am @ Collaboratory

There are 10 spots left out of 12

Knowledge of Microsoft Office is consistently in the top five requirements in job postings. Want to learn MS Office's most popular applications, Word and Excel? In these hands-on practice... keep reading

Baby storytime

Fri, Feb 10 | 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... keep reading

Baby storytime

Fri, Feb 10 | 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... keep reading

English corner (virtual)—February 2023

Fri, Feb 10 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm @ Online via NVCL Zoom

There are 18 spots left out of 35

Practice conversation, improve your vocabulary, discuss interesting topics and make new friends. English Corner meets online every Friday, excluding public holidays. This group is facilitated by the... keep reading

Newcomer information session in Farsi جلسه توجیهی برای مهاجرین تازه وارد به زبان فارسی

Fri, Feb 10 | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm @ Online via Impact North Shore zoom

If you are a newcomer to Canada, this virtual orientation will help you understand and connect to services in Canada and on the North Shore. This program is government sponsored and is... keep reading

Teen open space

Fri, Feb 10 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm @ Second floor teen room

Drop in and hang out with friends, work on homework, read or use the computers or Wi-Fi on your device. Teen open space is every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 to 5 p.m. on... keep reading

Beginner English Corner (in-person)

Fri, Feb 10 | 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm @ Third floor program room

Practice everyday English, improve your grammar, increase your vocabulary, discuss interesting topics and make new friends. This program is designed for beginners and meets in person every Friday,... keep reading

Jr. Collaboratory explorers

Fri, Feb 10 | 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm @ Collaboratory

Try out some fun devices at the Jr. Collaboratory explorers, a drop-in program for youth ages 6 – 10 and their parents and guardians.  Each week we will pull out our Collaboratory devices for... keep reading

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Mandarin family storytime

Sat, Feb 11 | 10:00 am to 10:30 am @ First floor program room

Join us for a five-week storytime series featuring stories, songs and rhymes in Mandarin and English! For ages 2 – 5 and caregivers. Fluency in Mandarin is not required. 诚邀您们来参加为期五星期的国语故事时间... keep reading

Paws 4 Stories

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

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Paws for stories is a program for children aged 7 – 10. It is run in partnership with the St. John's Ambulance Therapy Dog Program. In this program, a certified, friendly therapy dog sits with a child... keep reading

Tech for tots

Sat, Feb 11 | 11:15 am to 12:15 pm @ Collaboratory

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

Iranian documentary series with PELAN

Sat, Feb 11 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm @ Third floor program room

Join us as we host a monthly Iranian documentary series with PELAN. This series features works about Iranians, made by independent Iranian and non-Iranian documentarians, and begins by focusing on... keep reading

Family gaming

Sat, Feb 11 | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm @ Collaboratory

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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... keep reading

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Sunday open door community hub

Sun, Feb 12 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm @ Third floor program room

The open door community hub is open twice weekly for fellowship and light refreshments. An outreach worker will be available during every hub to connect visitors with services across the North Shore.... keep reading

Open gaming: Minecraft

Sun, Feb 12 | 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm @ Collaboratory

Minecraft is educational, fun, and has been popular for years! Whether you are new to Minecraft or have been playing for years, you can join us to build or battle. No registration required. Our... keep reading

North Shore knitters

Sun, Feb 12 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm @ First floor program room

Join us at the library for an afternoon of knitting and socializing! North Shore knitters is a social group of knitters, crocheters and other fibre crafters. Join us for a friendly time of skill... keep reading

Monday, February 13, 2023

English conversation circles for community connection

Mon, Feb 13 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm @ Online via Impact North Shore Zoom

Are you new to Canada? Do you want to improve your English? Join us in this instructor-led group, where you will meet other newcomers and volunteers from the community, and practice your English in... keep reading

Monday seniors' device clinic - session 1

Mon, Feb 13 | 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm @ Collaboratory

There are 1 spots left out of 4

Need help with your device? Register for a small group device clinic with TechConnect staff. Bring your own device (e.g. mobile phone, tablet or e-reader) and your technology questions. If you... keep reading

Monday seniors' device clinic - session 2

Mon, Feb 13 | 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm @ Collaboratory

There are 4 spots left out of 4

Need help with your device? Register for a small group device clinic with TechConnect staff. Bring your own device (e.g. mobile phone, tablet or e-reader) and your technology questions. If you... keep reading

Teen open space

Mon, Feb 13 | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm @ Second floor teen room

Drop in and hang out with friends, work on homework, read or use the computers or Wi-Fi on your device. Teen open space is every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 to 5 p.m. on... keep reading

Writing Support with Capilano University

Mon, Feb 13 | 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm @ Collaboratory

Have an essay you need some feedback on? Looking for assistance with drafting your résumé and cover letter? Confounded by a grammar problem? Visit the Collaboratory on Monday evenings this Spring... keep reading

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Seniors' Gathering

Tue, Feb 14 | 10:00 am to 11:30 am @ Third floor program room

There are 8 spots left out of 25

Gather with fellow seniors at the library, share some stories and enjoy some light refreshments. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month on the 3rd floor at the library.  Drop... keep reading

English conversation circles for the workplace

Tue, Feb 14 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm @ Third floor program room

Are you new to Canada? Do you want to improve your workplace English skills?   Join us in this instructor-led group, where you will meet other newcomers and volunteers from the community and... keep reading

Teen open space

Tue, Feb 14 | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm @ Second floor teen room

Drop in and hang out with friends, work on homework, read or use the computers or Wi-Fi on your device. Teen open space is every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 to 5 p.m. on... keep reading

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