Registration is now open for all April digital learning programs. For a full list of activities or to register, see wvml.ca/labcalendar (navigate to April).
April program highlights:
April 2, 3, 4, 9, 17 and 24, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Kids and families at all skill levels can learn and play with different technologies. Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver. Registration is not required but space is limited to 12 children/families.
Thursday, April 11, 18 and 25, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Kids and families at all skill levels can learn and play with screen-free technologies. Families should be able to attend all sessions. Online registration is required.
Tuesday, April 16, 23 and 30, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Kids will work in groups with different types of music technology including the Osmo Coding Jam, music-making apps and more! Kids should be able to attend all sessions. Online registration is required.
Saturday, April 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Play with a small piano keyboard, iPad and basic recording software—then borrow it all for one week to bring the fun home! Online registration is required.
Monday, April 1, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Organize your computer by learning the basic principles of file management.
Friday, April 5, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Learn the basics of MS Word in this hands-on introduction. Create letters, lists and more.
Monday, April 8, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Learn how to use the Library’s digitization equipment to scan, upload and organize your tax documents.
Friday, April 26, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
In this hands-on session, learn to organize and save all of your recipes using Word. Bring a copy of a recipe with you or use one of our examples.
Monday, April 29, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Learn how to work with photos, shapes and WordArt in Word 2016.
English Conversation Circle
Monday, April 1, 8 and 29, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
Monday, April 15, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Storyhouse
Improve your listening and speaking skills.
Tuesday, April 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall East
A weekly discussion group for English language learners.
Friday, April 5 and 26, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
Friday, April 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Storyhouse
Practise your English conversation skills.
Local Voices — Wild West Van
Wednesday, April 3, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall
Join founders of North Shore Rescue Dave and Gerry Brewer, Blue Dot advocate Lisa Brasso and science educator Jennifer McQueen in conversation about experiencing, protecting and celebrating our natural environment.
Let the Board Games Begin!
Saturday, April 6, 2 – 5 p.m., McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Socialize and play board games with our Gamer-in-Residence. This month, we will be playing The Mind and King of Tokyo. Children under 10 must attend with an adult. Registration required.
Unwind: Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18 and 25, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Share ideas, techniques and conversation. All skill levels welcome.
Travel Tales! India
Thursday, April 11, 2 – 3 p.m., Welsh Hall West
Enjoy stories of adventures to wild and exotic destinations. Presented by veteran travel writer, Michael McCarthy.
Moving Forward After Trauma
Thursday, April 25, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall
Learn what you can do to help yourself or a loved one who is dealing with the effects of trauma.
Environmental Science Academy
Hear from our community’s young scientific researchers! Offered in partnership with West Vancouver Schools.
- Human Impact On Our Beaches
Monday, April 8, 2 – 3 p.m., Welsh Hall
- Feed Waste in Aquaculture
Wednesday, April 10, 2 – 3 p.m., Welsh Hall
- Risks of Genetically Modified Fish
Friday, April 12, 2 – 3 p.m., Welsh Hall
- Roadway Pollution and Zooplankton
Tuesday, April 16, 2 – 3 p.m., The Lab