Storytimes

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Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. Join us! 
 
BabyTales is for babies 12 months and under. 
 
No registration required. 
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Parkgate or Lynn Valley
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
StoryTales is for children aged 2-5 years old.
 
No registration required. Drop in!
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Parkgate or Capilano
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound!

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.

Recommended for children ages 7 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length. Children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each.

Space is limited. Call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175 or visit the Capilano Information Desk. 


Location:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm

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 required. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 or visit the Lynn Valley Children’s Desk. Registration is first-come, first-served, though priority will be given to those who have not participated before. 

Location:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. Join us! 
 
BabyTales is for babies 12 months and under.
 
No registration required. Call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 for information.
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Capilano or Lynn Valley
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
ToddleTales is for children aged 12-24 months. 
 
No registration required. Drop in! 
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Capilano or Parkgate
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
StoryTales is for children aged 2-5 years old.
 
No registration required. Drop in! 
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Lynn Valley or  Parkgate
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
ToddleTales is for children aged 12-24 months.
 
No registration required. Drop in! 
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Capilano or Lynn Valley
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
ToddleTales is for children aged 12-24 months. 
 
No registration required. Drop in! 
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Lynn Valley or Parkgate!
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
StoryTales is for children aged 2-5 years old.
 
No registration required. Drop in!
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Lynn Valley or Capilano
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Thank you for your interest in this program. Please note it is currently full. Please call to be placed on the waiting list. 

Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose at Lynn Valley Care Centre! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program.

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together. Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.

Space is limited. Register at the Children’s Desk or by phone: 604-984-0286, ext. 8141.

Location:
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Stories, rhymes and songs for the whole family!
 
Children of all ages are invited to enjoy a Saturday morning of stories and fun at the library.
 
Drop in!
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Stories, rhymes and songs for the whole family!
 
Children of all ages are invited to enjoy a Saturday morning of stories in our cozy fireplace room.
 
Drop in! 
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. Join us! 
 
BabyTales is for babies 12 months and under. 
 
No registration required. 
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Parkgate or Lynn Valley
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
StoryTales is for children aged 2-5 years old.
 
No registration required. Drop in!
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Parkgate or Capilano
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound!

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.

Recommended for children ages 7 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length. Children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each.

Space is limited. Call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175 or visit the Capilano Information Desk. 


Location:
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm

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 required. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 or visit the Lynn Valley Children’s Desk. Registration is first-come, first-served, though priority will be given to those who have not participated before. 

Location:
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. Join us! 
 
BabyTales is for babies 12 months and under.
 
No registration required. Call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166 for information.
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Capilano or Lynn Valley
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
ToddleTales is for children aged 12-24 months. 
 
No registration required. Drop in! 
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Capilano or Parkgate
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
StoryTales is for children aged 2-5 years old.
 
No registration required. Drop in! 
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Lynn Valley or  Parkgate
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
ToddleTales is for children aged 12-24 months.
 
No registration required. Drop in! 
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Capilano or Lynn Valley
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
ToddleTales is for children aged 12-24 months. 
 
No registration required. Drop in! 
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Lynn Valley or Parkgate!
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.
 
StoryTales is for children aged 2-5 years old.
 
No registration required. Drop in!
 
Can't make this session? Join us at Lynn Valley or Capilano
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Thank you for your interest in this program. Please note it is currently full. Please call to be placed on the waiting list. 

Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose at Lynn Valley Care Centre! Seniors from the Care Centre will be singing along with families in this special and unique partnership program.

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a fun group experience that introduces babies aged 0-12 months and their caregivers to the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together. Parents and caregivers gain skills and confidence that enable them to create positive family patterns during their children’s crucial early years. Infants benefit from enjoyable, healthy early experiences with language and communication.

Space is limited. Register at the Children’s Desk or by phone: 604-984-0286, ext. 8141.

Location:
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Stories, rhymes and songs for the whole family!
 
Children of all ages are invited to enjoy a Saturday morning of stories and fun at the library.
 
Drop in!
 
NOTE: starting September 2018, we have made changes to storytime age groups. Storytimes are specifically prepared for the age groups listed above, and are tailored to the developmental stages and interests of each group. Please chat with a children's librarian if you have any questions! 
Location:
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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