Being Creative

Explore your creativity!

Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!

Join us as we discuss the cookbooks by Whitewater Cooks, by Shelley Adams. The cookbooks are available at Capilano Library for you to photocopy— just ask at the Information Desk!

Get together with your fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better?

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations!


Drop in! No registration required. For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.  

Location:
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join local resident Wayne Smith for some casual Barber-Shop style singing. Wayne will provide lyrics and music for popular songs, mostly from the 40s and 50s, and will provide piano accompaniment.

Free. No registration required. For more info, call 604-929-3727 ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join us as we celebrate Canada History Week (July 1-7) and celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary throughout 2017 by tracing your roots! 

Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using Ancestry.ca Library Edition and other genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.

Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.

Register online by clicking REGISTER above or at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144. 

This program is also taking place at: 
  • Capilano Library 
    Tuesday, June 27 |  10:30am-11:30am and Wednesday, August 16 | 2:30pm-3:30pm 
  • Parkgate Library
    Wednesday, July 5 | 10:30am-11:30am and Tuesday, August 22 | 2:30pm-3:30pm 
Location:
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Andrea Winterbottom, a certified Hatha yoga teacher and North Shore Writers Association executive member will lead you through a series of Pranayama (breathing) and asanas (yoga postures) to open channels that allows creativity to flow. Awaken your muse and enjoy writing to prompts that will prompt writing from within your core.

This is a monthly program that runs the first Tuesday of each month. Please note there is no session on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. 

Andrea P.L. Winterbottom digs in the sandbox of her childhood for truth, meaning and marbles. She coordinates a meals program for seniors and teaches Brain Fitness and Hatha yoga in the community. Andrea was shortlisted as a non-fiction
finalist for the B.C. Federation of Writers.

Free. Registration required. Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join us as we celebrate Canada History Week (July 1-7) and celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary throughout 2017 by tracing your roots! 

Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using Ancestry.ca Library Edition and other genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.

Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.

Register online by clicking REGISTER above or at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. 

This program is also taking place at: 
  • Capilano Library 
    Tuesday, June 27 | 10:30am-11:30am and Wednesday, August 16 | 2:30pm-3:30pm
  • Lynn Valley Library 
    Tuesday, July 4 | 2:30pm-3:30pm & Tuesday, August 15 | 2:30pm-3:30pm 
Location:
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Join Elise Roberts and Treasure Box Puppet Theatre for “The Adventures of Cheetwood the Bear”.

Set in the past on Mount Seymour, “The Adventures of Cheetwood the Bear” is an interactive puppet show that helps children learn about the natural diet and behaviour of  bears and the importance of preventing them from entering our community.  After the show, enjoy a scavenger hunt outside the Heritage Centre that will help children learn to be bear aware. For ages 4-8 but younger siblings are welcome! 

This event takes place at the Mount Seymour Heritage Centre, in partnership with the North Vancouver District Public Library and North Shore Celtic Ensemble.

Location: Mount Seymour Heritage Centre | 1620 Mount Seymour Road
The Heritage Centre is located at 1620 Mount Seymour Rd. (house on NE corner of Indian River Dr. / Mount Seymour Rd.) , turn right at wooden sign / yellow gate 1610 MSR, past the Provincial Park sign.

Space is limited! Please register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 or at Parkgate Library.
Location:
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes! 

Get together with fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we’ll select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick recipes you’d like to try out.  At the meeting, you’ll share your experience with the recipe!

This month we’re discussing recipes from Ina Garten’s Make it Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook. The cookbook will be kept at the Information desk  for you to photocopy the recipes you’d like to try-just ask staff at the Information desk.  All are welcome to join us for this drop-in Club-there’s no registration required. 

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations!


No registration required. Drop in! For more information contact Jean at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166

Location:
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Join local resident Wayne Smith for some casual Barber-Shop style singing. Wayne will provide lyrics and music for popular songs, mostly from the 40s and 50s, and will provide piano accompaniment.

Free. No registration required. For more info, call 604-929-3727 ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join us as we celebrate Canada History Week (July 1-7) and celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary throughout 2017 by tracing your roots! 

Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using Ancestry.ca Library Edition and other genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.

Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.

Register online by clicking REGISTER above or at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144. 

This program is also taking place at: 
  • Capilano Library 
    Tuesday, June 27 |  10:30am-11:30am and Wednesday, August 16 | 2:30pm-3:30pm 
  • Parkgate Library
    Wednesday, July 5 | 10:30am-11:30am and Tuesday, August 22 | 2:30pm-3:30pm 
Location:
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join us as we celebrate Canada History Week (July 1-7) and celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary throughout 2017 by tracing your roots! 

Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using Ancestry.ca Library Edition and other genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.

Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.

Register online by clicking REGISTER above or at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. 

This program is also taking place at: 
  • Capilano Library 
    Tuesday, June 27 | 10:30am-11:30am and Wednesday, August 16 | 2:30pm-3:30pm
  • Lynn Valley Library 
    Tuesday, July 4 | 2:30pm-3:30pm & Tuesday, August 15 | 2:30pm-3:30pm 
Location:
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Join local resident Wayne Smith for some casual Barber-Shop style singing. Wayne will provide lyrics and music for popular songs, mostly from the 40s and 50s, and will provide piano accompaniment.

Free. No registration required. For more info, call 604-929-3727 ext. 8166.

Location:
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!

The cookbooks are available at Capilano Library for you to photocopy— just ask at the Information Desk!

Get together with your fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test!  Every month we select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better?

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations!

No registration required. This group meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday of each month.  For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join local resident Wayne Smith for some casual Barber-Shop style singing. Wayne will provide lyrics and music for popular songs, mostly from the 40s and 50s, and will provide piano accompaniment.

Free. No registration required. For more info, call 604-929-3727 ext. 8166.

Location:
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!

The cookbooks are available at Capilano Library for you to photocopy— just ask at the Information Desk!

Get together with your fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better?

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations!

No registration required. This group meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday of each month. For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!

The cookbooks are available at Capilano Library for you to photocopy— just ask at the Information Desk!

Get together with your fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better?

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations!

This group meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

No registration required. For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!

The cookbooks are available at Capilano Library for you to photocopy— just ask at the Information Desk! Get together with your fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better?

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations!

This group meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

No registration required. For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!

The cookbooks are available at Capilano Library for you to photocopy— just ask at the Information Desk.

Get together with your fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better?

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations.

This group meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

No registration required. For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!

The cookbooks are available at Capilano Library for you to photocopy— just ask at the Information Desk.

Get together with your fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better?

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations.

This group meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

No registration required. For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!

The cookbooks are available at Capilano Library for you to photocopy— just ask at the Information Desk. Get together with your fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better?

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations.

This group meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

No registration required. For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!

The cookbooks are available at Capilano Library for you to photocopy— just ask at the Information Desk.

Get together with your fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better?

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations.

This group meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

No registration required. For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!

The cookbooks are available at Capilano Library for you to photocopy— just ask at the Information Desk.

Get together with your fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test! Every month we select a new cookbook from the NVDPL collection and you pick the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better?

Upload your pictures to Instagram with #NVDPLCookBookClub, or bring a device with pictures to show off your lovely creations.

This group meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday of each month. No registration required. For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm