featured announcements
Fraud and Scam Awareness Talk
Tuesday, March 5, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Sergeant Peri Mainwaring of the North Vancouver RCMP will discuss identity theft and cybercrime, the resources involved in combating it, the most common types of scam, and how to protect yourself. Drop-in

Build Up Your Tents and
Your Camping Experience
Wednesday, March 20,  Session 1: 10 - 11 a.m. 
Session 2 (identical): 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join Parks Canada's Learn-to-Camp team and explore campsite planning, safe food storage, 'leave no trace' principles, and tent set-up. You'll have the opportunity to practice all of your new-found skills and to ask questions. Sessions 1 and 2 are identical: please register for one session only.  Registration required

City of North Vancouver
Recycling Game
Wednesday, March 20, Tuesday March 26
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

As part of Spring Break fun at NVCL, the City's Zero Waste Coach will be visiting and bringing along the recycling game. Have fun while learning about living green in North Vancouver! Drop-in

adult and general programs
March Computer Classes
All classes 7 - 8:30 p.m.

In March we bring you classes in social media, cloud computing, privacy and security, and NVCL's online resources. Drop-in
Dare to Be Heard
Monday, March 4, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

If you're a writer and want to read your work to a non-critical audience, why not join us? Dare welcomes writers at all stages of the journey, and interested listeners too. This is a North Shore Writers' Association event and takes place in the second floor boardroom. Drop-in

Seniors' Gathering:
Meet the Chief Librarian!
Tuesday, March 12, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Come meet NVCL's Chief Librarian, Deb Hutchison Koep! Learn why she wanted to work at North Vancouver City Library, and about future plans for the library. Drop-in

Postures and Prompts
Friday, March 29, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Andrea Winterbottom, a certified Hatha yoga teacher and Federation of BC Writers member will lead you through a series of pranayama (breathing exercises) and asanas (yoga postures) to open pathways to allow creativity to flow. Awaken your muse and take joy in writing to prompts that will prompt writing from within your core. Please bring your own yoga mat, pen and paper. Registration required

Parenting Teens Support Group for Mandarin-Speaking Families
Thursday, March 28, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

In this monthly session, Mandarin-speaking parents will learn about a variety of topics, including communicating with pre-teenage and teenage children, Internet addiction and games, social media safety, dating and bullying. Registration required

children's programs
Saturdays, March 9, 23, 2 - 2:45 p.m.

For ages 5 and up. What can't you build with LEGO? Put your best building skills to the test! LEGO is provided and you're welcome to create and explore to your heart's content. Drop-in

Marshmallow Engineering
Saturday, March 16, 2 - 3 p.m.

Kick off your spring break with some marshmallow fun! Learn about 3D shapes and show off your building skills by assembling different structures out of marshmallows and spaghetti noodles. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Drop-in

Vancouver Aquarium Aquazone
Tuesday, March 26
Kindergarten to Grade 3: 10 - 11 a.m.
Grade 4 - 7: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The Vancouver Aquarium's AquaZone team is bringing ocean education to NVCL! This program includes live animals, marine artifacts and interactive activities. Registration required

Children's Storytimes
Various days and times

The Library has a number of regular weekly storytimes for various age groups. Please see the calendar for dates and times. Drop-in

teen and tween programs
Homework Help!
Mondays, April 1 to May 27, 3:30-5 p.m.

For Tweens and Teens in grades 4 and up. Want to get help with your homework? Teen tutors will help you reach your academic goals. Preference will be given to those who have not yet participated in Homework Help in 2019.  Registration required

Get Involved!
Teen and Tween volunteering

The Library offers several volunteering opportunities for teens and tweens. Join our Teen Advisory Council, Tween Advisory Group, or the Teen Art and Promotion Group. Join the Read Along program, or help with library events! 

Spring Break Vision Board
March 19 - 28

Spring is the time of year where we plant seeds and watch them blossom and grow. During Spring Break come by The Room and plant your own seeds by creating a personal vision board for 2019. Drawing, colouring, or collaging, vision boards are a creative way to get excited for the year ahead!
Teen Gaming
Fridays, March 1, 8, 22, 29 3:30 - 5:15 p.m.

For grades 7 and up. Drop into The Room to play your favourite "E" or "T" rated games for Wii or PS4, or play board games. Bring your own, or use ours. Drop-in

Board to Death
Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

For ages 16 and up. Come and play board games! All are welcome and new games are introduced regularly. This is a casual, fun, welcoming atmosphere and you don't have to be good at board games. Usually held in The Room, but check @yunorthshore on Instagram to confirm time and place. Drop-in
Tween Movie Matinee
Saturday, March 9, 2 - 4 p.m.

This is a program for tweens in grades 4 to 7.
Bring friends and watch the movie,  Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, in The Room. Refreshements provided!
Snack and Chat Day
Wednesday, March 13, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

For grade 7 - 12. What?! There's free food in the Library?! Come to the room to study, socialize, play some board games and share some awesome treats with your friends! Drop-in
Teen Movie Matinee
Friday, March 15, 3:30 - 6 p.m.

For teens in grade 7 and up. Bring friends and watch a movie in The Room. Refreshments provided! This month, we're showing Ant Man and the Wasp. Drop-in  
Teen Book Club
Wednesday, March 27, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

For teens in grades 7 to 12. Love books? Come and talk about your favourite books with other teens. Books and snacks will be provided! Registration required   
upcoming library closures
There are no statutory holiday closures in March.