Discussing & Connecting

Discuss and connect with others in the community.

Engage in a Summer Reading Club discussion about Aaron Jackson's The Astonishing Life of August March!

"In this enchanting first novel, an irrepressibly optimistic oddball orphan is thrust into the wilds of postwar New York City after an extraordinary childhood in a theater—Candide by way of John Irving, with a hint of Charles Dickens."

Register for this virtual meeting to receive background information in advance of the event.

Long hold queue? We have extras!

  • Step 1: Register for this virtual book club meeting.
  • Step 2: Send us an email to info@nvdpl.ca requesting a “book club copy of this title”. Please include your name, email, phone #, library card, and your preferred format (physical book, ebook, or e-audiobook).

We’re hosting this virtual program on Zoom.

What you’ll need to attend: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam, or your smartphone/tablet. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch!

Ready to move on to the next Adult Summer Reading Club book? Check out the full listing here.

Location:
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:30pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

This program will be held via Zoom. The session will start at 2:00pm and can be accessed via: https://zoom.us/j/96690503411?pwd=NnlCSEh0K24zWmZCcWR5eHlreVRxZz09

Location:
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Is there a hospital stay in your future? Gain practical tips to prepare ahead of time so that your hospital stay and recovery at home can go as smoothly as possible.

More and more, patients are responsible for managing their own health conditions, and it can be overwhelming. These sessions offer practical tips for navigating the health care system. Presenter Vicki Lee is a health librarian and board-certified patient advocate who knows the value of getting the right information at the right time in a format you can use.

Join us for this bi-weekly, five-part series and become a well-informed patient!

These meetings will be held on Zoom.

What you’ll need to attend: a computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam, or your smartphone/tablet.

Registration required. Register online or call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. Zoom link will be sent to those registered in advance of the meeting date.

Location:
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Join us for a wide-ranging, open discussion of current events throughout the world with host Michael Wood.

We’re hosting this virtual program on Zoom. 

What you’ll need to attend: a computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam, or your smartphone/tablet.

To join the meeting, click here

Location:
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

This program will be held via Zoom. The session will start at 2:00pm and can be accessed via: https://zoom.us/j/96690503411?pwd=NnlCSEh0K24zWmZCcWR5eHlreVRxZz09

Location:
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

This program will be held via Zoom. The session will start at 2:00pm and can be accessed via: https://zoom.us/j/96690503411?pwd=NnlCSEh0K24zWmZCcWR5eHlreVRxZz09

Location:
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver. 

This program will be held via Zoom. The session will start at 2:00pm and can be accessed via: https://zoom.us/j/96690503411?pwd=NnlCSEh0K24zWmZCcWR5eHlreVRxZz09

Location:
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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