Tweens community hub

Tween programs & events

Device petting zoo

Learn how to program a robot, cast a spell with a Harry Potter wand, or do screen-free coding with a marble maze at one of the library's device petting zoos. Try out new tech in a safe, fun environment with library staff. This regular program is ideal for children ages 6 to 13. Children 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Check upcoming device petting zoo dates on the calendar.

Minecraft open gaming

Whether you are new to Minecraft or have been playing for years, you can join us to build or battle every week in the Collaboratory. Children 10 and younger must be supervised by an adult caregiver. Check the calendar for upcoming dates.

iPad fun & games

Play popular co-op games like "Among Us" and "Death Squared" with friends in this weekly program in the Collaboratory. This program is ideal for kids ages 12 and older. Check the calendar for upcoming dates.

Read, watch, listen

Specially curated selections from our librarians

Regularly updated lists of books, magazines and movies organized by theme. These include physical items you can borrow from the library and digital items you can enjoy on your devices at home or on the go. Click on a book to learn more or choose your preferred format.

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Community resources for tweens

Tween drop-in spaces at NVRC

NVRC provides great ways for youth to be active, learn new things and connect with others through various drop-in activities at youth centres, registered programs, drop-in sports and volunteering opportunities.

Delbrook Youth Centre

851 West Queens Road
North Vancouver, BC V7N 4C2

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John Braithwaite Youth Centre

145 West 1st St.
North Vancouver, BC V7M 1B1

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North Shore Neighbourhood House

Looking to connect with a youth outreach worker? Check the NSNH Instagram feed to send a message.

Kids Help Phone

A free call-in line open 24/7 for e-mental health service and confidential support to young people. This service is available in English and French.

Youth outreach at Capilano Community Services

Youth Outreach Workers hold regular school office hours, host weekly lunch-and-learn groups, and participate in a variety of school events and activities. Anyone can refer a youth to see a Youth Outreach Worker, including parents, teachers, health and social service agencies and youth themselves. Students can meet a Youth Outreach Worker at school or in the community.

Crafts at North Vancouver City Library

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