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Local Authors

B.C. Authors of Fiction

Anderson-Dargatz, Gail, 1963-

The almost widow

Bantock, Nick

The corset & the jellyfish : a conundrum of drabbles

Belcourt, Billy-Ray.

A minor chorus : a novel

Brideau, Lisa


Chang, Janie

The porcelain moon : a novel of France, the Great War, and forbidden love

Local Authors

Find creative inspiration at your local library!

A Space Just for Teens 

You will find a space just for teens at our Capilano, Lynn Valley and Parkgate locations – all branches have tables for studying, along with teen books, graphic novels, manga, video games and more. At Parkgate, there is even a study room dedicated for teens. At Lions Gate, we have a small selection of teen books but staff are happy to bring over books from our other branches! 


Digital Books, Audiobooks, and Magazines on the Libby App 

Did you know that there are certain titles from NVDPL that can only be found as digital materials? Especially audiobooks, manga, and graphic novels! Download the free Libby app to your Apple or Android mobile device or read on your Kobo. Find out more about Libby or get started searching for your next favourite digital read right from our catalogue.


Free Online Arts & Crafts Courses

If you enjoy arts & crafts, Creativebug is your online gateway to a new hobby. Learn through thousands of video classes with activities for all ages and new content added daily. Instructional videos on sewing, quilting, knitting, crochet, drawing, painting, paper crafts, jewelry, food & home, holiday & party, and more.

Online Resources

North Shore Authors Collection


North Shore Writers Festival

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