Reading & Literary

Explore book clubs, author readings & more.

PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program does not teach reading, and is a reading mentoring program.

Space is limited. Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. 

 Maximum 8 children. 4 timeslots available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Location:
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Who says Monday mornings can’t be fun? Are you looking to join a book club but don’t know where to start? Join us for Monday Morning Book Club!

NEXT MEETING:

Lynn Valley Library
Next Meeting: Monday, October 16 | 10:00am—11:00am 
No registration required. Drop in! 

Upcoming Books: 

Monday, October 16 - Medicine Walk, by Richard Wagamese

Monday, November 20 - Sisters Brothers, by Patrick deWitt

Please have read the book before the meeting.

Whether you are well-seasoned in Book Clubs or have never been in one, we invite you to participate in our Monday Morning Book Club at Lynn Valley Library. We’ll supply the books; you just have to show up ready for a good discussion. This will be a group-led Book Club. The Library will help you get started and give you some guidance. Then, we'll supply the Library space and be available if you need any support.

For further information or to sign-up for meeting reminders, contact David: milnerd@nvdpl.ca

Location:
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program does not teach reading, and is a reading mentoring program.

Space is limited. Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. 

 Maximum 8 children. 4 timeslots available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Location:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program does not teach reading, and is a reading mentoring program.

Space is limited. Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. 

 Maximum 8 children. 4 timeslots available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Location:
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Do you have a story to tell?

Join Dhana for a presentation on personal writing as a journey of self-discovery. It will be your chance to listen, learn, and ask about how she found the art of memoir and personal essay writing, the healing power of writing, and the things she did right and the things she did wrong along the way.

Author Biography: Dhana studied creative non-fiction at The Writers Studio at Simon Fraser University. Her memoir, These Little Earthquakes, chronicles the decade she spent living in the seamy underbelly of Japan during the 1990’s, and her decision to marry a Japanese yakuza. Her stories have won several prizes and been published in numerous anthologies. Dhana resides in North Vancouver, BC with her husband, two girls, a cat and a dog. She hopes that her writing may one day land her in a place where her coconut oil stays liquid, at least during the day.

Location:
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program does not teach reading, and is a reading mentoring program.

Space is limited. Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. 

 Maximum 8 children. 4 timeslots available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Location:
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

As life becomes more hectic with school or work, it can be difficult to find time to write. Instead we tell ourselves we will wait until there is a better time - but there will never be a better time! Everybody has dreams but what will distinguish you from the rest of the crowd is that if you want it more then you will stay up later or wake up earlier to get it done.

I’ve barely started on this journey myself, just finishing my first novel Kingdom of Sand, but join me for an afternoon and I will tell you all about my struggles and achievements. While reading is a solitary activity, the community behind literature is vast and welcoming. Nanowrimo (National Novel Writing Month) is a chance for millions of people around the world to share in their love of story while encouraging everyone to reach their goal of fifty thousand words in one month!

So, take a break from the keyboard, turn that editing brain off, and relax with like minded individuals all sharing the same fear of the blank screen.

Location:
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Who says Monday mornings can’t be fun? Are you looking to join a book club but don’t know where to start? Join us for Monday Morning Book Club!

NEXT MEETING:

Lynn Valley Library
Next Meeting: Monday, October 16 | 10:00am—11:00am 
No registration required. Drop in! 

Upcoming Books: 

Monday, October 16 - Medicine Walk, by Richard Wagamese

Monday, November 20 - Sisters Brothers, by Patrick deWitt

Please have read the book before the meeting.

Whether you are well-seasoned in Book Clubs or have never been in one, we invite you to participate in our Monday Morning Book Club at Lynn Valley Library. We’ll supply the books; you just have to show up ready for a good discussion. This will be a group-led Book Club. The Library will help you get started and give you some guidance. Then, we'll supply the Library space and be available if you need any support.

For further information or to sign-up for meeting reminders, contact David: milnerd@nvdpl.ca

Location:
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program does not teach reading, and is a reading mentoring program.

Space is limited. Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. 

 Maximum 8 children. 4 timeslots available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Location:
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program does not teach reading, and is a reading mentoring program.

Space is limited. Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. 

 Maximum 8 children. 4 timeslots available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Location:
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 to be placed on the waitlist. 
 
 
Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program. A chance for intergenerational connection, learning, and fun! 
 
Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)
Fridays, September 29-December 1 | 1:45pm-2:30pm
 
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together.
 
Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.
 
Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.
Location:
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 1:45pm to 2:30pm

Who says Monday mornings can’t be fun? Are you looking to join a book club but don’t know where to start? Join us for Monday Morning Book Club!

NEXT MEETING:

Lynn Valley Library
Next Meeting: Monday, October 16 | 10:00am—11:00am 
No registration required. Drop in! 

Upcoming Books: 

Monday, October 16 - Medicine Walk, by Richard Wagamese

Monday, November 20 - Sisters Brothers, by Patrick deWitt

Please have read the book before the meeting.

Whether you are well-seasoned in Book Clubs or have never been in one, we invite you to participate in our Monday Morning Book Club at Lynn Valley Library. We’ll supply the books; you just have to show up ready for a good discussion. This will be a group-led Book Club. The Library will help you get started and give you some guidance. Then, we'll supply the Library space and be available if you need any support.

For further information or to sign-up for meeting reminders, contact David: milnerd@nvdpl.ca

Location:
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am