Programs & Events for Teens

Not your average book club! 

In this friendly book club, we read Advance Reading Copies of soon-to-be-published books and share our reviews! We meet monthly to discuss our books with fellow bibliophiles.

Read & Review Teen Book Club is for grades 7-12.

 

Registration required. Register online or email Jessie at hawkesj@nvdpl.ca for info. 

 

Lynn Valley
Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Come meet other comics and manga fans!

Each month, we’ll read graphic novels or manga from a different genre, and meet to discuss, compare, and snack!

Graphic Novel & Manga Book Club is open to anyone ages 10-16.

 

Registration required. Register online or call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Questions? Email Jessie at hawkesj@nvdpl.ca

 

Capilano
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

It’s a Wonderful Life (1940s classic)

After George Bailey (James Stewart) wishes he had never been born, an angel (Henry Travers) is sent to earth to make George's wish come true. George starts to realize how many lives he has changed and impacted, and how they would be different if he was never there.

 

No registration required, however seating will be first-come, first-served. Call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175 for information.  

Capilano
Sunday, December 18, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Wednesday, December 28, 2022 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Find something special at the Friends of the Library book sale while supporting special projects at NVDPL! Explore a great selection of books, DVDs, CDs & more for all ages! Most items are under $2. 
 
Book Sale Days/Times: 
  • Friday, February 17 | timing TBD
  • Saturday, February 18 | timing TBD
  • Sunday, February 19 | timing TBD
At the Lynn Valley Library Community Room  (1277 Lynn Valley Rd.)
 
Please follow all posted COVID-19 safety guidelines. Cash only, small bills preferred. Bring your own bag.
 
 
Lynn Valley
Friday, February 17, 2023 - 7:00pm to Sunday, February 19, 2023 - 3:00pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Find something special at the Friends of the Library book sale while supporting special projects at NVDPL! 
 
Explore a great selection of books, DVDs, CDs & more for all ages! Most items are under $2. 
 
Book Sale Days/Times: 
  • Friday, May 26 | timing TBD
  • Saturday, May 27 | timing TBD
  • Sunday, May 28 | timing TBD  *On Sunday, everyting is 1/2 price!
At the Lynn Valley Library Community Room  (1277 Lynn Valley Rd.)
 
Please follow all posted COVID-19 safety guidelines. Cash only, small bills preferred. Bring your own bag.
 
Lynn Valley
Friday, May 26, 2023 - 10:00am to Sunday, May 28, 2023 - 2:00pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Wednesday, June 14, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

This self-managed writers' group is currently meeting on Zoom from 5:30pm - 7pm on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is an opportunity to receive feedback on your writing in progress. 

  • 2-3 people will have their work looked at each session
  • Stories/texts will be emailed for feedback one week or more ahead of the session
  • Authors can choose to see those documents or get just verbal feedback during the meeting
  • Submit max 2000 words (about 5 double spaced typed pages)
  • The group is considering using the critique checklist from this Yukon writers’ group
  • As a preface to your writing, please inform readers if your work contains any of the following:
    • Sexual assault, Extreme violence, goriness, Suicide, Eating disorders, Racism or racial epithets

 

If you would like to have your email shared with the group so that you can gain access to the group's critique schedule, share your work, receive feedback for your writing and receive the Zoom meeting link, please email Sara to be added to the group email list.

Zoom 3
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Find something special at the Friends of the Library book sale while supporting special projects at NVDPL! 
 
Explore a great selection of books, DVDs, CDs & more for all ages! Most items are under $2. 
 
Book Sale Days/Times: 
  • Friday, October 20 | timing TBD
  • Saturday, October 21 | timing TBD
  • Sunday, October 22  | timing TBD *On Sunday, everything is 1/2 price!
At the Lynn Valley Library Community Room  (1277 Lynn Valley Rd.)
 
Please follow all posted COVID-19 safety guidelines. Cash only, small bills preferred. Bring your own bag.
 
Lynn Valley
Friday, October 20, 2023 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 22, 2023 - 2:00pm