Life Skills

Develop life skills.

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. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Thank you for your interest in Mindfulness Meditation. Please note this program is now full.

Wondering how to insight meditation through mindfulness? Attend this FREE 13-week class on Satipatthana—Vipassana Meditation. 

Meditation Instructor Sayar Myat explores how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting and walking, as well as through everyday activities. Practicing mindfulness can lower stress, and help increase patience, contentment and understanding of oneself. Classes involve guided meditation periods and as well as lecture about the practice, followed by a Q+A period.

Please bring a mat and cushion to sit comfortably on the floor. Regular attendance is required.

Please call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 if you have any questions! 

Location:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 6:30pm 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. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Thank you for your interest in Mindfulness Meditation. Please note this program is now full.

Wondering how to insight meditation through mindfulness? Attend this FREE 13-week class on Satipatthana—Vipassana Meditation. 

Meditation Instructor Sayar Myat explores how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting and walking, as well as through everyday activities. Practicing mindfulness can lower stress, and help increase patience, contentment and understanding of oneself. Classes involve guided meditation periods and as well as lecture about the practice, followed by a Q+A period.

Please bring a mat and cushion to sit comfortably on the floor. Regular attendance is required.

Please call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 if you have any questions! 

Location:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Start getting the most out of your technology and see a Tech Tutor!

Do you want to investigate your iPad? Discover downloadable movies? Explore ebooks and e-magazines? Figure out your phone? Or do you have another question?

Our teen volunteers from local schools are available to help you get more comfortable with technology. Explore your tech questions and help teens earn their volunteer hours with Tech Tutors.

Bring your device or use the Library’s computers.

Register in person at the library info desk or by emailing Jessie at hawkesj@nvdpl.ca!

 

Location:
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Thank you for your interest in Mindfulness Meditation. Please note this program is now full.

Wondering how to insight meditation through mindfulness? Attend this FREE 13-week class on Satipatthana—Vipassana Meditation. 

Meditation Instructor Sayar Myat explores how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting and walking, as well as through everyday activities. Practicing mindfulness can lower stress, and help increase patience, contentment and understanding of oneself. Classes involve guided meditation periods and as well as lecture about the practice, followed by a Q+A period.

Please bring a mat and cushion to sit comfortably on the floor. Regular attendance is required.

Please call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 if you have any questions! 

Location:
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Statistics show that each year across Canada there are approximately 5,000 ground Search and Rescue incidents, many involving outdoor enthusiasts, from hikers to boaters and everything in between. AdventureSmart increases awareness to help reduce the number and severity of search and rescue incidents in BC and across Canada.

 Join them for a presentation on how to have a safe and fun time in the wilderness. AdventureSmart will cover the “3 T’s”: trip planning, training, and taking the essentials. Registered attendees will receive an emergency blanket and emergency whistle!

Register online or call 604-987-4471 ext. 8175.

 

About AdventureSmart:

The AdventureSmart program is supported by Public Safety Canada, nationally, and managed by the Search and Rescue Volunteers Association of Canada (SARVAC). Public Safety Canada’s funding supports Search and Rescue members to deliver the AdventureSmart programs and messages. Additionally, B.C. AdventureSmart is 100% supported by BCSARA (British Columbia Seach and Rescue Association), which represents 80 Ground Search and Rescue teams in British Columbia with over 2500 volunteers.

Follow BC AdventureSmart on social media @BCAdvSmart to get more safety tips and hear about upcoming events!

Location:
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Start getting the most out of your technology and see a Tech Tutor!

Do you want to investigate your iPad? Discover downloadable movies? Explore ebooks and e-magazines? Figure out your phone? Or do you have another question?

Our teen volunteers from local schools are available to help you get more comfortable with technology. Explore your tech questions and help teens earn their volunteer hours with Tech Tutors.

Bring your device or use the Library’s computers.

Register in person at the library info desk or by emailing Jessie at hawkesj@nvdpl.ca!

 

Location:
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Thank you for your interest in Mindfulness Meditation. Please note this program is now full.

Wondering how to insight meditation through mindfulness? Attend this FREE 13-week class on Satipatthana—Vipassana Meditation. 

Meditation Instructor Sayar Myat explores how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting and walking, as well as through everyday activities. Practicing mindfulness can lower stress, and help increase patience, contentment and understanding of oneself. Classes involve guided meditation periods and as well as lecture about the practice, followed by a Q+A period.

Please bring a mat and cushion to sit comfortably on the floor. Regular attendance is required.

Please call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 if you have any questions! 

Location:
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Start getting the most out of your technology and see a Tech Tutor!

Do you want to investigate your iPad? Discover downloadable movies? Explore ebooks and e-magazines? Figure out your phone? Or do you have another question?

Our teen volunteers from local schools are available to help you get more comfortable with technology. Explore your tech questions and help teens earn their volunteer hours with Tech Tutors.

Bring your device or use the Library’s computers.

Register in person at the library info desk or by emailing Jessie at hawkesj@nvdpl.ca!

 

Location:
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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. 

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Thank you for your interest in Mindfulness Meditation. Please note this program is now full.

Wondering how to insight meditation through mindfulness? Attend this FREE 13-week class on Satipatthana—Vipassana Meditation. 

Meditation Instructor Sayar Myat explores how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting and walking, as well as through everyday activities. Practicing mindfulness can lower stress, and help increase patience, contentment and understanding of oneself. Classes involve guided meditation periods and as well as lecture about the practice, followed by a Q+A period.

Please bring a mat and cushion to sit comfortably on the floor. Regular attendance is required.

Please call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 if you have any questions! 

Location:
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Start getting the most out of your technology and see a Tech Tutor!

Do you want to investigate your iPad? Discover downloadable movies? Explore ebooks and e-magazines? Figure out your phone? Or do you have another question?

Our teen volunteers from local schools are available to help you get more comfortable with technology. Explore your tech questions and help teens earn their volunteer hours with Tech Tutors.

Bring your device or use the Library’s computers.

Register in person at the library info desk or by emailing Jessie at hawkesj@nvdpl.ca!

 

Location:
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Thank you for your interest in Mindfulness Meditation. Please note this program is now full.

Wondering how to insight meditation through mindfulness? Attend this FREE 13-week class on Satipatthana—Vipassana Meditation. 

Meditation Instructor Sayar Myat explores how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting and walking, as well as through everyday activities. Practicing mindfulness can lower stress, and help increase patience, contentment and understanding of oneself. Classes involve guided meditation periods and as well as lecture about the practice, followed by a Q+A period.

Please bring a mat and cushion to sit comfortably on the floor. Regular attendance is required.

Please call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 if you have any questions! 

Location:
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us as we learn more about the wildlife that shares the North Shore with us!

This presentation, led by the North Shore Black Bear Society’s Luci Cadman, will be covering basic bear biology, behaviour and how to respond in an encounter, along with the basics on coyotes, bobcats and cougars. 

The North Shore Black Bear Society, a non-profit organization, works in partnership with local and regional governments and other groups involved with black bears and bear attractant issues.

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

 

Location:
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Thank you for your interest in Mindfulness Meditation. Please note this program is now full.

Wondering how to insight meditation through mindfulness? Attend this FREE 13-week class on Satipatthana—Vipassana Meditation. 

Meditation Instructor Sayar Myat explores how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting and walking, as well as through everyday activities. Practicing mindfulness can lower stress, and help increase patience, contentment and understanding of oneself. Classes involve guided meditation periods and as well as lecture about the practice, followed by a Q+A period.

Please bring a mat and cushion to sit comfortably on the floor. Regular attendance is required.

Please call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 if you have any questions! 

Location:
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Thank you for your interest in Mindfulness Meditation. Please note this program is now full.

Wondering how to insight meditation through mindfulness? Attend this FREE 13-week class on Satipatthana—Vipassana Meditation. 

Meditation Instructor Sayar Myat explores how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting and walking, as well as through everyday activities. Practicing mindfulness can lower stress, and help increase patience, contentment and understanding of oneself. Classes involve guided meditation periods and as well as lecture about the practice, followed by a Q+A period.

Please bring a mat and cushion to sit comfortably on the floor. Regular attendance is required.

Please call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 if you have any questions! 

Location:
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Thank you for your interest in Mindfulness Meditation. Please note this program is now full.

Wondering how to insight meditation through mindfulness? Attend this FREE 13-week class on Satipatthana—Vipassana Meditation. 

Meditation Instructor Sayar Myat explores how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting and walking, as well as through everyday activities. Practicing mindfulness can lower stress, and help increase patience, contentment and understanding of oneself. Classes involve guided meditation periods and as well as lecture about the practice, followed by a Q+A period.

Please bring a mat and cushion to sit comfortably on the floor. Regular attendance is required.

Please call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 if you have any questions! 

Location:
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Thank you for your interest in Mindfulness Meditation. Please note this program is now full.

Wondering how to insight meditation through mindfulness? Attend this FREE 13-week class on Satipatthana—Vipassana Meditation. 

Meditation Instructor Sayar Myat explores how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting and walking, as well as through everyday activities. Practicing mindfulness can lower stress, and help increase patience, contentment and understanding of oneself. Classes involve guided meditation periods and as well as lecture about the practice, followed by a Q+A period.

Please bring a mat and cushion to sit comfortably on the floor. Regular attendance is required.

Please call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 if you have any questions! 

Location:
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us as we learn more about the wildlife that shares the North Shore with us!

This presentation, led by the North Shore Black Bear Society’s Luci Cadman, will be covering basic bear biology, behaviour and how to respond in an encounter, along with the basics on coyotes, bobcats and cougars. 

The North Shore Black Bear Society, a non-profit organization, works in partnership with local and regional governments and other groups involved with black bears and bear attractant issues.

Register online or call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166

Location:
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Thank you for your interest in Mindfulness Meditation. Please note this program is now full.

Wondering how to insight meditation through mindfulness? Attend this FREE 13-week class on Satipatthana—Vipassana Meditation. 

Meditation Instructor Sayar Myat explores how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting and walking, as well as through everyday activities. Practicing mindfulness can lower stress, and help increase patience, contentment and understanding of oneself. Classes involve guided meditation periods and as well as lecture about the practice, followed by a Q+A period.

Please bring a mat and cushion to sit comfortably on the floor. Regular attendance is required.

Please call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 if you have any questions! 

Location:
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us as we learn more about the wildlife that shares the North Shore with us!

This presentation, led by the North Shore Black Bear Society’s Luci Cadman, will be covering basic bear biology, behaviour and how to respond in an encounter, along with the basics on coyotes, bobcats and cougars. 

The North Shore Black Bear Society, a non-profit organization, works in partnership with local and regional governments and other groups involved with black bears and bear attractant issues.

Register online or call 604-984-0266, ext. 8144.

Location:
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm