Life Skills

Develop life skills.

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 29, 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 30, 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 30, 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, May 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:
Friday, May 3, 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, May 6, 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, May 7, 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, May 7, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Are you concerned about your mental health or a friend’s mental health? Come get an overview of mental disorders and ways individuals can contribute to their own mental health.  

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, May 9, 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, May 10, 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, May 13, 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, May 13, 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, May 14, 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, May 14, 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, May 17, 2019 - 11:30pm

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, May 21, 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, May 24, 2019 - 11:30pm

We investigate the ways in which fraudsters take in people in order to rob them of their money and possessions. Learn how to be aware and protect yourself!

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, May 28, 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, May 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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 Rebekah at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176. 

Location:
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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, May 31, 2019 - 11:30pm

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 Rebekah at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176. 

Location:
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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:
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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