Registration is now open for all May digital learning programs. For a full list of activities or to register, see wvml.ca/labcalendar (navigate to May).
May program highlights:
Thursday, May 2, 9 and 16 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.
Wednesday, May 29 and June 5, 12 and 19, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
We're looking for a small group of keen writers and/or cartoonists who would like to create their own project and turn it into a real Library ebook! This is a new project at the Library, and we are excited to learn with participants during this pilot program. We invite those interested to apply online by May 12 at 10 a.m.
Monday, May 6 and 13, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Curious about coding? We’ll get you started in this gentle hands-on introduction. Note: Learners must attend both sessions.
Thursday, May 9 and 16, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Taking inspiration from our Local History Collection, learn how to create a then-and-now photo. Note: Learners must attend both sessions.
Saturday, May 11, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Play with a small piano keyboard, iPad and basic recording software.
Wednesday, May 29, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
A chance for community members to come to The Lab and take on challenges using robots.
Friday, May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
Practise your English conversation skills.
English Conversation Circle
Monday, May 6, 13 and 27, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
Improve your listening and speaking skills.
Tuesdays, May 7, 14, 21 and 28, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall East
A weekly discussion group for English language learners.
Small Group Conversation
Tuesdays, May 7 – 28; Wednesdays, May 8 – 29.
10 – 10:40 a.m.
10:45 – 11:25 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Community Computing Centre
Registration opens Tuesday, April 23 at 10 a.m. To register visit the Information Desk or call 604.925.7403.
Unwind: Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Thursdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Share ideas, techniques and conversation. All skill levels welcome.
Let the Board Games Begin!
Saturday, May 4, 2 – 5 p.m., McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Socialize and play board games with our Gamer-in-Residence. Children under 10 must attend with an adult. To register, please call the Information Desk at 604.925.7403.
Finding Your First Professional Job in Canada
May 6, 9 and 13, 6 – 8 p.m., McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Develop essential skills to finding your way into the Canadian job market. Presented by North Shore Multicultural Society. For more information and to register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.988.2931, ext. 242.
Travel Tales! Australia
Thursday, May 9, 2 – 3 p.m., Welsh Hall West
Enjoy adventure stories with veteran travel writer, Michael McCarthy.
Being Mortal — Film Screening and Discussion
Monday, May 13, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall
How can the medical profession better help people navigate the final chapters of their lives with confidence and dignity? Online registration opens Monday, April 29 at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 7 – 8 p.m., Welsh Hall West
Heading out for a hike? Planning a camping trip? Learn essentials of outdoor travel to ensure your adventures are fun and safe. Presented by North Shore Rescue.
Philosophers’ Café: Free Speech
Thursday, May 16, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
What are the costs of “free” speech? What are its potential benefits?