Reading & Literary

Explore book clubs, author readings & more.

Family Storytimes

Stories, rhymes and songs for the whole family! Children of all ages & families are invited to enjoy a Saturday morning of stories.

Drop-in, no registration required! 

Location:
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Register for Summer Reading Club! 

Drop by your local district library to register for this year's Summer Reading Club! 

Kids can visit our Motion Commotion page!

Teens can look forward to reading about Parallel Worlds!

Adults can challenge themselves, and discover something new!

There are prizes for all! Chat with your local branch for more information.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 9:00am
Come and share your favourite summer stories with Jo, the friendly black Labrador. 
 
Paw 4 Stories is a St. John Ambulance therapy dog community service program that is designed to assist in helping to improve reading skills of children. In this program, children have the opportunity to read to a friendly, certified therapy dog. Reading to a therapy dog can be motivating and especially beneficial for children who are hesitant or anxious about reading.
 
Recommended for children ages 7 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length -  children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each. 
 
Space is limited. Priority will be given to those who have not participated before.
 
Registration required. Call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175 or visit the Capilano Information Desk. 
Location:
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Summer StoryTales

Join us at Capilano Library for a half hour of songs, stories, rhymes and play to help develop early literacy in young children. For children aged 3-5 years. 

All storytimes are drop-in! No registration required. For more info, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

Location:
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

BabyTales

Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. Join us! For babies under 24 months old.

Drop-in, no registration required!

Location:
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Preschool Storytime Fun

Children aged 2-5 years are invited to join us for a morning of stories and rhymes!  

Drop-in, no registration required! For more information call 604-984-0286 ext. 8141.

Location:
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

BabyTales

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies! Recommended for babies under 24 months.  

Drop-in, no registration required! For more information call 604-984-0286 ext. 8141.

Location:
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Summer BabyTales

Join us at Capilano Library for a half hour of songs, stories, rhymes and play to help develop early literacy in young children. For children aged 0-2 years.

All storytimes are drop-in! No registration required. For more info, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

Location:
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Preschool Storytime Fun 

Children aged 2-5 years are invited to join us for a morning of stories and rhymes! 

Drop-in, no registration required!

Location:
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Family Storytimes

Stories, rhymes and songs for the whole family! Children of all ages & families are invited to enjoy a Saturday morning of stories.

Drop-in, no registration required! 

Location:
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Register for Summer Reading Club! 

Drop by your local district library to register for this year's Summer Reading Club! 

Kids can visit our Motion Commotion page!

Teens can look forward to reading about Parallel Worlds!

Adults can challenge themselves, and discover something new!

There are prizes for all! Chat with your local branch for more information.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 9:00am

Summer StoryTales

Join us at Capilano Library for a half hour of songs, stories, rhymes and play to help develop early literacy in young children. For children aged 3-5 years. 

All storytimes are drop-in! No registration required. For more info, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

Location:
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

BabyTales

Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. Join us! For babies under 24 months old.

Drop-in, no registration required!

Location:
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Preschool Storytime Fun

Children aged 2-5 years are invited to join us for a morning of stories and rhymes!  

Drop-in, no registration required! For more information call 604-984-0286 ext. 8141.

Location:
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

BabyTales

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies! Recommended for babies under 24 months.  

Drop-in, no registration required! For more information call 604-984-0286 ext. 8141.

Location:
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Summer BabyTales

Join us at Capilano Library for a half hour of songs, stories, rhymes and play to help develop early literacy in young children. For children aged 0-2 years.

All storytimes are drop-in! No registration required. For more info, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

Location:
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Preschool Storytime Fun 

Children aged 2-5 years are invited to join us for a morning of stories and rhymes! 

Drop-in, no registration required!

Location:
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Family Storytimes

Stories, rhymes and songs for the whole family! Children of all ages & families are invited to enjoy a Saturday morning of stories.

Drop-in, no registration required! 

Location:
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

BabyTales

Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. Join us! For babies under 24 months old.

Drop-in, no registration required!

Location:
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Preschool Storytime Fun

Children aged 2-5 years are invited to join us for a morning of stories and rhymes!  

Drop-in, no registration required! For more information call 604-984-0286 ext. 8141.

Location:
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Coffee Crawl

Going on vacation this summer? Take the Library with you! Join us for a coffee in Edgemont Village as we ‘coffee crawl’ around and talk about all of the amazing digital resources available to NVDPL cardholders.  

Ask us about our apps and websites and learn how to take the Library with you wherever you go! Come with your devices and get some one-on-one support. 

Wednesday, July 11 & Tuesday, August 21
2:00pm—3:00pm
Location: Delany’s Coffee House Edgemont 3099 Edgemont Blvd   

Tuesday, July 17 & Wednesday, August 8
2:00pm—3:00pm
Location: Starbucks Edgemont 3127 Edgemont Boulevard

No registration required

Location:
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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 is a reading mentoring program, it does not teach reading. 

Space is limited. Register at 604-984-0286, ext. 8141.
Maximum 12 children. Four 30 minute timeslots available on a first-come, first-serve basis.   

Location:
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

BabyTales

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies! Recommended for babies under 24 months.  

Drop-in, no registration required! For more information call 604-984-0286 ext. 8141.

Location:
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Preschool Storytime Fun 

Children aged 2-5 years are invited to join us for a morning of stories and rhymes! 

Drop-in, no registration required!

Location:
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Family Storytimes

Stories, rhymes and songs for the whole family! Children of all ages & families are invited to enjoy a Saturday morning of stories.

Drop-in, no registration required! 

Location:
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

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