Reading & Literary

Explore book clubs, author readings & more.

Join us for an outdoor reading adventure at Trail Tales! We’re posting the pages of a story throughout local parks and trails, creating an interactive literacy experience for families! Join a children’s librarian as we walk through the story, or venture out on your own to read the story as you explore the park or trail.

No registration required. Call 604-984-0286 ext. 8141 for information.

Eldon Park is located at 4010 Ruby Avenue, North Vancouver, BC.

Stories only available during the times posted above.

Location:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Summer BabyTales


Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! Babies ages 0-12 months.

 

All storytimes are drop-in! No registration required. For more info, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

Location:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

DIY Storytime is back!

Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing! Join us for a fun, parent or caregiver directed hour. We will provide the books, puppets and supplies you need to create your own mini-storytime! All ages.

Drop in, no registration required! Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 for more information.

Location:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Come and discover how to get more informed and enlightened in the world of 21st century news with Cono Spitale!

Internet news is like having an encyclopedia in your home but instead of just having volumes A-M, you have the whole alphabet of books. Having access to mainstream news outlets is usually sufficient to keep up with the current events of the day, however, when you want to delve more deeply into a local, regional, national or international issue, the world is literally at your fingertips.

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

Location:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Come tell us all about your recent reads and share with other book lovers!

Have you read a book that you want to rave (or rant) about? Looking for suggestions about what to read from others in the community?

Come to one, some, or all of our drop-in Bring Your Own Book Club sessions this summer! You can discuss books you’ve read as part of our Adult Summer Reading Program, or any book at all. If you’re able to, bring the book(s) that you are reading so others can see what you’re talking about and maybe even browse a few pages!

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound or Jo, the Friendly Black Lab!

Paws 4 Stories is a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Community Service  program that is designed to assist in helping to improve reading skills of children.

In this program, children have the opportunity to read to a friendly, certified therapy dog. Reading to a therapy dog can be motivating and especially beneficial for children who are hesitant or anxious about reading.

School-aged children can drop in this summer for a 20 minute session with Jo from July 3-17 or Virgil on July 24 & 31!

No registration required. Drop in! 

Location:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

BabyTales

Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! For babies 0-12 months old.

Drop-in, no registration required!

Location:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Summer StoryTales is back!

Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! For children ages 2-5.

All storytimes are drop-in! No registration required. For more info, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

Location:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Join us this summer for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All ages are welcome at this family storytime. 

Drop in! No registration required. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 for more information.

Location:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

BabyTales

Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! For babies 0-12 months old.  

Drop-in, no registration required! For more information call 604-984-0286 ext. 8141.

Location:
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Come say hi to the folks at North Shore Neighbourhood House Parent Community Developers for an outdoor storytime at Viewlynn park!

Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! Open for all ages.

Drop in! No registration required.

Stay tuned and check out our Trail Tales schedule for more outdoor stories this summer!

NOTE: Please note this program takes place at 11:00am. It was incorrectly listed in our calendar and newsletter as 10:30am. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Location:
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Come read with Mitzi, the friendly Cockapoo, or Blaze, the gentle greyhound.

Paws 4 Stories is a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Community Service that is designed to assist in helping to improve reading skills of children. In this program, children have the opportunity to read to a friendly, certified therapy dog. Reading to a therapy dog can be motivating and especially beneficial for children who are hesitant or anxious about reading. 

Ages 6 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length. Children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each. Registration is first-come, first-served, though priority will be given to those who have not participated before.

Registration required. Call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 to register!

 

 

Location:
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for an outdoor reading adventure at Trail Tales! We’re posting the pages of a story throughout local parks and trails, creating an interactive literacy experience for families! Join a children’s librarian as we walk through the story, or venture out on your own to read the story as you explore the park or trail.

No registration required. Call 604-984-0286 ext. 8141 for information.

Viewlynn Park is located at 2555 Viewlynn Drive, North Vancouver, BC.

Stories only available during the times posted above.

Location:
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Summer StoryTales is back!

Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! For children ages 2-5.

All storytimes are drop-in! No registration required. For more info, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

Location:
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Family Storytimes

Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! Family storytime is open for all ages!

Drop-in, no registration required! 

Location:
Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Summer BabyTales


Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! Babies ages 0-12 months.

 

All storytimes are drop-in! No registration required. For more info, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

Location:
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

DIY Storytime is back!

Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing! Join us for a fun, parent or caregiver directed hour. We will provide the books, puppets and supplies you need to create your own mini-storytime! All ages.

Drop in, no registration required! Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 for more information.

Location:
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound or Jo, the Friendly Black Lab!

Paws 4 Stories is a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Community Service  program that is designed to assist in helping to improve reading skills of children.

In this program, children have the opportunity to read to a friendly, certified therapy dog. Reading to a therapy dog can be motivating and especially beneficial for children who are hesitant or anxious about reading.

School-aged children can drop in this summer for a 20 minute session with Jo from July 3-17 or Virgil on July 24 & 31!

No registration required. Drop in! 

Location:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

BabyTales

Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! For babies 0-12 months old.

Drop-in, no registration required!

Location:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Summer StoryTales is back!

Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! For children ages 2-5.

All storytimes are drop-in! No registration required. For more info, call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

Location:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Join us this summer for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All ages are welcome at this family storytime. 

Drop in! No registration required. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 for more information.

Location:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

BabyTales

Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! For babies 0-12 months old.  

Drop-in, no registration required! For more information call 604-984-0286 ext. 8141.

Location:
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Come say hi to the folks at North Shore Neighbourhood House Parent Community Developers for an outdoor storytime at Viewlynn park!

Join us for storytimes that support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. All storytimes are drop-in! Open for all ages.

Drop in! No registration required.

Stay tuned and check out our Trail Tales schedule for more outdoor stories this summer!

NOTE: Please note this program takes place at 11:00am. It was incorrectly listed in our calendar and newsletter as 10:30am. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Location:
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Come tell us all about your recent reads and share with other book lovers!

Have you read a book that you want to rave (or rant) about? Looking for suggestions about what to read from others in the community?

Come to one, some, or all of our drop-in Bring Your Own Book Club sessions this summer! You can discuss books you’ve read as part of our Adult Summer Reading Program, or any book at all. If you’re able to, bring the book(s) that you are reading so others can see what you’re talking about and maybe even browse a few pages!

Drop in! No registration required.

Location:
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Come read with Mitzi, the friendly Cockapoo, or Blaze, the gentle greyhound.

Paws 4 Stories is a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Community Service that is designed to assist in helping to improve reading skills of children. In this program, children have the opportunity to read to a friendly, certified therapy dog. Reading to a therapy dog can be motivating and especially beneficial for children who are hesitant or anxious about reading. 

Ages 6 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length. Children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each. Registration is first-come, first-served, though priority will be given to those who have not participated before.

Registration required. Call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 to register!

 

 

Location:
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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