Special Events & Concerts

Special events and concerts at the Library.

Join us for another season of the Capilano Universe Lecture series!

Through this presentation, you will be introduced to various brain structures that make it possible to control our feeling states. To this end, Deyar will walk you through insights from human behavioural and neuroimaging research, including his own recent work on the topic.

Dr. Deyar Asmaro (Honours BA, MA, PhD) is a psychology instructor at Capilano University, Langara College, Douglas College and Kwantlen University. He completed his PhD at Simon Fraser University and studied the neuroscience of addiction behaviour while working in the Laboratory for Affective and Developmental Neuroscience. He was awarded a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in 2011 for his research on addictions and has published a number of scientific papers that pertain to the topic.

This meeting will be held on Zoom. What you’ll need to attend: a computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam, or your smartphone/tablet.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm

Join our NVDPL Librarian for a special Family Day February Fun Fact Family Trivia! Put your knowledge to the test with questions about Valentines Day, Black History, I Read Canadian Day, and other fun February themes! Teams must have at least one adult or teen but can be of any size as long as they are in the same home together.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration will close at 4pm on Saturday, February 13th and the library will be CLOSED for Family Day on Monday February 15th.

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

Registration required. Register online or call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. Zoom link will be sent to those registered in advance of the meeting date.

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Calling all Junior Chefs! If you are between 8 to 10 years old, grab a cookbook, an apron and join other aspiring chefs on Zoom. 

Choose a cookie recipe from a library cookbook in the kid’s collection or from your home library cookbook collection— and try it out at home! Then, join us on Zoom to discuss our cookie baking experiences! What worked? What didn't? Was it delicious? All seasoned and beginner chefs are welcome.  Dough wait, sign up and a Zoom link will be emailed to you a couple of days before we meet.

Make sure you save a few cookies to show off or email a photo to allanj@nvdpl.ca and we will share our baked morsels for everyone to see during our Zoom get together.

We’re hosting this virtual program on Zoom. What you’ll need to attend: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam, or your smartphone/tablet. 

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


Monday, February 22, 2021 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm