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, March 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 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.

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 11:30pm

We review the impact falls have on well-being, identify hazards that contribute to the likelihood of falls, recommend safeguards, and provide exercises for balance and strength.

The COSCO Health and Wellness Institute provides free workshops to seniors groups throughout BC. 41 workshops are available by trained facilitators which provide practical information but are not intended to provide specific legal, medical or financial advice.
 
Register online or 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. 
Location:
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

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, March 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 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.

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 11:30pm

Legal rules for wills in B.C., the duties of an executor, legal terminology, and pitfalls to avoid. 

The COSCO Health and Wellness Institute provides free workshops to seniors groups throughout BC. 41 workshops are available by trained facilitators which provide practical information but are not intended to provide specific legal, medical or financial advice.

Register online or 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location:
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program is a reading mentoring program, it does no teach reading.

6 sessions of 30 minute timeslots available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Space is limited. Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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, April 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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.

Registration required: 604-984-0286, ext. 8144. 

Location:
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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:
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 11:30pm
Celebrate 20 years of the North Shore Writers Festival! 
 
Join us for a full day of events, brought to you by your North Shore public libraries –  North Vancouver District , North Vancouver City, and West Vancouver Memorial – as well as by the North Shore News, Recorded Books, Pulpfiction Books,and Friends Groups of the North Shore Libraries.
 
Location:
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 9:30am to 7:00pm

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program is a reading mentoring program, it does no teach reading.

6 sessions of 30 minute timeslots available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Space is limited. Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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, April 9, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program is a reading mentoring program, it does not teach reading. 

6 sessions of 30 minute timeslots. Registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

Registration required: 604-984-0286, ext. 8144. 

Location:
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Type 2 Diabetes is now one of the most widespread chronic diseases and is most  common in people over 40. We discuss causes, preventative measures and managing Type 2 Diabetes.

The COSCO Health and Wellness Institute provides free workshops to seniors groups throughout BC. 41 workshops are available by trained facilitators which provide practical information but are not intended to provide specific legal, medical or financial advice.

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

Location:
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

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:
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 11:30pm

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program is a reading mentoring program, it does no teach reading.

6 sessions of 30 minute timeslots available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Space is limited. Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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 Rebekah at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176. 

Location:
Monday, April 15, 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, April 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program is a reading mentoring program, it does not teach reading. 

6 sessions of 30 minute timeslots. Registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

Registration required: 604-984-0286, ext. 8144. 

Location:
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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, April 23, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program is a reading mentoring program, it does not teach reading. 

6 sessions of 30 minute timeslots. Registration on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.

Location:
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

Registration required: 604-984-0286, ext. 8144. 

Location:
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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