Reading & Literary

Explore book clubs, author readings & more.

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! Paws 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.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Did you know you can access exclusive e-magazines, e-audiobooks, and ebooks from RBdigital with your NVDPL card? Join us to learn how you can “read it your way” with the RBdigital app.

Learn how to set up your RBdigital account and how to find, checkout and download digital content to your tablet or mobile device. Bring your own device if you’d like to follow along!

Register online or at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.

Location:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
 
Thank you for your interest in attending this repeat presentation with author Stephen Hui. As of June 15, this program is now full and registration is closed. 
 
 
Join us for an evening with Stephen Hui, author of the all-new guidebook 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia, a comprehensive, authoritative guide for trekking in all seasons. 
 
Books will be available for sale at the talk.
 
This talk is presented with thanks to Greystone Books and the Canada Council for the Arts.
Location:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! Paws 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.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Working on your entry for the NVDPL teen writing contest? Curious about writing? Unsure of how to get started?

Join us for a special one-hour workshop with the North Shore Writers’ Association designed to help you get started with your creative writing.

Click here to register. 

Location:
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! Paws 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.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! Paws 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.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm