Programs & Events for Teens

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 Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

Capilano
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Come work on your novel!

We provide a quiet space, some snacks, and some gentle motivation, you bring your writing materials and your desire to write!

Drop in! No registration required.

Upcoming Dates:
 
• Saturday, November 23 | 10:00am-12:00pm
 
• Tuesday, November 26 | 5:30pm-7:15pm
 
• Saturday, November 30 | 10:00am-4:00pm*
*last chance to make the 50,000 word count!

Check the calendar for more Write-Ins this November

Capilano
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Join the North Shore Multicultural Society for a series on finding your first professional job in Canada!

Getting your career back in Canada can be a real challenge! Most new immigrants have a lot of work experience in their home country, but start in a survival job to get used to the Canadian workplace. Get helpful Job Search Resources and learn how the Canadian job market works!

Who can attend this workshop?

• Work Permit Holders
• International Students
• Refugee Claimants

Highlights:

• Job search strategies
• Resume and cover letter writing
• Creating a professional profile
• Interview skills
• Creating an elevator pitch
• Networking
 
For more information and to register, contact: Masha Rademakers
mashar@nsms.ca or 604-973-0463
Lynn Valley
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Calling all aspiring novelists, poets, screenwriters, and journalists!

The Teen Writer’s Group is a place where young writers can develop their skills, set aside dedicated time for writing, and get ideas from other teen authors. Each session will involve learning and practicing a writing skill and time to work on your own writing projects. Please bring something to write on (a notebook, laptop, or tablet work great). Snacks (and inspiration!) provided. 

This group is for teens who are in high school (grades 8-12).  Questions? Email Jessie, the Teen Engagement Librarian, at hawkesj@nvdpl.ca.

No registration required! Drop in!

Lynn Valley
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm

Come work on your novel!

We provide a quiet space, some snacks, and some gentle motivation, you bring your writing materials and your desire to write!

Drop in! No registration required.

Upcoming Dates:
 
• Tuesday, November 26 | 5:30pm-7:15pm
 
• Saturday, November 30 | 10:00am-4:00pm*
*last chance to make the 50,000 word count!

Check the calendar for more Write-Ins this November

Capilano
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Come work on your novel!

We provide a quiet space, some snacks, and some gentle motivation, you bring your writing materials and your desire to write!

Drop in! No registration required.

Upcoming Dates:
 
• Saturday, November 30 | 10:00am-4:00pm*
*last chance to make the 50,000 word count!

Check the calendar for more Write-Ins this November

Capilano
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:15pm

Join the North Shore Multicultural Society for a series on finding your first professional job in Canada!

Getting your career back in Canada can be a real challenge! Most new immigrants have a lot of work experience in their home country, but start in a survival job to get used to the Canadian workplace. Learn how to create a professional Canadian resume to get a job in your field. Get some tips and tricks on how to prepare for an interview!

Who can attend this workshop?

• Work Permit Holders
• International Students
• Refugee Claimants

Highlights:

• Job search strategies
• Resume and cover letter writing
• Creating a professional profile
• Interview skills
• Creating an elevator pitch
• Networking
 
For more information and to register, contact: Masha Rademakers
mashar@nsms.ca or 604-973-0463
Lynn Valley
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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 Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

 

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Come work on your novel! It's your last chance to make the 50,000 word count! 

We provide a quiet space, some snacks, and some gentle motivation, you bring your writing materials and your desire to write!

Drop in! No registration required.

Capilano
Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Not your average book club!

Advance Reading Copies are books that haven’t even been published yet. At the Teen Advance Readers’ club, you’ll have the chance to read and review brand new teen books that haven’t even hit the shelves!

You’ll get an exclusive sneak peek at unpublished teen fiction, then choose a book to take home and review. At the next meeting, we’ll discuss the books, with snacks of course, and do it all over again!

Don’t miss your chance to READ IT FIRST!

Register online, email TAG@nvdpl.ca, or call 604-990-5800, ext. 8176

Note: If registration is full, please email TAG@nvdpl.ca to have your name put on a waitlist. 

 

 

 

Parkgate
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join the North Shore Multicultural Society for a series on finding your first professional job in Canada!

Getting your career back in Canada can be a real challenge! Most new immigrants have a lot of work experience in their home country, but start in a survival job to get used to the Canadian workplace. How do you write a great cover letter? In this workshop you learn how to communicate with your future employer. 

Who can attend this workshop?

• Work Permit Holders
• International Students
• Refugee Claimants

Highlights:

• Job search strategies
• Resume and cover letter writing
• Creating a professional profile
• Interview skills
• Creating an elevator pitch
• Networking
 
For more information and to register, contact: Masha Rademakers
mashar@nsms.ca or 604-973-0463
 
Lynn Valley
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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 Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

Capilano
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Calling all aspiring novelists, poets, screenwriters, and journalists!

The Teen Writer’s Group is a place where young writers can develop their skills, set aside dedicated time for writing, and get ideas from other teen authors. Each session will involve learning and practicing a writing skill and time to work on your own writing projects. Please bring something to write on (a notebook, laptop, or tablet work great). Snacks (and inspiration!) provided. 

This group is for teens who are in high school (grades 8-12).  Questions? Email Jessie, the Teen Engagement Librarian, at hawkesj@nvdpl.ca.

No registration required! Drop in!

Lynn Valley
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm

Not your average book club!

Advance Reading Copies are books that haven’t even been published yet. At the Teen Advance Readers’ club, you’ll have the chance to read and review brand new teen books that haven’t even hit the shelves!

You’ll get an exclusive sneak peek at unpublished teen fiction, then choose a book to take home and review. At the next meeting, we’ll discuss the books, with snacks of course, and do it all over again!

Don’t miss your chance to READ IT FIRST!

Register online, email TAG@nvdpl.ca, or call 604-990-5800, ext. 8176

Note: If registration is full, please email TAG@nvdpl.ca to have your name put on a waitlist. 

 

 

 

Parkgate
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 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 Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

Capilano
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 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 Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

 

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Not your average book club!

Advance Reading Copies are books that haven’t even been published yet. At the Teen Advance Readers’ club, you’ll have the chance to read and review brand new teen books that haven’t even hit the shelves!

You’ll get an exclusive sneak peek at unpublished teen fiction, then choose a book to take home and review. At the next meeting, we’ll discuss the books, with snacks of course, and do it all over again!

Don’t miss your chance to READ IT FIRST!

Register online, email TAG@nvdpl.ca, or call 604-990-5800, ext. 8176

Note: If registration is full, please email TAG@nvdpl.ca to have your name put on a waitlist. 

 

 

 

Parkgate
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 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 Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

 

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Not your average book club!

Advance Reading Copies are books that haven’t even been published yet. At the Teen Advance Readers’ club, you’ll have the chance to read and review brand new teen books that haven’t even hit the shelves!

You’ll get an exclusive sneak peek at unpublished teen fiction, then choose a book to take home and review. At the next meeting, we’ll discuss the books, with snacks of course, and do it all over again!

Don’t miss your chance to READ IT FIRST!

Register online, email TAG@nvdpl.ca, or call 604-990-5800, ext. 8176

Note: If registration is full, please email TAG@nvdpl.ca to have your name put on a waitlist. 

 

 

 

Parkgate
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 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 Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

Capilano
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 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 Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

 

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Not your average book club!

Advance Reading Copies are books that haven’t even been published yet. At the Teen Advance Readers’ club, you’ll have the chance to read and review brand new teen books that haven’t even hit the shelves!

You’ll get an exclusive sneak peek at unpublished teen fiction, then choose a book to take home and review. At the next meeting, we’ll discuss the books, with snacks of course, and do it all over again!

Don’t miss your chance to READ IT FIRST!

Register online, email TAG@nvdpl.ca, or call 604-990-5800, ext. 8176

Note: If registration is full, please email TAG@nvdpl.ca to have your name put on a waitlist. 

 

 

 

Parkgate
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 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 Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

Capilano
Monday, April 20, 2020 - 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 Jessie at 604-990-5800, ext. 8176.

 

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Not your average book club!

Advance Reading Copies are books that haven’t even been published yet. At the Teen Advance Readers’ club, you’ll have the chance to read and review brand new teen books that haven’t even hit the shelves!

You’ll get an exclusive sneak peek at unpublished teen fiction, then choose a book to take home and review. At the next meeting, we’ll discuss the books, with snacks of course, and do it all over again!

Don’t miss your chance to READ IT FIRST!

Register online, email TAG@nvdpl.ca, or call 604-990-5800, ext. 8176

Note: If registration is full, please email TAG@nvdpl.ca to have your name put on a waitlist. 

 

 

 

Parkgate
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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