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Sun. 4 Feb, 2018 - Sat. 10 Feb, 2018

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Friends of the Library Big Book Sale (12:30 pm - 2:00 pm)

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Join us for another Friends of the Library BIG BOOK SALE. 
 
We have an amazing selection of books, CDs, DVDs & more on sale for great prices! Most items are on salle for $2.00 or under, and all Children’s Books are just $0.50!
 
Times
Friday, February 2  | 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday, February 3 | 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday, February 4 | 12:30pm - 4:00pm              
On Sunday, everything is 1/2 price from 12:30pm-4:00pm. 
 
Bring your own bag or purchase one for $3. Cash only. Small bills preferred. 
 
All proceeds from the sale go toward enhancing the Library through projects funded by the Friends.

Monday, February 05, 2018

English Spanish Language Exchange (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)

Do you want to practice your new Spanish or English skills?

Join us to exchange languages, share and learn with native speakers of English and Spanish. This is a conversational meet-up and we will talk about cultural, community and current events at home and around the world. We will discuss the language similarities and differences.

You will appreciate our casual, organized, and courteous format. We encourage everyone to speak in the language they want to learn. Feedback on your efforts will be provided by our members who are native speakers of that language. All those interested in practicing their new English or Spanish skills are welcome!

Drop in! No registration required.

For more information contact:

Gail: gkilmer2011@hotmail.com (English) or Rocio: rocio_mejia@vanmex.com (Spanish)

Location: Lynn Valley

Time:
Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Mar 26 2018.
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Audience: Adults

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Tuesday, February 06, 2018

StoryTales (10:30 am - 11:00 am)

Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.

StoryTales is for children aged 3-5 years old. No registration required. Drop in! Call 604-984-02486, ext. 8141.

Can't make this session? Join us at Parkgate or Capilano!

Location: Lynn Valley

Time:
Repeats every week until Tue Mar 13 2018.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: Children

Event Listing on nvdpl.ca

 

English Conversation Circle (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)

Come practice your English language skills in a fun group of other new speakers.

Meet new people, learn English, and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with the Baha'is of North Vancouver.

Drop in! No registration required.

Location: Lynn Valley

Time:
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue May 29 2018.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Audience: All Ages

 

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

ToddleTales (10:30 am - 11:00 am)

Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing.

ToddleTales is for children aged 24-36 months. No registration required. Drop in! Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 for information.

Can't make this session? Join us at Capilano or Parkgate!

Location: Lynn Valley

Time:
Repeats every week until Wed Mar 14 2018.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: Children

Event Listing on nvdpl.ca

 

Let's Learn with Lynda.com (2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Do you want to learn a new business, technology or creative skill online?

Pop into this Let’s Learn with Lynda.com session to learn more about how you can get started with Lynda.com! Lynda.com allows users to learn online at their own pace. Subjects include business, computer software, programming, audio and music production, photography, design, marketing, and 3D animation. In this session, you’ll learn:

  • How to log into Lynda.com
  • An overview of courses available
  • How to learn using Lynda.com tutorials and supplementary tools
  • How to track your progress and earn Lynda.com certifications

Access to Lynda.com is now available to all District of North Vancouver with an NVDPL library card in good standing. Can't attend this session? Get started with Lynda.com today!

Location: Lynn Valley
Time: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Audience: All Ages
Registration: Program

 

Paws 4 Stories (6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Thank you for your interest in Paws 4 Stories. Please note that this program is now full. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8141 or visit the Lynn Valley Children’s Desk for more information or to be placed on a waiting list.

Come and read to Starr, the friendly Great Dane!

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

Location: Lynn Valley
Time:
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 14 2018.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Audience: Children

 

Thursday, February 08, 2018

BabyTales (10:00 am - 10:30 am)

Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. Join us!

BabyTales is for babies under 24 months old. No registration required.

Can't make this session? Join us at Capilano or Parkgate!

Location: Lynn Valley

Time:
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 15 2018.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: Children

 

BabyTales (11:00 am - 11:30 am)

Storytimes support & develop early literacy through singing, talking, reading, and playing. Join us!

BabyTales is for babies under 24 months old. No registration required.

Can't make this session? We're also hosting BabyTales at Lynn Valley at 11:00am, or you can join us at Capilano or Parkgate!

Location: Lynn Valley

Time:
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 15 2018.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Audience: Children

 

Lynn Valley Thursday Evening Book Club (7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Do you love to talk about what you’re reading? Want to try something new or read outside your comfort zone? Join the Books to Talk About Book Club to talk about books that spark discussion, curiosity and debate. If you’ve read the book...drop into a discussion! No registration is required. 

2017-2018 Schedule for the Lynn Valley Thursday Evening Book Club

The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

Thursday, October 12 

 7:30pm 

The Party Wall by Catherine Leroux

Thursday, November 9

 7:30pm

To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

Thursday, December 14

 7:30pm 

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Thursday, February 8     

 7:30pm 

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Thursday, March 8 

 7:30pm 

Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

Thursday, April 12 

 7:30pm 

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

Thursday, May 10            

 7:30pm 

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Thursday, June 14 

 7:30pm 

Copies of the first book will be available starting August 24. After that, books will be available after book club meetings in print format. All books are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Copies of the books are also available in other formats, such as print, ebook, audiobooks, and more. Ask staff to help you find a copy!

Want to receive meeting reminders and information about the books via email?

Register here or call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 to provide your email. 

A full schedule for all branches is available here

Repeats on the 2nd Thursday of the month in Oct., Nov., Dec. 2017 & Feb., Mar., Apr., May, & June, 2018. No January meeting.

Location: Lynn Valley

Time: 

Repeats every month on February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December on the second Thursday 8 times.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Audience:  Adults

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Friday, February 09, 2018

Parent-Child Mother Goose® at Lynn Valley Care Centre (2:15 pm - 3:00 pm)

Join us for a special Parent-Child Mother Goose at Lynn Valley Care Centre (1070 Lynn Valley Road)!

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.

NOTE: Registration opens January 3. Space is limited. Register at the Children’s Desk or by phone: 604-984-0286, ext. 8141.

Brought to you by the NVDPL, North Shore Community Resources, in partnership with Lynn Valley Care Centre.

Location: Lynn Valley

Time:
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Mar 16 2018.
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:00pm

Audience: Children

Event Listing on nvdpl.ca

 

Book Buddies (4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Thank you for your interest in Book Buddies. This program is now full. Check back in the future for more sessions!

Does your child need some extra encouragement with their reading? Book Buddies can help!

Book Buddies is a Library program that helps children aged 6-11 who need support and encouragement in maintaining and improving their reading skills. Children are matched with a teen volunteer, and for half an hour each week the Book Buddies read aloud to each other, choose books to take home, and do literacy-based activities, such as word games. This program is a reading mentoring program, it does no teach reading.

Location: Lynn Valley

Time:
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Mar 09 2018.
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Audience: Children

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Family Stories and Fun (10:00 am - 11:00 am)

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!

Location: Lynn Valley

Time:
Repeats every week until Sat Mar 17 2018.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am 

Audience: Children

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