Discussing & Connecting

Afternoon Tea Book Club: Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

Settle in with a cuppa home brew and chat with other book folk!

We’ll supply the books; you just have to read the book and join us via Zoom ready for a good discussion! 

All are welcome to the Afternoon Tea Book Club. Whether you are well-seasoned in book clubs or have never been in one, we invite you to participate in our Afternoon Tea Book Club live via Zoom.

This month, we're reading Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal.

Registration required to receive the Zoom link prior to the meeting. 

We’re hosting this virtual program on Zoom. An email address is required for registration. We will email you the Zoom link in advance of the program.

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

Location: 

Zoom 2

Time: 

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Audience: 

  • Adults

Registration: 

Cooking the Books: The Blue Zones Kitchen

Get together (virtually) with fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test!

Every month we’ll select a new cookbook or cookbook author 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!

This month we are cooking from The Blue Zones Kitchen by Dan Buettner

You can access recipes from https://www.bluezones.com/recipes/

Or, a copy of the book will be available at Capilano Library. Come have a look and pick out a recipe to try!

Registration required. Register online or call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

This meeting will take place on Zoom. What you’ll need: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam for Zoom; or your smartphone/tablet. We will email you the Zoom link in advance of the event. 

Location: 

Zoom 3

Time: 

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 

  • Adults

Registration: 

Cooking the Books: In Bibi's Kitchen

Get together (virtually) with fellow food-enthusiasts and put a cookbook to the test!

Every month we’ll select a new cookbook or cookbook author 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!

This month we are cooking from In Bibi's Kitchen by Hawa Hassan

There are some videos on youtube of Hawa cooking simple Somali recipes

Or, a copy of the book will be available at Capilano Library. Come have a look and pick out a recipe to try!

Registration required. Register online or call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

This meeting will take place on Zoom. What you’ll need: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam for Zoom; or your smartphone/tablet. We will email you the Zoom link in advance of the event. 

Location: 

Zoom 3

Time: 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 

  • Adults

Registration: 

An Evening with John MacFarlane

Join us for an evening with award-winning author and maritime historian John MacFarlane!

John presents a talk about his book, Around the World in a Dugout Canoe, a ground-breaking work that reveals the real story of Captain John Voss, the Tilikum, and, setting out from Victoria, B.C., Voss's remarkable attempt to circumnavigate the globe in 1901. It is an enduring story of courage, adventure, tragedy and at times, sheer luck.

John MacFarlane is the curator emeritus of the Maritime Museum of British Columbia, curator of the Nauticapedia Project and author of a number of books and articles on nautical history. For more information about John, visit the event listing online! remarkable attempt to circumnavigate the globe in 1901. It is an enduring story of courage, adventure, tragedy and at times, sheer luck. 

 

About John
 
John MacFarlane is the curator emeritus of the Maritime Museum of British Columbia, curator of the Nauticapedia Project and author of a number of books and articles on nautical history. He was commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy (Reserve). He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (London), recipient of the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers and the SS Beaver Medal for Maritime Excellence. His book, Around the World in a Dugout Canoe (co-authored with Lynn J. Salmon), won the John Lyman Book Award for best book published in the category of “Canadian Naval and Maritime History.” He lives in Qualicum Beach, BC.
 

Registration required. Register online or call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144. 

We’re hosting this virtual program on Zoom. Registration is required in order to receive an invite to the Zoom meeting. What you’ll need to attend: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam, or your smartphone/tablet.

Location: 

Zoom 1

Time: 

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Audience: 

  • Adults

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