Registration is now open for all March digital learning programs. For a full list of activities or to register, see wvml.ca/labcalendar (navigate to March).
March program highlights:
Drop-in: Tech Play | Ages 6+
March 5, 6 and 7, 3:30 – 5 p.m., The Lab
Kids and families at all skill levels can learn and play with different technologies. Digital and screen-free options are offered. Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied be a parent/caregiver. Drop-in, but space is limited to 12 children/families.
Monday, March 4, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Learn how you can access free books, movies, music and courses online with your Library card! Registration required.
Tuesday, March 5, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This hands-on session teaches you how to access ebooks and audiobooks on your mobile device (smartphone or tablet) using the free Libby app. Registration required.
Thursday, March 7, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join us for a demonstration and discussion of how to access, search and use online newspapers, magazines and journals with your Library card. Registration required.
Friday, March 8, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Looking to start learning a new language? Join us to learn how to register for and use the online Mango Languages resource. Registration required.
Fridays, March 1, 8, 15 and 29, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
An enjoyable way to practise your English conversation skills.
English Conversation Circle
Monday, March 4 and 11, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.,
Improve your listening and speaking skills.
Tuesday, March 5 and 12, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall East
A weekly discussion group for English language learners.
British Columbia: Paradise for a Naturalist
Saturday, March 2, 2 – 4 p.m., Welsh Hall
Explore the various wonders of B.C.’s birds, wildlife and landscapes with award-winning photographer Liron Gertsman. Presented in partnership with the Lighthouse Park Preservation Society.
Let the Board Games Begin!
Saturday, March 2, 2 – 5 p.m., McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Gather together to explore, socialize and play different board games with Gamer-in-Residence, Reid McGregor. All ages are welcome; children under the age of 10 must attend with an adult. To register, please call the Information Desk at 604.925.7403.
Unwind: Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21 and 28, 12:30 – 2 p.m.,
McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Share ideas, techniques and conversation. All skill levels welcome.
Travel Tales! China
Thursday, March 14, 2 – 3 p.m., Welsh Hall West
Enjoy stories of adventures to wild and exotic destinations. Presented by Michael McCarthy, a veteran travel writer whose articles have appeared in The Vancouver Sun and Province.
Celebrating Norooz: History and Traditions of the Persian New Year
Tuesday, March 19, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Silk Purse
Learn about the history and traditions of Norooz, the Persian New Year, with author and social anthropologist Massoume Price. Registration required. Presented in partnership with the West Vancouver Arts Council.
Philosophers’ Café — Time
Thursday, March 21, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
How does the use of your time reflect your values and your priorities? Do you need to justify how you spend your time?