Reading & Literary

Explore book clubs, author readings & more.

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! 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 7 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length - children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

For complete information on the Monday Morning Book Club, see http://www.nvdpl.ca/event/monday-morning-book-club-4

Monday, May 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! 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 7 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length - children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Have you ever thought about sharing the memories, stories, and experiences of your life through a memoir?

Join local Wayne Smith for a 2-part writing event where you can gather storytelling tips and inspiration from fellow aspiring memoirists!

 You can write to memoir prompts, share your stories with others or just listen.

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


Location:
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! 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 7 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length - children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Enjoy a cup of tea and a great read! 

June Pick: Ties By Domenico Starnone

Parkgate Library
Thursday, June 14 | 3:00pm—4:00pm
No registration required. Drop in!

All are welcome to the Afternoon Tea Book Club. This month we’re reading Ties By Domenico Starnone. 

Whether you are well-seasoned in Book Clubs or have never been in one, we invite you to participate in our Afternoon Tea Book Club at Parkgate Library. We’ll supply the books and the tea; you just have to show up ready for a good discussion.

No registration required. Drop in! 

Location:
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! 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 7 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length - children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! 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 7 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length - children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Did you know you can access exclusive e-magazine, e-book, and e-audiobook files from RBdigital with your NVDPL card? Join us to learn how you can “read it your way” with the RBdigital app.

Learn how to set up your RBdigital account and how to find, checkout and download digital content to your computer, tablet or mobile device. Bring your own device if you’d like to follow along!

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

Location:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
A special repeat presentation!
 
Join us for an evening with Stephen Hui, author of the all-new guidebook 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia, a comprehensive, authoritative guide for trekking in all seasons. 
 
Books will be available for sale at the talk.
 
This talk is presented with thanks to Greystone Books and the Canada Council for the Arts.
Location:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! 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 7 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length - children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! 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 7 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length - children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Extended due to popular demand!

Come and read to Virgil, the friendly Basset Hound! 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 7 -12. Sessions are 20 minutes in length - children can sign up for a maximum of three sessions each.

Register at 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.

Location:
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm