Registration is now open for all February digital learning programs. For a full list of activities or to register, see wvml.ca/labcalendar (navigate to February).
February program highlights:
Tech Play Drop-ins | Ages 6+
February 19, 26 and 27, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Kids under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. See our events calendar for full details.
Saturday, February 23, 2:30 – 3:45 p.m.
Families will have hands-on fun practising coding and problem-solving together using the Osmo accessories for iPad. All children must attend with an adult. Registration required.
Thursday, February 7, 14, 21 and 28
This is the after school spot for Lego lovers! Design, build and create using the Library Lego collection. Kids must be able to attend all four sessions. Registration required.
ADULTS & FAMILIES
Saturday, February 2, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Bring your device and questions to a 30-minute, one-on-one session with Library staff. Registration required.
Monday, February 4, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Learn how to share and send photos from your iPad to friends and loved ones. Registration required.
Thursday, February 14, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Come and learn a simple way to make art with code! We’ll use some basic Python coding skills to draw using computers and math. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.
Saturday, February 9, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Share the love and strike a pose in front of our green screen! Learn how to edit a fun background into your photo to send it to your friends and loved ones in time for Valentine’s Day. Registration required.
Tuesday, February 26, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Augmented Reality overlays digital, 3D images on your physical environment. Come explore this fun technology in a hands-on session for the whole family. Registration required.
Fridays, February 1, 8, 15 and 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
An enjoyable way to practise your English conversation skills.
English Conversation Circle
Mondays, February 4, 11 and 25, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.,
Improve your listening and speaking skills.
Tuesdays, February 5, 12, 19 and 26, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall East
A weekly discussion group for English language learners.
Let the Board Games Begin!
Saturday, February 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. To register, please call the Information Desk at 604.925.7403.
Unwind: Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Thursdays, February 7, 14, 21 and 28, 12:30 – 2 p.m.,
McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Share ideas, techniques and conversation. All skill levels welcome.
Lunar New Year — Celebrate Korean Culture
Saturday, February 9, 12:30 – 1 p.m., Welsh Hall
Join local resident Hoon Choi for a special celebration of Korean culture, traditions and folktales.
Travel Tales! The Caribbean
Thursday, February 14, 2 – 3 p.m., Welsh Hall West
Enjoy stories of adventures to wild and exotic destinations. Presented by veteran travel writer, Michael McCarthy.
Philosophers’ Café — Democracy
Thursday, February 21, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
When is a democracy not a democracy? What are the pillars that define a democratic state?
Rohingya: A Humanitarian Crisis
Thursday, February 28, 7 – 8:45 p.m., Welsh Hall
This Capilano Universe presentation will look at the tragic Rohingya situation in Myanmar. How did we get to where we are now? Where do we go from here?
Health + Wellness
Braving Panic: What to Do When Anxiety Attacks
Thursday, February 21, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall West
Learn about anxiety, panic attacks, the panic cycle and effective anxiety management tools.