Registration is now open for November digital learning programs!
For a full list of activities see wvml.ca/labcalendar (navigate to November).
November program highlights:
Tuesday, November 5, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Thursday, November 7, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Kids and families at all skill levels can learn and play with different technologies. Children under the age of 9 must have a caregiver stay and play with them.
Thursday, November 14, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Kids and caregivers play with a small piano keyboard, iPad and basic recording software.
Saturday, November 30, 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Kids and caregivers listen to a reading of Peter and the Wolf, then work together as a family to program a Sphero robot with music.
Monday, November 4, 6:30 – 8 p.m
Join us for a hands-on introduction to Audacity, an audio editing and recording software.
Thursday, November 7, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Learn how to use Canva, a free design program, to design your book cover.
Wednesday, November 13 and 20, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Discover the foundations of computational thinking and computer programming skills using Raspberry Pi. Please note: this is a two-part series. Learners must attend both sessions.
Thursday, November 14, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Learn how to use Sigil, a free ebook creation program.
Friday, November 15, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Journey to a land far, far away with our virtual reality View-Masters. Also try out augmented reality apps and books where 3D dinosaurs, bugs and more come to life right in front of your eyes!
Fridays, November 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
Practise your English conversation skills. Facilitated by the Baha’i Community of West Vancouver.
English Conversation Circle
Mondays, November 4, 18 and 25 (no program November 11), 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
Improve your listening and speaking skills while learning about Canadian culture and local customs.
Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19 and 26, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall East
A weekly discussion group for English language learners interested in improving their listening and speaking skills.
Plant-Animal Communications with Daniel Mosquin
Saturday, November 16, 2 – 4 p.m., Welsh Hall
Explore the latest research behind how plants communicate with each other and with animals.
Philosophers’ Cafe — How Do You Make a Home?
Thursday, November 21, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
How do you make a home? What are the qualities of “a home” for you, and how do you cultivate those qualities in your relationships and surroundings?
Genealogy Learning Circle
Curious about your roots or trying to expand your family tree?
Register online for one, two or all three workshops.
Thursday, November 7, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall
Friday, November 15, 2 – 3:30 p.m., Welsh Hall
Wednesday, November 27, 7 – 8:30 p.m., The Lab
Health + Wellness
Healthy Information: Finding and Evaluating Health Resources in the Library and Beyond
Thursday, November 7, 1 – 3 p.m., The Lab
This workshop will explain how to find and evaluate good health information from a variety of sources.