City Library of North Vancouver

Website: nvcl.ca
Email: [email protected]

Phone: 604-998-3450
Address: 120 14th St W, North Vancouver

Storytime

Who:

Infants and toddlers
Young children
Caregivers
Seniors

What:

Stories are read to infants and toddlers caregivers stay with their infants/toddlers and both get to interact with other families. Their slightly older young children can attend as well. Seniors can attend, observe, and play with the children and interact with the young caregivers.

When:

    • 1, 2, 3, Count with Me
      • Mondays 10:30 – 11am
      • Ages 3-5
      • Virtual
    • Bedtime Story
      • Tuesday 7 – 7:30pm
      • Preschool and primary school children
      • Virtual
    • Toddler Storytime
      • Wednesday 10 – 10:30am
      • Toddlers
      • In-person
    • Baby Storytime
      • 10 – 10:30am & 10:45 – 11:15am
      • Infants
      • In-person

Registration:

You can register online, by phone, or in-person either on a weekly basis or in perpetuity. Virtual sessions have no limits on registration. In-person sessions do have limits. Latecomers will have their spot reserved for 10 minutes before this is offered to others.

Mothergoose

Who:

Infants and toddlers
Young children

Caregivers
Seniors

What: 

Songs, rhymes, and playtime for infants and toddlers. Caregivers stay with their infants/toddlers and both get to interact with other families. Their slightly older young children can attend as well. Seniors can attend, observe, and play with the children and interact with the young caregivers.

When:

    • Not currently offered
    • Held on one morning per week for 6-week periods
    • Subscribe to the library’s e-newsletter for updates

Registration:

Registration is required prior to the start of the first session. This one-time registration will allow you to attend all 6 sessions. You can register online, by phone, or in-person.

 

Read Along

Who:

Teens and children

What:

Teens help children with their reading

When:

Once a week for 6 weeks; Wednesdays 4 – 4:30pm and 4:30 – 5pm

Registration:

Registration is required prior to the first session. This one-time registration will allow you to attend all 6 sessions. You can register online, by phone, or in-person.

 

Homework Help

Who:

Teens and children

What:

Teens helping children with their homework

When:

Starting fall 2022l, after school

Registration:

Contact the City Library of North Vancouver by phone, email, or drop-in.

Take and Make Kits

Who:

    • Children of all ages
    • caregivers, grandcaregivers, or any adult

What:

Sign up to receive a monthly ‘take-and-make’ kit for your child to do a craft activity related to the different seasons and holidays of the year! Children can do these crafts with an adult in their life (grandcaregivers have really enjoyed doing these crafts with their grandchildren).

When:

A new kit is offered monthly; subscribe to the library’s e-newsletter for updates!

Registration:

A registration form is required to receive a take-and-make kit; this will ask for your personal details and how many kits you need (limit 2 per family). Your kit will be reserved for 1-2 weeks.

 

Kindness Cards:

Who:

Everyone

What:

Make cards for isolated or vulnerable seniors

When:

Not regularly scheduled; subscribe to the library’s e-newsletter for updates!

Registration not required.

 

Writing and Art Contests

Who:

Teens primarily, but all ages welcome to attend.

What:

Teens share their creative work, then other teens and adults judge the contest. All ages attend the showcase display of the teens’ creative work.

When:

Not regularly scheduled; subscribe to the library’s e-newsletter for updates!

Registration:

Contact the City Library of North Vancouver by phone, email, or drop-in.

The City Library of North Vancouver also hosts a variety of one-time events for all ages throughout the year. Subscribe to the library’s e-newsletter for updates!