Events & Programs

Thursday, April 16
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Find out the basics of immigration law and get a broad overview of applying for Permanent Residence under the various
categories, from Express Entry to Family Sponsorship.  Also, find out when you need to instruct a lawyer during the
process, and how you can protect yourself from scams.

Presenter Malvin Harding is a barrister and solicitor who practiced law in England for over 18 years before emigrating
with his family to Canada in 2009.  He practices in immigration and refugee law and is a board member of the Surrey
Bar Association.  This free program is co-sponsored by the People's Law School as part of the Canadian Bar
Association's Law Week 2015.  Registration is required. Please register by phoning the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch
at 604-436-5400 or register online.

Thursday, April 16
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Read the book, then come hang out with other teens grades 8 - 12 to discuss the book's highlights, lowlights, and everything in between. Get a free copy of the book by printing out your registration confirmation email and bringing it to the Cameron information desk starting Monday, March 30.

Click here to register.

April's Teen Book Club title is Seraphina by Rachel Hartman. This fantasy series is set in the mythical kingdom of Goredd, where dragons and humans work together with growing tensions hiding just below the surface. Seraphina, the newest member of the royal court, gets swept up as political plotting esclates. In the process the secret she has been harboring for years may just unravel.

For more details visit our Teen Book Club webpage.

Interested teens are also invited to attend a special author visit by Rachel Hartman at the McGill Branch Tuesday, April 28th from 7 – 8pm. Hartman just launched the second title in the series Shadow Scale. She will be reading a portion of her book and doing a special musical performance from the book. Following, there attendees will have a chance to get their books signed. For more information on Rachel Hartman’s visit and to register for the author talk click here.

Questions? Contact Rachel Yaroshuk, Teen Services Librarian, at 604-297-4809 or email me.

Thursdays, April 16 AND April 23 - 2 Classes
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of word processing. If you have basic computer skills but are baffled by word processing, this course is for you.

Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

This class is free of charge but space is limited. Registration for April classes begins on Tuesday April 7  at 10:00am. Please register in person at Tommy Douglas, or call 604-522-3971. This class is held in the Tommy Douglas computer lab.

Thursday, April 16
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Protect your estate by writing a will. Back by popular demand, experienced wills and estates lawyer Don Drysdale will provide an overview of what should and shouldn't go in your will, and important changes to the law since the Wills, Estates and Succession Act of 2014. People's Law School

Co-sponsored by the People's Law School, as part of the Canadian Bar Association's Law Week 2015.

FREE but space is limited; register online, by calling 604 299-8955, or in person at the library.

Join us on April 14 for a presentation on Power of Attorney.

Friday, April 17
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Financial advisor Gloria Chen presents an educational workshop on retirement and legacy planning. Topics include:

Retirement planning

  • Planning for your retirement - Why now?
  • Your numbers will answer the question of "What are the resources and best options for your golden years?"

Legacy and succession planning

  • Avoid financial stress - Is your family ready? How can you avoid a funeral disaster?
  • The secret planning vehicle- What can help you build wealth, retire tax-free and leave a legacy?
  • Avert a large probate fee - How can you keep your estate small?

The workshop is free, but seating is limited.  Registration is required.  To register please email Elder.Planning.Help@gmail.com or phone 778-846-2718.

3rd Saturday of every month, April through June, 2:00-4:00 pm
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

lego club Calling all builders! Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in anytime between 2:00 and 4:00 to play with the library's extensive LEGO     collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too! Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under. Drop-in. No registration required.

Spring Lego Dates:

Saturday, April 18, 2:00 to 4:00

Saturday, May 16, 2:00 to 4:00

Saturday, June 20, 2:00 to 4:00

Mondays, April 20 to June 15 (No program May 18 - Victoria Day)
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: Walkers to 2 ½ years

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories. Perfect for busy toddlers!

No registration required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information call: 604-421-5454

Monday, April 20
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

If you’ve never used a computer and want to give it a try, this class is for you. Find out what a useful tool a computer can be!

This class is free of charge but space is limited. Registration for April classes begins on Tuesday April 7 at 10:00am. Please register in person at Tommy Douglas, or call 604-522-3971. This class is held in the Tommy Douglas computer lab.

Tuesdays, April 21 to June 16
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: Newborn to walking

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories.

No registration required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information call: 604-421-5454

Tuesdays, April 21 to June 16
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 ½ to 5 years

Join us for songs and stories.

No registration required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information call: 604-421-5454

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