Life Skills

Develop life skills.

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. 

No registration required. Drop in! 

Location:
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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. 

No registration required. Drop in! 

Location:
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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. 

No registration required. Drop in! 

Location:
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Due to illness, this event has been cancelled. We are hoping to reschedule so please stay tuned!

 

 

Wild Route Adventure presents: A Beginner's Guide to Multi Day Hiking.

Planning on going multi day hiking but not to sure where to start? Join Caitlin Beaudin, founder of WIld Route Adventure. In this seminar she will review: 

-Logistics/ things to consider when planning your trip
-Trail etiquette
-Bear aware
-Camping gear & the 10 essentials
-Required clothing/footwear
-Meal ideas for the trail
-List of beginner friendly multi day trips
-As well as various other tips & suggestions

About Wild Route Adventure:
Wild Route Adventure was founded by Caitlin Beaudin in Spring 2016 as a way to give back to her community. She has organized and hosted seven different seminars / workshops throughout the North Shore including "A Beginner's Guide to: Travelling Abroad and Coastal Hiking". The idea behind her seminars is to inspire individuals to go outdoors and ultimately find a passion to help protect our environment. Her knowledge, passion and enthusiasm is sure to leave you inspired and looking forward to your own trips in the great outdoors!

Location:
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us for another session learning Isha Kriya!

Isha Kriya is a gentle, guided mediation which is practiced while seated in a chair. This makes Isha Kriya an approachable practice for every body type. Following along with this guided meditation makes it easy for you to calm the mind and to settle the body so that you can experience benefits from your practice.

The session is facilitated by a trained Isha Kriya instructor. No previous experience is necessary. All those who claim that they “can’t meditate!” are especially welcome! 

Location:
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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. 

No registration required. Drop in! 

Location:
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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. 

No registration required. Drop in! 

Location:
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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. 

No registration required. Drop in! 

Location:
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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. 

No registration required. Drop in! 

Location:
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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. 

No registration required. Drop in! 

Location:
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for another session learning Isha Kriya!

Isha Kriya is a gentle, guided mediation which is practiced while seated in a chair. This makes Isha Kriya an approachable practice for every body type. Following along with this guided meditation makes it easy for you to calm the mind and to settle the body so that you can experience benefits from your practice.

The session is facilitated by a trained Isha Kriya instructor. No previous experience is necessary. All those who claim that they “can’t meditate!” are especially welcome! 

Location:
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join us to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary throughout 2017 by tracing your roots! 

Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using Ancestry.ca Library Edition and other genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.

Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.

Register online by clicking REGISTER above or at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144. 

This program is also taking place at: 
  • Capilano Library 
    Tuesday, June 27 |  10:30am-11:30am and Wednesday, August 16 | 2:30pm-3:30pm 
  • Parkgate Library 
    Wednesday, July 5 | 10:30am-11:30am and Tuesday, August 22 | 2:30pm-3:30pm 
Location:
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary throughout 2017 by tracing your roots! 

Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using Ancestry.ca Library Edition and other genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.

Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.

Register online by clicking REGISTER above or at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175. 

This program is also taking place at: 
  • Lynn Valley Library 
    Tuesday, July 4 | 2:30pm—3:30pm and Tuesday, August 15 | 2:30pm-3:30pm 
  • Parkgate Library 
    Wednesday, July 5 | 10:30am-11:30am and Tuesday, August 22 | 2:30pm-3:30pm 
Location:
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join us to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary throughout 2017 by tracing your roots! 

Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using Ancestry.ca Library Edition and other genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.

Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.

Register online by clicking REGISTER above or at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. 

This program is also taking place at: 
  • Capilano Library 
    Tuesday, June 27 | 10:30am-11:30am and Wednesday, August 16 | 2:30pm-3:30pm
  • Lynn Valley Library 
    Tuesday, July 4 | 2:30pm-3:30pm & Tuesday, August 15 | 2:30pm-3:30pm 
Location:
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Yoga for Beginners

In this session, you will learn simple but powerful yoga postures to balance and stabilize your system.

  • Can relieve chronic ailments
  • Can relieve back pain, stress, anxiety, and tension
  • Strengthens the spine
  • Takes only 5-10 minutes to practice daily

Designed by Sadhguru, a self- realized yogi and foremost authority in the field of yoga.

This session will be conducted by a trained Isha facilitator, after which ongoing online support will also be available.

No prior experience with yoga is necessary.

Ages 7 and up

This session is brought to you by Isha Foundation, an international non-profit aimed to bring well-being to everyone through yoga and meditation.

Register online or at 604-604-929-3727, ext. 8166

Location:
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

With your intuition well developed, you can make decisions more easily. You have greater access to your creativity and have guidance on where to go in your life and work. With the information overload of today’s society and your mind’s constant chatter, it is hard to focus on insight, direction and clarity. Stop being fearful of making the wrong decision. Expand your inner guidance and let your intuition work for you!

Join Fenneke Tjallingii-Brocken in this workshop to:

  • learn why intuition as a resource is so important
  • learn to recognize and trust your inner wisdom and compass
  • practice practical exercises and mindfulness to connect with your intuition
  • know how to apply your intuition in life and work

This workshop is for everyone who wants to be more intuitive. It is a great workshop if you want to gain access to your inner wisdom, make decisions more easily and gain clarity around the purpose and direction of your life.

 

Presenter Bio: Fenneke Tjallingii-Brocken MSc, CPCC, is a certified professional coach who applies mindfulness and meditation techniques. Fenneke believes that the key to thrive and create success is fully being who you are. She works with clients one-on-one and facilitates workshops to help people create lasting intuition and stress management tools, apply discipline to enhance focus and build authentic relationships. Drawing from her multidisciplinary background as Marine Biologist and Kundalini Yoga Teacher with 17 years of experience with mindfulness and meditation, she provides a holistic approach to come alive and step into your greatness to make a difference in the world. Fenneke is of Dutch origin and has lived in Africa. She is a wife and mother of two wonderful children.

Register online by clicking REGISTER above, or call 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

A workshop on how to make your passing easier on those you love.

Join us for an informative workshop on planning your final wishes! Most families are poorly prepared and have little idea of the decisions, the work and the costs for making final arrangements at the time of need.  Funeral and Cemetery Advisor Frederick Margel will share information you can use to reduce your family’s burden, pressure and cost of arranging a funeral, cremation or burial. Cemetery options and costs for North Shore residents.

Checklists and planning forms provided.

Register here online or at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166

Location:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm