Programs & Events for Teens

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 17, 2024 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Do you want to get volunteer hours for making the library a more welcoming place? Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you!

We are a council of enthusiastic, welcoming teens who meet monthly to make the library a better place. The TAG tackles everything from décor and displays to offering insight on teen collections and library policies. Plus, there’s snacks!

TAG is for teens grades 8-12.

No registration required. Email tag@nvdpl.ca for more information.

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Do you want to get volunteer hours for making the library a more welcoming place? Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you!

We are a council of enthusiastic, welcoming teens who meet monthly to make the library a better place. The TAG tackles everything from décor and displays to offering insight on teen collections and library policies. Plus, there’s snacks!

TAG is for teens grades 8-12.

 

No registration required. Email tag@nvdpl.ca for more information.

TAG meets in the Teen Study Room on the second floor of Parkgate Library.

 

Parkgate
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 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, April 30, 2024 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Do you want to get volunteer hours for making the library a more welcoming place? Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you!

We are a council of enthusiastic, welcoming teens who meet monthly to make the library a better place. The TAG tackles everything from décor and displays to offering insight on teen collections and library policies. Plus, there’s snacks!

TAG is for teens grades 8-12.

No registration required. Email tag@nvdpl.ca for more information.

Capilano
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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.

 

No registration required. Questions? Email tag@nvdpl.ca for more information. 

 

Lynn Valley
Thursday, May 2, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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, May 3 | 10:00am–4:00pm
  • Saturday, May 4 | 10:00am–4:00pm
  • Sunday, May 5 | 10:00am–2:00pm  *On Sunday, everything is 1/2 price!
At the Lynn Valley Library Community Room  (1277 Lynn Valley Rd.)
 
Cash only, small bills preferred. Bring your own bag.
 
 
 
Lynn Valley
Friday, May 3, 2024 - 10:00am to Sunday, May 5, 2024 - 2:00pm

Interested in reading more books by 2SLGBTQIA+ authors?

Join Queerly Quilled, the library’s first teen-led book club! Each month we meet at Lynn Valley library to select and discuss queer books ❤ Snacks provided.

Queerly Quilled is for teens grades 8-12.

 

No registration required. Questions? Email tag@nvdpl.ca

Location: Learning Lab on the 2nd floor of Lynn Valley Library, next to the Teen Area.

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Do you want to get volunteer hours for making the library a more welcoming place? Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you!

We are a council of enthusiastic, welcoming teens who meet monthly to make the library a better place. The TAG tackles everything from décor and displays to offering insight on teen collections and library policies. Plus, there’s snacks!

TAG is for teens grades 8-12.

No registration required. Email tag@nvdpl.ca for more information.

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Do you want to get volunteer hours for making the library a more welcoming place? Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you!

We are a council of enthusiastic, welcoming teens who meet monthly to make the library a better place. The TAG tackles everything from décor and displays to offering insight on teen collections and library policies. Plus, there’s snacks!

TAG is for teens grades 8-12.

 

No registration required. Email tag@nvdpl.ca for more information.

TAG meets in the Teen Study Room on the second floor of Parkgate Library.

 

Parkgate
Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Do you want to get volunteer hours for making the library a more welcoming place? Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you!

We are a council of enthusiastic, welcoming teens who meet monthly to make the library a better place. The TAG tackles everything from décor and displays to offering insight on teen collections and library policies. Plus, there’s snacks!

TAG is for teens grades 8-12.

No registration required. Email tag@nvdpl.ca for more information.

Capilano
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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.

 

No registration required. Questions? Email tag@nvdpl.ca for more information. 

 

Lynn Valley
Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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 18 | 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Saturday, October 19 | 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Sunday, October 20  | 10:00am-2:00pm *On Sunday, everything is 1/2 price!
At the Lynn Valley Library Community Room  (1277 Lynn Valley Rd.)
 
Please follow all posted guidelines. Cash only, small bills preferred. Bring your own bag.
 

www.nvdpl.ca/friends-library

Lynn Valley
Friday, October 18, 2024 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 20, 2024 - 2:00pm