Discussing & Connecting

Discuss and connect with others in the community.

Drop in and stich with some fellow needlework enthusiasts from your community! All forms of needlework are welcome!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and textiles, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a relaxing evening of knitting, crocheting, embroidering, or whatever form of needlework you enjoy most!

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

Location:
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 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 Meeting:

  • Vegetable Cookbooks
    Thursday, October 24  | 2:30pm-3:30pm

    The cookbook Martha Stewart's Vegetables 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.
     
  • Appetizer Cookbooks
    Thursday, November 28  | 2:30pm-3:30pm

    The cookbook Australian Women’s Weekly New Finger Food 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.
     
  • One-Pot Dish Casserole Cookbooks
    Thursday, January 23 | 2:30pm-3:30pm

    The cookbook 125 Best Casseroles and One-Pot Meals by Rose Murray is available at the Information Desk for you to choose recipes you'd like to try - just ask 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 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.

Location:
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Join the Armchair Detective Society: a Book Club for Mystery Lovers! 

This drop in book club is for anyone who loves a good mystery and who also loves talking about them!  Each month we will read and discuss the works of a specific mystery writer.  

Next Meetings:

 
Thursday, January 23rd at 3:00pm
Novels of Craig Johnson | Longmire series
 
Thursday, February 27th at 3:00pm
Novels of Michael Connelly | Harry Bosch series

 

 

For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Do you love to talk about what you’re reading? Want to try something new or read outside your comfort zone? Join the Books to Talk About Book Club to talk about books that spark discussion, curiosity and debate. If you’ve read the book...drop into a discussion! No registration is required. 
 
2019-2020 Schedule for the Parkgate Afternoon Book Club
 
Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper Tuesday, October 1  2:30pm 
The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson  Tuesday, November 5  2:30pm 
Transcription by Kate Atkinson Tuesday,December 3    2:30pm 
Circe by Madeline Miller Tuesday, February 4  2:30pm
The Woo Woo by Lindsay Wong Tuesday, March 3  2:30pm 
There, There by Tommy Orange Tuesday, April 7  2:30pm 
The Death and Life of Strother Purcell by Ian Weir Tuesday, May 5    2:30pm 
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi  Tuesday, June 2  2:30pm

Copies of the first book will be available starting August 15. After that, books will be available after meetings in print format. All books are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Copies are also available in other formats, such as print, ebook, audiobooks, and more. Ask staff to help you find a copy!

Want to receive meeting reminders and information about the books via email?

CLICK REGISTER above or call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 to provide your email. 

Location:
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Drop in and stich with some fellow needlework enthusiasts from your community! All forms of needlework are welcome!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and textiles, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a relaxing evening of knitting, crocheting, embroidering, or whatever form of needlework you enjoy most!

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

Location:
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Do you love to talk about what you’re reading? Want to try something new or read outside your comfort zone? Join the Books to Talk About Book Club to talk about books that spark discussion, curiosity and debate. If you’ve read the book...drop into a discussion! No registration is required. 
 
2019-2020 Schedule for the Parkgate Wednesday Evening Book Club
 
There, There by Tommy Orange Wednesday, October 2  7:30pm 
The Death and Life of Strother Purcell by Ian Weir  Wednesday, November 6  7:30pm
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi Wednesday, December 4   7:30pm 
Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper Wednesday, February 5  7:30pm 
The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson  Wednesday, March 4       7:30pm 
Transcription by Kate Atkinson Wednesday, April 1   7:30pm 
Circe by Madeline Miller Wednesday, May 6  7:30pm 
The Woo Woo by Lindsay Wong Wednesday, June 3  7:30pm 

Copies of the first book will be available starting August 15. After that, books will be available after meetings in print format. All books are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Copies are also available in other formats, such as print, ebook, audiobooks, and more. Ask staff to help you find a copy!

Want to receive meeting reminders and information about the books via email?

CLICK REGISTER above or call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 to provide your email. 

Location:
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Do you love to talk about what you’re reading? Want to try something new or read outside your comfort zone? Join the Books to Talk About Book Club to talk about books that spark discussion, curiosity and debate. If you’ve read the book...drop into a discussion! No registration is required. 
 
2019-2020 Schedule for the Lynn Valley Wednesday Afternoon Book Club
 
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi Wednesday, October 9  2:30pm 
Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper Wednesday, November 13  2:30pm
The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson  Wednesday, January 8   2:30pm 
Transcription by Kate Atkinson Wednesday, February 12  2:30pm 
Circe by Madeline Miller Wednesday, March 11       2:30pm 
The Woo Woo by Lindsay Wong Wednesday, April 8   2:30pm 
There, There by Tommy Orange Wednesday, May 13  2:30pm 
The Death and Life of Strother Purcell by Ian Weir Wednesday, June 10  2:30pm 

Copies of the first book will be available starting August 15. After that, books will be available after meetings in print format. All books are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Copies are also available in other formats, such as print, ebook, audiobooks, and more. Ask staff to help you find a copy!

Want to receive meeting reminders and information about the books via email?

CLICK REGISTER above or call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 to provide your email. 

Location:
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Drop in and stich with some fellow needlework enthusiasts from your community! All forms of needlework are welcome!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and textiles, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a relaxing evening of knitting, crocheting, embroidering, or whatever form of needlework you enjoy most!

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

Location:
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Do you love to talk about what you’re reading? Want to try something new or read outside your comfort zone? Join the Books to Talk About Book Club to talk about books that spark discussion, curiosity and debate. If you’ve read the book...drop into a discussion! No registration is required. 
 
2019-2020 Schedule for the Lynn Valley Thursday Evening Book Club
 
The Woo Woo by Lindsay Wong Thursday, October 10   7:30pm 
There, There by Tommy Orange Thursday, November 14  7:30pm
The Death and Life of Strother Purcell by Ian Weir  Thursday, January 9  7:30pm 
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi Thursday, February 13      7:30pm 
Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper Thursday, March  12  7:30pm 
The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson  Thursday, April 9  7:30pm 
Transcription by Kate Atkinson Thursday, May 14            7:30pm 
Circe by Madeline Miller Thursday, June 11  7:30pm 

Copies of the first book will be available starting August 15. After that, books will be available after meetings in print format. All books are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Copies are also available in other formats, such as print, ebook, audiobooks, and more. Ask staff to help you find a copy!

Want to receive meeting reminders and information about the books via email?

CLICK REGISTER above or call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 to provide your email. 

Location:
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

ATTENTION TEENS!


Do you want to have a say in how the library serves teens? Or talk about the books you like? Or do fun stuff that helps out the library (and get volunteer hours)?  The Teen Advisory Group meets to do all that— and, of course, eat delicious snacks.  If you’re in grades 8 to 12, you’re welcome to join us!

 

For more info, email tag@nvdpl.ca or call Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

Location:
Monday, June 15, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Drop in and stich with some fellow needlework enthusiasts from your community! All forms of needlework are welcome!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and textiles, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a relaxing evening of knitting, crocheting, embroidering, or whatever form of needlework you enjoy most!

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

Location:
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!
 
Get together with your 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 the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience with the recipe: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better? Did it BOMB or is it now in your Favourites File? 
 
Next Meetings:

 

The Cookbook of the Month will be available at Capilano Library one month in advance of our meeting for you to photocopy the recipes you’d like to try— just ask at the Information Desk!

 
All are welcome to join us for this drop-in club— there’s no registration required.
 
For more information contact  (604) 987-4471. ext 8175.
Location:
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

ATTENTION TEENS!

Do you want to have a say in how the library serves teens? Or talk about the books you like? Or do fun stuff that helps out the library (and get volunteer hours)?  The Teen Advisory Group meets to do all that— and, of course, eat delicious snacks.  If you’re in grades 8 to 12, you’re welcome to join us!

 

For more info, email tag@nvdpl.ca or call Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

 

Location:
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Drop in and stich with some fellow needlework enthusiasts from your community! All forms of needlework are welcome!

All are welcome, from beginners to experts. Bring your own needles and textiles, and come by our cozy Lantern Lounge for a relaxing evening of knitting, crocheting, embroidering, or whatever form of needlework you enjoy most!

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

Location:
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join the Armchair Detective Society: a Book Club for Mystery Lovers! 

This drop in book club is for anyone who loves a good mystery and who also loves talking about them!  Each month we will read and discuss the works of a specific mystery writer.  

Next Meetings:

 
Thursday, January 23rd at 3:00pm
Novels of Craig Johnson | Longmire series
 
Thursday, February 27th at 3:00pm
Novels of Michael Connelly | Harry Bosch series

 

 

For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!
 
Get together with your 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 the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience with the recipe: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better? Did it BOMB or is it now in your Favourites File? 
 
Next Meetings:

 

The Cookbook of the Month will be available at Capilano Library one month in advance of our meeting for you to photocopy the recipes you’d like to try— just ask at the Information Desk!

 
All are welcome to join us for this drop-in club— there’s no registration required.
 
For more information contact  (604) 987-4471. ext 8175.
Location:
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 2:00pm

Join the Armchair Detective Society: a Book Club for Mystery Lovers! 

This drop in book club is for anyone who loves a good mystery and who also loves talking about them!  Each month we will read and discuss the works of a specific mystery writer.  

Next Meetings:

 
Thursday, January 23rd at 3:00pm
Novels of Craig Johnson | Longmire series
 
Thursday, February 27th at 3:00pm
Novels of Michael Connelly | Harry Bosch series

 

 

For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Join the Armchair Detective Society: a Book Club for Mystery Lovers! 

This drop in book club is for anyone who loves a good mystery and who also loves talking about them!  Each month we will read and discuss the works of a specific mystery writer.  

Next Meetings:

 
Thursday, January 23rd at 3:00pm
Novels of Craig Johnson | Longmire series
 
Thursday, February 27th at 3:00pm
Novels of Michael Connelly | Harry Bosch series

 

 

For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!
 
Get together with your 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 the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience with the recipe: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better? Did it BOMB or is it now in your Favourites File? 
 
Next Meetings:

 

The Cookbook of the Month will be available at Capilano Library one month in advance of our meeting for you to photocopy the recipes you’d like to try— just ask at the Information Desk!

 
All are welcome to join us for this drop-in club— there’s no registration required.
 
For more information contact  (604) 987-4471. ext 8175.
Location:
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 2:00pm
Do you like to experiment with new recipes and chat about your experiences? Come Cook the Books with us and test out the best recipes!
 
Get together with your 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 the recipe (or two!) you’d like to try out. At the next meeting, you’ll share your experience with the recipe: what worked, what didn't? Did you have difficulty with any of the ingredients? What would you do next time to make it better? Did it BOMB or is it now in your Favourites File? 
 
Next Meetings:

 

The Cookbook of the Month will be available at Capilano Library one month in advance of our meeting for you to photocopy the recipes you’d like to try— just ask at the Information Desk!

 
All are welcome to join us for this drop-in club— there’s no registration required.
 
For more information contact  (604) 987-4471. ext 8175.
Location:
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Join the Armchair Detective Society: a Book Club for Mystery Lovers! 

This drop in book club is for anyone who loves a good mystery and who also loves talking about them!  Each month we will read and discuss the works of a specific mystery writer.  

Next Meetings:

 
Thursday, January 23rd at 3:00pm
Novels of Craig Johnson | Longmire series
 
Thursday, February 27th at 3:00pm
Novels of Michael Connelly | Harry Bosch series

 

 

For further information, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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