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Saturday, November 26, 2022

Crafternoon: The future

Sat, Nov 26 | 11:00 am to 1:00 pm @ Third floor program room

Crafternoons are back at NVCL! Join us for a fun, creative upcycling workshop led by local crafter and upcycler extraordinaire Denise Corcoran. Use your imagination and create futuristic artwork... keep reading

Iranian documentary series with PELAN

Sat, Nov 26 | 11:00 am to 1:00 pm @ Second floor teen room

There are 20 spots left out of 30

Join us as we host a monthly Iranian documentary series with PELAN. Each month we will screen a documentary film about Iranians, made by independent Iranian or non-Iranian documentarians. We will... keep reading

Tech for tots

Sat, Nov 26 | 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

Children's literary program in Farsi برنامه ادبی برای کودکان به فارسی

Sat, Nov 26 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm @ First floor program room

This event is full

This is a children's literary program in Farsi for grades 1 – 4. Participants must attend all four sessions (Nov. 19, 26, Dec. 3, 10). به برنامه ادبی کودکان به زبان فارسی خوش آمدید. در این سری... keep reading

Switch Kids and Family Gaming

Sat, Nov 26 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm @ Third floor program room

This event is full

Join us for an afternoon of family gaming fun!  Open to kids age 10 and under and their families. This will be an open afternoon of Switch Gaming featuring:  Super Mario Party ... keep reading

Family Gaming

Cancelled

Spend time together, try new games, and have fun! Open to youth of all ages and their families. Video games aren't just for kids — playing games together can be a great way for family members of... keep reading

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Sunday open door community hub

Sun, Nov 27 | 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

Sunday open gaming: Minecraft

Sun, Nov 27 | 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm @ Collaboratory

There are 9 spots left out of 12

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. Check in at the third floor desk... keep reading

Monday, November 28, 2022

Monday seniors' device clinic - Session 1

Mon, Nov 28 | 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, Nov 28 | 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, Nov 28 | 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, Nov 28 | 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 starting in... keep reading

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Teen open space

Tue, Nov 29 | 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

VR Robotics 100 with Koala Kode

Tue, Nov 29 | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm @ Collaboratory

This event is full

Join Koala Kode for an introduction to coding for kids! This workshop takes place over six Tuesdays from Nov. 8 to Dec. 13, and is for children in grades 1 – 4. VR Robotics 100 will teach students... keep reading

Persian Book Club باشگاه کتابخوانی فارسی

Tue, Nov 29 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm @ Online via NVCL Zoom

There are 24 spots left out of 25

Join us to discuss "Ensan dar jostojuyeh maana" by Victor Emil Frankl over Zoom in Farsi.  Everyone is welcome. Registration is required by Nov. 29, 5 p.m. The Zoom link will be emailed... keep reading

Bedtime storytime

Tue, Nov 29 | 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm @ Online via NVCL Zoom

There are 42 spots left out of 100

Get ready for bed with our bedtime storytime! Put on your pj's, bring a stuffy 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, Nov 29 | 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

Teen coding club

Tue, Nov 29 | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm @ Collaboratory

There are 3 spots left out of 12

This is a program for teens in grades 8 to 12. Are you interested in computer science? Whether you want to learn your first programming language or advanced algorithms for coding contests, join... keep reading

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Toddler storytime

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

Come join for 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

Teen open space

Wed, Nov 30 | 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, Nov 30 | 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm @ Collaboratory

There are 3 spots left out of 12

Experiment with science and technology at our after school Collaboratory Club! Each week we'll spend time doing experiments or using collaboratory technology. Extra time during this casual program... keep reading

LEGO robotics part 2: Session 3

Wed, Nov 30 | 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm @ First floor program room

This event is full

Please note: This is part 2 of 2. Participants must take part 1 before taking part 2. LEGO robotics part 2 is given three times. Participants will take EITHER session 1 (Oct. 26 & Nov. 2)... keep reading

Adult book club: "Midnight's Children"

Wed, Nov 30 | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm @ Online OR in person at NVCL

There are 5 spots left out of 35

Join fellow community members for a virtual discussion of Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie.  Participants can attend the session either in person at the library, or via Zoom.  ... keep reading

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Thursday device clinic

Thu, Dec 1 | 1:45 pm to 2:45 pm @ Collaboratory

There are 2 spots left out of 4

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, Dec 1 | 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, Dec 1 | 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

Circuit Boards 100 with Koala Kode

Thu, Dec 1 | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm @ Collaboratory

This event is full

Join Koala Kode for an introduction to coding for kids! This workshop takes place on Thursdays from Nov. 10 to Dec. 15. This is a program for youth in grades 5 to 8. Circuit Boards 100 will use the... keep reading

North Shore knitters

Thu, Dec 1 | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm @ First floor program room

There are 10 spots left out of 15

On the first and third Thursday of each month, join us at the library for an evening of knitting! North Shore knitters is a social, non-instructional adult group of knitters and other fibre... keep reading

Introduction to streaming services

Thu, Dec 1 | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm @ Collaboratory

There are 49 spots left out of 50

Streaming is fast becoming the go-to method for accessing online content, including movies, TV shows, music and even software. In this class we'll cover streaming pros and cons, safety tips and... keep reading

Friday, December 2, 2022

Friday open door community hub

Fri, Dec 2 | 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

Friday device clinic

Fri, Dec 2 | 9:45 am to 11:00 am @ 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 you own device (e.g. mobile phone, tablet or e-reader) and your technology questions. You can also... keep reading

Baby storytime

Fri, Dec 2 | 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, Dec 2 | 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

Chapter Chat book club

Fri, Dec 2 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm @ 2nd Floor - Don Preston Board Room

There are 6 spots left out of 6

Chapter Chat book club is for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We will meet twice a month to talk about what participants have been reading. Anyone can participate, whatever... keep reading

English Corner (virtual) - December 2022

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

There are 24 spots left out of 25

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

Teen open space

Fri, Dec 2 | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm @ The Room on the 2nd floor

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 after school from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3 to... keep reading

Beginner English Corner (in-person)

Fri, Dec 2 | 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, Dec 2 | 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, December 3, 2022

Sat, Dec 3 | 6:00 am to 6:15 am

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Beginner crochet: family workshop

Sat, Dec 3 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am @ First floor program room

There are 6 spots left out of 12

Learn the basics of crochet and crochet your own bracelet at our two-part beginner workshop for kids! Crochet bracelets introduce three basic stitches, and are perfect for beginners. Caregivers and... keep reading

Tech for tots

Sat, Dec 3 | 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

Children's literary program in Farsi برنامه ادبی برای کودکان به فارسی

Sat, Dec 3 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm @ First floor program room

This event is full

This is a children's literary program in Farsi for grades 1 – 4. Participants must attend all four sessions (Nov. 19, 26, Dec. 3, 10). به برنامه ادبی کودکان به زبان فارسی خوش آمدید. در این سری... keep reading

Video game creation with RPG Maker MZ

Sat, Dec 3 | 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm @ Collaboratory

There are 10 spots left out of 12

Are you interested in making your own video game? New to coding and graphic design? Learn how to get started with the all-in-one game making tool, RPG Maker MZ. Participants will learn how to... keep reading

Sunday, December 4, 2022

Sun, Dec 4 | 6:00 am to 6:15 am

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Sunday open door community hub

Sun, Dec 4 | 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

Sunday open gaming: Minecraft

Sun, Dec 4 | 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm @ Collaboratory

There are 8 spots left out of 12

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. Check in at the third floor desk... keep reading

Monday, December 5, 2022

Mon, Dec 5 | 6:00 am to 6:15 am

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Monday seniors' device clinic - Session 1

Mon, Dec 5 | 1:30 pm to 2:30 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

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

Mon, Dec 5 | 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 and your family understand and connect to services available in Canada and on the North Shore. Registration is required by... keep reading

Monday seniors' device clinic - Session 2

Mon, Dec 5 | 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

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