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Thursday, June 22, 2017

These events are all put on by the Lynn Valley Main Library, Lynn Valley Village.  For more information about what is on at the Library sign up for their newsletter.  

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Book Club Meeting: My Brilliant Friend

Enjoy a discussion of My Brilliant Friend, by Elena FerranteBeginning in the 1950s in Naples, this is the story of the friendship between Elena and Lila.  The world these two friends inhabit is small, casually violent, and confined to the poor neighbourhood where they grow up. This  book is fierce, intense, highly emotional and utterly captivating.  There’s nothing else like it.No registration required. Simply read the book before coming to the meeting! 

Location: Lynn Valley
Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Audience:  Adults

Thursday, June 08, 2017 (2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)
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Celebrating Children's Indigenous Literature

Join Allison Taylor McBryde, NVDPL Librarian and UBC Adjunct Professor, for a special evening celebrating children’s Indigenous Literature in Canada.

We’re getting ready to celebrate National Aboriginal Day on June 21 by  taking a look at some of Canada’s finest Indigenous Literature publicationd for children. We will introduce picture books, novels and media by First Nations, Inuit and Metis authors, illustrators and publishers.

This session will be of interest to educators and parents seeking resources for our journey to reconciliation and understanding.

Location: Lynn Valley
Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: All Ages
Registration: Program

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Thursday, June 08, 2017 (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)
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Walk on the Wild Side Summer Reading Club


Walk on the Wild Side with Summer Reading Club 2017- starts June 10! 

Join the Summer Reading Club to win prizes, collect stickers and take a walk on the wild side with us this summer!

Kids of all ages can sign up at any NVDPL location starting June 10thand after to receive a brand new reading booklet. Read on your own, be read to, listen to audiobooks- read whatever youlike! Each day that you read for 15 minutes or more, you get to record what you’ve read. After seven days of reading, you come back to the library and pick up some goodies. After 50 days or reading, you’ll be FINISHED and ready for a book prize. The library will also be hosting a party and medal ceremony for finishers in September- lots to look forward to!

Summer Reading Club runs from June 10 to September 16, so there is lots of time to finish— the goal is to make reading a regular and wildly FUN part of your summer!

Summer Reading Club is generously sponsored by:

  • The Friends of the North Vancouver District Public Library 
  • The BC Library Association 
  • The Province of British Columbia 
  • The RBC Foundation

And don't forget there's a club for every age: 


Saturday, June 10, 2017 (2:00 pm)
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Meet Your Mayor

Drop by the fireplace area for an informal chat with North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton.

All Meet Your Mayor chats take place from 10:45am—12:00pm, subject to change. Please check back prior to attending to ensure no changes have been made. 

No registration required. 

Location: Lynn Valley

Repeats every month on May on the fourth Tuesday 2 times. Also includes Tue Jun 13 2017.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 10:45am to 12:00pm


Tuesday, June 13, 2017 (10:45 am - 12:00 pm)
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Resume Check: FREE Professional Resume Consultation

Join us for a FREE resume writing consultation!

Learn important resume writing techniques that will help get you that interview. From customizing and highlighting accomplishments to proper formatting, these suggestions will take your resume from mediocre to the top of the pile! 

Chantal Rackley is a Certified Career Development Practitioner with the YWCA WorkBC Employment Service Centre on the North Shore. With over 12 years of experience in the field, she specializes in all things career-related and enjoys working with people to help them uncover all of their great accomplishments.   

Call  604-984-0286, ext. 8144 to register for one 30 minute session. 

Presented in partnership with YWCA North Shore and WorkBC.

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Location: Lynn Valley
Time: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Audience: All Ages

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 (6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)
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The Passionate Sax: A Concert with Saxalamode Sax Quartet

Come and listen to the Saxalamode Sax Quartet as they play your favourite jazz charts and the sensuous tangos of Astor Piazzolla.

From Charlie Parker to Count Basie, Duke Ellington and ballads from big screen movie themes , we're bound to hit on a tune that will bring back joyful memories of days gone by or happy times that have just made you smile. You'll have an evening of listening that will have you and your friends kicking their heels and swingin' and swaying.

Learn more about Saxalamode at:

Register online by clicking REGISTER above, or at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location: Lynn Valley
Time: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Audience: All Ages
Registration: Program

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
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The Importance & Challenges of Wildfires

The summer season is fast-approaching— take this opportunity to learn about wildfire!

The frequency and intensity of wildfires in BC forests is expected to increase due to conditions created by climate change. We are particularly vulnerable here on the North Shore, where we are surrounded by forests.Come out to the Library to hear a panel of experts discuss:

  • Wildfire and forest ecology
  • Infrastructure protection
  • Wildfire management
  • Protecting homes in the forest interface

Following the presentations, panelists will be available to answer your questions. Hear from Lori Daniels Associate Professor in Forest Dynamics at UBC; Carol Loski, Manager, Prevention, BC Wildfire Service; Bruce Blackwell, Wildfire Ecologist of Blackwell and Associates; and Fiona Dercole, Section Manager Public Safety, Engineering, Parks and Facilities Division, District of North Vancouver.Register online by clicking REGISTER above or at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

Location: Lynn Valley
Time: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: All Ages
Registration: Program


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)
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Tracing Your Roots: & Genealogy Discussion Groups

Are you interested in genealogy? Would you like to meet with other genealogy researchers/enthusiasts? Join us as we celebrate Canada History Week (July 1-7) and celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary throughout 2017 by tracing your roots!

Come to learn and share tips and experiences with using Library Edition and other genealogy tools on your journey to “discover what makes you uniquely you” and fill out your family tree! Share your knowledge of researching family histories and stories, and connect with others looking at their histories.

Whether you are beginning or adding to your family trees, come find inspiration from your community members, and learn great tips to help you get from start to finish.

Register online by clicking REGISTER above or at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.

This program is also taking place at:

  • Capilano Library | Tuesday, June 27 | 10:30am-11:30am
  • Parkgate Library | Wednesday, July 5 | 10:30am-11:30am

Location: Lynn Valley
Time: Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Audience: Adults
Registration: Program

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Tuesday, July 04, 2017 (2:30 am - 3:30 am)
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Welcome to Lynn Valley Village ...

Anchored by Lynn Valley public library, this pedestrian-only village has a diverse selection of shops and services. Many of the shops and services focus on environmentally conscious products and green alternatives, in keeping with the lifestyle and landscape of the Lynn Valley Community.

The Village is home to the popular Live in Lynn Valley summer concert series and numerous community events.  As in recent years many of our business and services have been voted favorites in the North Shore News Readers Choice Awards 2015.

The Village is centrally located in Lynn Valley on the corner of Lynn Valley Road and Mountain Highway