Programs & Events for Teens

Wish you were better at using your phone? Want practice setting up your iPad, downloading apps, or using Zoom?

Tech tutors pairs people who would like to become more comfortable with everyday technology with teen volunteers who can help them get there. Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session with a teen volunteer at the Parkgate Library. 

Note: these sessions take place in person.

Registration required. Register in-person or by calling 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. For more information, email Jessie at hawkesj@nvdpl.ca.

Parkgate
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Are you a book-loving teen who wants to get volunteer hours for improving the library?

Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you! We are a council of enthusiastic, kind 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 food!

TAG is for humans grades 8-12. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Not your average book club! Formerly known as the ARC Book Club, this is a club where 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. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Capilano
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Not your average book club! Formerly known as the ARC Book Club, this is a club where 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. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Lynn Valley
Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Rainbow Reads is a monthly book club where we read YA books featuring LGBTQIA+ characters.

Our selections will be from various genres and will cover a range of topics, including coming out, aligning cultural expectations with queerness, family relationships, queer joy, and romance! Come to our book club to relax, snack & discuss great books among friends.

Rainbow Reads is for teens grades 8-12. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Are you a book-loving teen who wants to get volunteer hours for improving the library?

Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you! We are a council of enthusiastic, kind 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 food!

TAG is for humans grades 8-12. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Not your average book club! Formerly known as the ARC Book Club, this is a club where 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. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Lynn Valley
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Not your average book club! Formerly known as the ARC Book Club, this is a club where 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. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Capilano
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Rainbow Reads is a monthly book club where we read YA books featuring LGBTQIA+ characters.

Our selections will be from various genres and will cover a range of topics, including coming out, aligning cultural expectations with queerness, family relationships, queer joy, and romance! Come to our book club to relax, snack & discuss great books among friends.

Rainbow Reads is for teens grades 8-12. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Are you a book-loving teen who wants to get volunteer hours for improving the library?

Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you! We are a council of enthusiastic, kind 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 food!

TAG is for humans grades 8-12. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Are you a book-loving teen who wants to get volunteer hours for improving the library?

Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you! We are a council of enthusiastic, kind 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 food!

TAG is for humans grades 8-12. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Are you a book-loving teen who wants to get volunteer hours for improving the library?

Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you! We are a council of enthusiastic, kind 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 food!

TAG is for humans grades 8-12. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Are you a book-loving teen who wants to get volunteer hours for improving the library?

Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you! We are a council of enthusiastic, kind 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 food!

TAG is for humans grades 8-12. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Are you a book-loving teen who wants to get volunteer hours for improving the library?

Then the Teen Advisory Group is for you! We are a council of enthusiastic, kind 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 food!

TAG is for humans grades 8-12. Note: this event takes place in person.

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

Lynn Valley
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm