Registration is now open for September digital learning programs!
For a full list of activities see wvml.ca/labcalendar (navigate to September).
September program highlights:
We are looking for keen writers and/or cartoonists who would like to create their own project and turn it into a real Library ebook!
Online applications open September 4 at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, September 11 and 18, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Learn, explore and think critically about augmented reality through hands-on experience and by asking big questions about the role it plays in our lives.
Thursday, September 12, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Families will have hands-on fun practicing coding and problem-solving together using Osmo educational games.
Friday, September 20, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of electronics using the Circuit Playground, a series of small microcontroller boards with LED lights and sensors.
Monday, September 9, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Thursday, September 12, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks for taking great photos with your iPad! We'll also cover free apps that can help you edit your photos to look their best.
Tuesday, September 24, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Journey to a land far, far away with our VR View-Masters and try out augmented reality apps and books where 3D dinosaurs, bugs and more come to life right in front of your eyes!
Friday, September 27, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Learn how to work online with Google Drive. In this hands-on class, you will navigate Drive's homepage, upload files and share files with others.
English Conversation Circle
Monday, September 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
Improve your listening and speaking skills while learning about Canadian culture and local customs.
Tuesday, September 10, 17 and 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall East
A weekly discussion group for English language learners interested in improving their listening and speaking skills.
Friday, September 13, 20 and 27, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
An enjoyable way to practise your English conversation skills. Facilitated by the Baha’i Community of West Vancouver.
Introduction to the Canadian Workplace
Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 3 – October 3, 6 – 8 p.m.,
McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Learn how to communicate confidently in and around the workplace in this ten-part program. Presented by North Shore Multicultural Society. Registration required.
Introduction to the Alexander System
Tuesday, September 3, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall
Do you experience back pain, muscle pain, fatigue or anxiety? Join CanStat certified Alexander Technique teacher Alena Minova to learn about methods to cope with emotional and muscular tension.
Unwind: Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Thursday, September 5, 12, 19 and 26, 12:30 – 2 p.m.,
McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Bring your project and share ideas, techniques and conversation with other knitters and crocheters. All skill levels welcome.
Let the Board Games Begin!
Saturday, September 7, 2 – 5 p.m., McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Our Gamer-in-Residence will introduce the games and provide assistance while you play.
Amazing Adventures! Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
and Daintree Rainforest
Thursday, September 12, 2 – 3 p.m., Welsh Hall West
Join veteran travel writer Michael McCarthy as he travels the globe.
Philosophers’ Cafe — Trauma
Thursday, September 19, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
Research indicates that various kinds of trauma have a significant impact on our social interactions. What impacts and what means of healing have you observed?
Honouring Reconciliation: Indigenous Plant Walk
Sunday, September 29, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Lighthouse Park
An exciting learning experience with ethnobotanist Leigh Joseph of Squamish Nation. Enjoy a workshop at Sk’iwitsut House, followed by an hour-long walk through the park. Registration is required.