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Puzzles, Games & Kits

A collection of puzzles of different patterns and difference piece count arranged neatly on two rows of sheves.


Borrow puzzles for all ages! Place a hold online, or stop by your local NVDPL to start puzzling today.


Want to puzzle with a younger family member? Multigenerational puzzles are designed with large, medium, and small pieces so people with different skill levels can enjoy puzzles together.

A play of different board games. A few are stacked on top of one another while others are positions facing the viewer.

Board Games

Looking for a fun activity to take home? Borrow a board game!


Board games are now available to borrow from NVDPL for 21 days! Looking for a specific game? Search "Board Games" in our catalogue, then click "Place Hold" to select a specific title. Ask staff if you would like assistance.

A collection of Pride items including a rainbow plush, four books, and a clear backpack whose contents are hidden by the plush.

Caring Community Kits

Take home a Caring Community Kit to start learning, sharing & building understanding! 


From books to puppets to games and more, each kit is filled with resources on topics that promote community building, strengthen resilience, and increase understanding. 

Caring Community Kits are now available in French!

A arrangement of canvas totebags with different languages embroidered on them.  There are also colourful plushies and two childrens book with a spider and a caterpiller.

First Language Storytime Kits

Share beloved stories with the young people in your life while improving literacy in a variety of languages with First Language Storytime Kits!


Each kit contains a selection of books, songs, and rhymes which can be accompanied by the included toys or puppets for an interactive storytime experience in your home language. Currently available languages include: Chinese, Korean, Persian, Tagalog, Spanish, and French.

This project has been made possible thanks to funding by Decoda Literacy Solutions and is presented in partnership with the North Vancouver City Library.

Books and puppets arranged on top of a bookcase. There are three puppets and three kid's books in front of a larger bookshelf of books.

Puppet Kits

Enjoy storytime with a puppet friend!

Each kit comes with a picture book and a puppet. Kits are available to borrow for 21 days.

Puppet Kits are now available in French!

A LEGO Classic kit displayed on a table, featuring a yellow storage box with "LEGO Kit" written on the front and various colorful LEGO bricks scattered in front.


Build, play, and explore at home with LEGO and DUPLO kits!


LEGO kits are best for ages 4 and up, while DUPLO is suitable starting from 18 months old. Borrow a kit for 21 days and let your imagination run wild.

A starter kit for the tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons. It includes a Starter Set box with an illustration of a dragon, character sheets,  dice, and rulebooks.

Dungeons & Dragons Starter Kits

Learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons with a starter kit from the library!


Each kit includes a rulebook, an adventure guide, pre-made and blank character sheets, dry-erase markers, and dice! Learn more about the kits and find out how to begin your first D&D campaign in this video with William and Elina.

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