Life Skills

Develop life skills.

How does memory function and change as we age? Discover tips for maintaining and improving memory, and information about when to seek professional help. Part of a Series for Seniors.

Register online or call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166.
 
The COSCO Health and Wellness Institute provides free workshops to seniors groups throughout BC. There are 41 workshops available for presentation by trained facilitators which provide practical information but are not intended to provide specific legal, medical or financial advice.
Location:
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:30am

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:
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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:
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Working on your entry for the NVDPL teen writing contest? Curious about writing? Unsure of how to get started?

Join us for a special one-hour workshop with the North Shore Writers’ Association designed to help you get started with your creative writing.

Click here to register. 

Location:
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Start getting the most out of your technology and see a Tech Tutor!
 
Do you want to investigate your iPad? Discover downloadable movies? Explore ebooks and e-magazines? Figure out your phone? Or do you have another question?
 
Our teen volunteers from local schools are available to help you get more comfortable with technology. Explore your tech questions and help teens earn their volunteer hours with Tech Tutors. Bring your device or use the Library’s computers.
 
Registration required. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 to register. 
Location:
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Are you a youth aged 11-13 who is interesting in movie making? Sign up for a FREE summer program at the Library where you’ll learn to produce high quality videos!


You will learn how to use your creativity to define the content, the style, and the tone of your videos, and how to hone your ideas into a clear message and story, nurture it into a script, translate it into storyboards. Finally, you’ll bring it all to life in images and sounds and edit into a cohesive and compelling story!

Space is limited to 20 participants. Lunch is not included. Participation release must be signed prior to start.

To apply: 

  1. Read the Info Sheet for more information. 
  2. Fill in, sign and return the Permission Form. Return the form in person to your local branch or send via email to Maryann. 


Questions about the camp? Email Maryann, Manager of Innovation and Learning. 

Sponsored by the Library and the District of North Vancouver, in collaboration with The Cinematheque.

Location:
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

Are you a youth aged 11-13 who is interesting in movie making? Sign up for a FREE summer program at the Library where you’ll learn to produce high quality videos!


You will learn how to use your creativity to define the content, the style, and the tone of your videos, and how to hone your ideas into a clear message and story, nurture it into a script, translate it into storyboards. Finally, you’ll bring it all to life in images and sounds and edit into a cohesive and compelling story!

Space is limited to 20 participants. Lunch is not included. Participation release must be signed prior to start.

To apply: 

  1. Read the Info Sheet for more information. 
  2. Fill in, sign and return the Permission Form. Return the form in person to your local branch or send via email to Maryann. 


Questions about the camp? Email Maryann, Manager of Innovation and Learning. 

Sponsored by the Library and the District of North Vancouver, in collaboration with The Cinematheque.

Location:
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

Are you a youth aged 11-13 who is interesting in movie making? Sign up for a FREE summer program at the Library where you’ll learn to produce high quality videos!


You will learn how to use your creativity to define the content, the style, and the tone of your videos, and how to hone your ideas into a clear message and story, nurture it into a script, translate it into storyboards. Finally, you’ll bring it all to life in images and sounds and edit into a cohesive and compelling story!

Space is limited to 20 participants. Lunch is not included. Participation release must be signed prior to start.

To apply: 

  1. Read the Info Sheet for more information. 
  2. Fill in, sign and return the Permission Form. Return the form in person to your local branch or send via email to Maryann. 


Questions about the camp? Email Maryann, Manager of Innovation and Learning. 

Sponsored by the Library and the District of North Vancouver, in collaboration with The Cinematheque.

Location:
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

Are you a youth aged 11-13 who is interesting in movie making? Sign up for a FREE summer program at the Library where you’ll learn to produce high quality videos!


You will learn how to use your creativity to define the content, the style, and the tone of your videos, and how to hone your ideas into a clear message and story, nurture it into a script, translate it into storyboards. Finally, you’ll bring it all to life in images and sounds and edit into a cohesive and compelling story!

Space is limited to 20 participants. Lunch is not included. Participation release must be signed prior to start.

To apply: 

  1. Read the Info Sheet for more information. 
  2. Fill in, sign and return the Permission Form. Return the form in person to your local branch or send via email to Maryann. 


Questions about the camp? Email Maryann, Manager of Innovation and Learning. 

Sponsored by the Library and the District of North Vancouver, in collaboration with The Cinematheque.

Location:
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Start getting the most out of your technology and see a Tech Tutor!
 
Do you want to investigate your iPad? Discover downloadable movies? Explore ebooks and e-magazines? Figure out your phone? Or do you have another question?
 
Our teen volunteers from local schools are available to help you get more comfortable with technology. Explore your tech questions and help teens earn their volunteer hours with Tech Tutors. Bring your device or use the Library’s computers.
 
Registration required. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 to register. 
Location:
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Are you a youth aged 11-13 who is interesting in movie making? Sign up for a FREE summer program at the Library where you’ll learn to produce high quality videos!


You will learn how to use your creativity to define the content, the style, and the tone of your videos, and how to hone your ideas into a clear message and story, nurture it into a script, translate it into storyboards. Finally, you’ll bring it all to life in images and sounds and edit into a cohesive and compelling story!

Space is limited to 20 participants. Lunch is not included. Participation release must be signed prior to start.

To apply: 

  1. Read the Info Sheet for more information. 
  2. Fill in, sign and return the Permission Form. Return the form in person to your local branch or send via email to Maryann. 


Questions about the camp? Email Maryann, Manager of Innovation and Learning. 

Sponsored by the Library and the District of North Vancouver, in collaboration with The Cinematheque.

Location:
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Start getting the most out of your technology and see a Tech Tutor!
 
Do you want to investigate your iPad? Discover downloadable movies? Explore ebooks and e-magazines? Figure out your phone? Or do you have another question?
 
Our teen volunteers from local schools are available to help you get more comfortable with technology. Explore your tech questions and help teens earn their volunteer hours with Tech Tutors. Bring your device or use the Library’s computers.
 
Registration required. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 to register. 
Location:
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Start getting the most out of your technology and see a Tech Tutor!
 
Do you want to investigate your iPad? Discover downloadable movies? Explore ebooks and e-magazines? Figure out your phone? Or do you have another question?
 
Our teen volunteers from local schools are available to help you get more comfortable with technology. Explore your tech questions and help teens earn their volunteer hours with Tech Tutors. Bring your device or use the Library’s computers.
 
Registration required. Call 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 to register. 
Location:
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm