Being Creative

Explore your creativity!

Film and theatre enthusiasts of all levels, welcome to the NVDPL Acting Circle.

Are you an actor rehearsing a new piece, an acting student working on a project, a writer wanting to test out your work with your peers, or a non-actor looking to have some fun while increasing your comfort with public speaking? All are welcome to drop in and come together to celebrate the art of performing. Bring in material you are interested in or select from our provided material to work and play together in a supportive and constructive environment.

 

Registration is optional. Drop-ins are welcome, but space is limited. Register online or call 604-984-0286, ext. 8139 for more information.

This event takes place in StoryLab on the 2nd floor of Lynn Valley Library.

 

We're moving to a new events platform!

To register for this program, please visit: https://nvdpl.events.mylibrary.digital/series?si=73585&sn=

 

Location:
Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Location:
Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Knit Night is welcoming needle workers of all kinds!
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at Parkgate Library for a friendly evening of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits.
 
No registration required. This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Parkgate Library.
 
For more information, call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 or email myhillm@nvdpl.ca 
Location:
Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Pins & Needles welcomes needle workers of all kinds! 
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at the Library for a friendly session of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting, or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits. 
 
 
Registration is optional. Drop-ins welcome! For more information, call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or email info@nvdpl.ca.
 
This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge at Lynn Valley Library.
 

We're moving to a new events platform!

To register for this program, please visit: https://nvdpl.events.mylibrary.digital/series?si=73126&sn=

 

Location:
Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Improve your painting!

Join other artists as they make positive and constructive suggestions about “works in progress,” one painting at a time. 

All artists are welcome to attend this respectful and moderated discussion. Bring one of your paintings. Pre-registration is optional.

These monthly meetings take place on the last Wednesday of each month, from January to June, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., in the Children's Program Room on the ground floor at Lynn Valley Library.

The public program is sponsored by the North Shore Artists’ Guild.   nsartists.ca

 

Pre-registration is optional. For more information, call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or email info@nvdpl.ca.

This event takes place in the Children's Program Room on the ground floor at Lynn Valley Library (or join us via Zoom):

Zoom Link: https://nvdpl.zoom.us/j/89242692870?pwd=c1BBNnNZVjlnbTdmczFvZUZ0MFBjZz09

Meeting ID: 892 4269 2870

Passcode: 967576

 

Location:
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Film and theatre enthusiasts of all levels, welcome to the NVDPL Acting Circle.

Are you an actor rehearsing a new piece, an acting student working on a project, a writer wanting to test out your work with your peers, or a non-actor looking to have some fun while increasing your comfort with public speaking? All are welcome to drop in and come together to celebrate the art of performing. Bring in material you are interested in or select from our provided material to work and play together in a supportive and constructive environment.

 

Registration is optional. Drop-ins are welcome, but space is limited. Register online or call 604-984-0286, ext. 8139 for more information.

This event takes place in StoryLab on the 2nd floor of Lynn Valley Library.

 

We're moving to a new events platform!

To register for this program, please visit: https://nvdpl.events.mylibrary.digital/series?si=73585&sn=

 

Location:
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Knit Night is welcoming needle workers of all kinds!
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at Parkgate Library for a friendly evening of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits.
 
No registration required. This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Parkgate Library.
 
For more information, call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 or email myhillm@nvdpl.ca 
Location:
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Pins & Needles welcomes needle workers of all kinds! 
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at the Library for a friendly session of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting, or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits. 
 
 
Registration is optional. Drop-ins welcome! For more information, call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or email info@nvdpl.ca.
 
This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge at Lynn Valley Library.
 

We're moving to a new events platform!

To register for this program, please visit: https://nvdpl.events.mylibrary.digital/series?si=73126&sn=

 

Location:
Tuesday, April 30, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Location:
Tuesday, April 30, 2024 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Knit Night is welcoming needle workers of all kinds!
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at Parkgate Library for a friendly evening of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits.
 
No registration required. This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Parkgate Library.
 
For more information, call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 or email myhillm@nvdpl.ca 
Location:
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Pins & Needles welcomes needle workers of all kinds! 
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at the Library for a friendly session of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting, or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits. 
 
 
Registration is optional. Drop-ins welcome! For more information, call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or email info@nvdpl.ca.
 
This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge at Lynn Valley Library.
 

We're moving to a new events platform!

To register for this program, please visit: https://nvdpl.events.mylibrary.digital/series?si=73126&sn=

 

Location:
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Knit Night is welcoming needle workers of all kinds!
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at Parkgate Library for a friendly evening of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits.
 
No registration required. This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Parkgate Library.
 
For more information, call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 or email myhillm@nvdpl.ca 
Location:
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Pins & Needles welcomes needle workers of all kinds! 
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at the Library for a friendly session of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting, or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits. 
 
 
Registration is optional. Drop-ins welcome! For more information, call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or email info@nvdpl.ca.
 
This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge at Lynn Valley Library.
 

We're moving to a new events platform!

To register for this program, please visit: https://nvdpl.events.mylibrary.digital/series?si=73126&sn=

 

Location:
Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Knit Night is welcoming needle workers of all kinds!
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at Parkgate Library for a friendly evening of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits.
 
No registration required. This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Parkgate Library.
 
For more information, call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 or email myhillm@nvdpl.ca 
Location:
Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Pins & Needles welcomes needle workers of all kinds! 
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at the Library for a friendly session of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting, or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits. 
 
 
Registration is optional. Drop-ins welcome! For more information, call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or email info@nvdpl.ca.
 
This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge at Lynn Valley Library.
 

We're moving to a new events platform!

To register for this program, please visit: https://nvdpl.events.mylibrary.digital/series?si=73126&sn=

 

Location:
Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Knit Night is welcoming needle workers of all kinds!
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at Parkgate Library for a friendly evening of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits.
 
No registration required. This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Parkgate Library.
 
For more information, call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 or email myhillm@nvdpl.ca 
Location:
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Pins & Needles welcomes needle workers of all kinds! 
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at the Library for a friendly session of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting, or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits. 
 
 
Registration is optional. Drop-ins welcome! For more information, call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or email info@nvdpl.ca.
 
This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge at Lynn Valley Library.
 

We're moving to a new events platform!

To register for this program, please visit: https://nvdpl.events.mylibrary.digital/series?si=73126&sn=

 

Location:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Improve your painting!

Join other artists as they make positive and constructive suggestions about “works in progress,” one painting at a time. 

All artists are welcome to attend this respectful and moderated discussion. Bring one of your paintings. Pre-registration is optional.

These monthly meetings take place on the last Wednesday of each month, from January to June, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., in the Children's Program Room on the ground floor at Lynn Valley Library.

The public program is sponsored by the North Shore Artists’ Guild.   nsartists.ca

 

Pre-registration is optional. For more information, call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or email info@nvdpl.ca.

This event takes place in the Children's Program Room on the ground floor at Lynn Valley Library (or join us via Zoom):

Zoom Link: https://nvdpl.zoom.us/j/89242692870?pwd=c1BBNnNZVjlnbTdmczFvZUZ0MFBjZz09

Meeting ID: 892 4269 2870

Passcode: 967576

 

Location:
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Knit Night is welcoming needle workers of all kinds!
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at Parkgate Library for a friendly evening of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits.
 
No registration required. This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Parkgate Library.
 
For more information, call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 or email myhillm@nvdpl.ca 
Location:
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Pins & Needles welcomes needle workers of all kinds! 
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at the Library for a friendly session of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting, or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits. 
 
 
Registration is optional. Drop-ins welcome! For more information, call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or email info@nvdpl.ca.
 
This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge at Lynn Valley Library.
 

We're moving to a new events platform!

To register for this program, please visit: https://nvdpl.events.mylibrary.digital/series?si=73126&sn=

 

Location:
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Knit Night is welcoming needle workers of all kinds!
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at Parkgate Library for a friendly evening of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits.
 
No registration required. This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Parkgate Library.
 
For more information, call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 or email myhillm@nvdpl.ca 
Location:
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Pins & Needles welcomes needle workers of all kinds! 
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at the Library for a friendly session of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting, or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits. 
 
 
Registration is optional. Drop-ins welcome! For more information, call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or email info@nvdpl.ca.
 
This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge at Lynn Valley Library.
 

We're moving to a new events platform!

To register for this program, please visit: https://nvdpl.events.mylibrary.digital/series?si=73126&sn=

 

Location:
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Knit Night is welcoming needle workers of all kinds!
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at Parkgate Library for a friendly evening of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits.
 
No registration required. This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Parkgate Library.
 
For more information, call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 or email myhillm@nvdpl.ca 
Location:
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Pins & Needles welcomes needle workers of all kinds! 
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at the Library for a friendly session of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting, or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits. 
 
 
Registration is optional. Drop-ins welcome! For more information, call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or email info@nvdpl.ca.
 
This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge at Lynn Valley Library.
 

We're moving to a new events platform!

To register for this program, please visit: https://nvdpl.events.mylibrary.digital/series?si=73126&sn=

 

Location:
Tuesday, June 18, 2024 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Knit Night is welcoming needle workers of all kinds!
 
Looking for company while your hands are busy with yarn or textiles? Gather at Parkgate Library for a friendly evening of knitting, crocheting, sewing, needlepoint, felting, tatting, embroidery, hand quilting or other fiber arts. Share your projects and passions with kindred spirits.
 
No registration required. This event takes place in the Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Parkgate Library.
 
For more information, call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 or email myhillm@nvdpl.ca 
Location:
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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