Being Creative

Explore your creativity!

School’s out early! Looking for fun activities for the whole family on early school dismissal days?

Drop in to the library to play with Lego, take yourself on a library scavenger hunt make a craft, or relax and read. The choice is yours! 

For ages 6 and up. No registration required! For more information, call your local library.

Location:
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

School’s out early! Looking for fun activities for the whole family on early school dismissal days?

Drop in to the library to play with Lego, take yourself on a library scavenger hunt make a craft, or relax and read. The choice is yours! 

For ages 6 and up. No registration required! For more information, call your local library.

Location:
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Drop in and stitch with some fellow knitting-enthusiasts from your community!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and yarn, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a knit and purl.

No registration required. Call 604-929-3727 ext.8166 for more information. 

Location:
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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!

Next Meetings:

  • Cookbooks by Sharon Hapton
    Thursday, September 27 | 2:30pm-3:30pm
    Parkgate Library

    Choose any of Sharon's books! The cook book The Soup Sisters Family 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.
     
  • Cookbooks by Deb Perelman
    Thursday, October 25 | 2:30pm-3:30pm
    Parkgate Library 

    Choose any one of her cookbooks! The Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites is available for you at the Information Desk for you to choose recipes you’d like to try- just ask staff at the Information Desk and we will photocopy the recipes for you. 

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, September 27, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Hey kids - do you love Lego? We do too!

Drop into the Library for an open Lego session. It’s FUN and FREE. We’ll provide the Lego, and your task will be to let your imagination run wild. Play, create and experiment as you like! For ages 4-12.

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

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, October 2, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Drop in and stitch with some fellow knitting-enthusiasts from your community!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and yarn, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a knit and purl.

No registration required. Call 604-929-3727 ext.8166 for more information. 

Location:
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Have you ever thought about sharing the memories, stories, and experiences of your life through a memoir?

Join local Wayne Smith for a monthly program to exchange storytelling tips and inspiration from fellow aspiring memoirists.  You can write to memoir prompts, share stories with others or just listen.  The program will focus on memoir writing, and will allow participants to explore different media for recording memoir, from books to audio recordings to various other multimedia.

For the Oct 9 session, please bring a family photo or two!

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

Location:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Drop in and stitch with some fellow knitting-enthusiasts from your community!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and yarn, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a knit and purl.

No registration required. Call 604-929-3727 ext.8166 for more information. 

Location:
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

E komo mai... Come to Hawaii, Tahiti, Cook Islands and New Zealand!

Learn about the historical and cultural background of traditional Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori dance, then learn to do the dances themselves, all to the rhythm of the South Seas. You’ll be encouraged to try out some implements to accompany the music, all with the assistance of experienced dancers and musicians. For all ages from 4 to 99— you may surprise yourselves.

At each weekly session, you will learn about, and get the opportunity to try, and new dance.

hawaiiandance.com

Location:
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Hey kids - do you love Lego? We do too!

Drop into the Library for an open Lego session. It’s FUN and FREE. We’ll provide the Lego, and your task will be to let your imagination run wild. Play, create and experiment as you like! For ages 4-12.

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Drop in and stitch with some fellow knitting-enthusiasts from your community!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and yarn, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a knit and purl.

No registration required. Call 604-929-3727 ext.8166 for more information. 

Location:
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Drop in and stitch with some fellow knitting-enthusiasts from your community!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and yarn, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a knit and purl.

No registration required. Call 604-929-3727 ext.8166 for more information. 

Location:
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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!

Next Meetings:

  • Cookbooks by Sharon Hapton
    Thursday, September 27 | 2:30pm-3:30pm
    Parkgate Library

    Choose any of Sharon's books! The cook book The Soup Sisters Family 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.
     
  • Cookbooks by Deb Perelman
    Thursday, October 25 | 2:30pm-3:30pm
    Parkgate Library 

    Choose any one of her cookbooks! The Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites is available for you at the Information Desk for you to choose recipes you’d like to try- just ask staff at the Information Desk and we will photocopy the recipes for you. 

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, October 25, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Drop in and stitch with some fellow knitting-enthusiasts from your community!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and yarn, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a knit and purl.

No registration required. Call 604-929-3727 ext.8166 for more information. 

Location:
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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, November 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Drop in and stitch with some fellow knitting-enthusiasts from your community!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and yarn, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a knit and purl.

No registration required. Call 604-929-3727 ext.8166 for more information. 

Location:
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

E komo mai... Come to Hawaii, Tahiti, Cook Islands and New Zealand!

Learn about the historical and cultural background of traditional Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori dance, then learn to do the dances themselves, all to the rhythm of the South Seas. You’ll be encouraged to try out some implements to accompany the music, all with the assistance of experienced dancers and musicians. For all ages from 4 to 99— you may surprise yourselves.

At each weekly session, you will learn about, and get the opportunity to try, and new dance.

hawaiiandance.com

Location:
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Have you ever thought about sharing the memories, stories, and experiences of your life through a memoir?

Join local Wayne Smith for a monthly program to exchange storytelling tips and inspiration from fellow aspiring memoirists.  You can write to memoir prompts, share stories with others or just listen.  The program will focus on memoir writing, and will allow participants to explore different media for recording memoir, from books to audio recordings to various other multimedia.

For the Oct 9 session, please bring a family photo or two!

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

Location:
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Drop in and stitch with some fellow knitting-enthusiasts from your community!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and yarn, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a knit and purl.

No registration required. Call 604-929-3727 ext.8166 for more information. 

Location:
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Drop in and stitch with some fellow knitting-enthusiasts from your community!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and yarn, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a knit and purl.

No registration required. Call 604-929-3727 ext.8166 for more information. 

Location:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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!

Next Meetings:

  • Cookbooks by Sharon Hapton
    Thursday, September 27 | 2:30pm-3:30pm
    Parkgate Library

    Choose any of Sharon's books! The cook book The Soup Sisters Family 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.
     
  • Cookbooks by Deb Perelman
    Thursday, October 25 | 2:30pm-3:30pm
    Parkgate Library 

    Choose any one of her cookbooks! The Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites is available for you at the Information Desk for you to choose recipes you’d like to try- just ask staff at the Information Desk and we will photocopy the recipes for you. 

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, November 22, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Hey kids - do you love Lego? We do too!

Drop into the Library for an open Lego session. It’s FUN and FREE. We’ll provide the Lego, and your task will be to let your imagination run wild. Play, create and experiment as you like! For ages 4-12.

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

School’s out early! Looking for fun activities for the whole family on early school dismissal days?

Drop in to the library to play with Lego, take yourself on a library scavenger hunt make a craft, or relax and read. The choice is yours! 

For ages 6 and up. No registration required! For more information, call your local library.

Location:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

School’s out early! Looking for fun activities for the whole family on early school dismissal days?

Drop in to the library to play with Lego, take yourself on a library scavenger hunt make a craft, or relax and read. The choice is yours! 

For ages 6 and up. No registration required! For more information, call your local library.

Location:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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