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E Tuesday Movie Nights FRE North Shore Writers festival | Saturday, Apr. 21, 11:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m. @ the Library April + May The day long festival for writers, bloggers and readers is brought to you by the three North

Shore public libraries. Hear from a diverse panel of local bloggers, and headlining | Welsh 6:30-9:00 pmmeet Hall authors Marina Endicott, Anita Rau Badami and Daniel Kalla. Full festival details available at northshorewritersfestival.com.

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Movie nights

10:00-11:00 a.m. Welsh Hall

Midnight in Paris - April 3

Midnight TuesdaysWater fornights are movie Christopher Gaze presents Elephants Join us at Bard at the Library in Paris at the Library. in the Welsh April 3 6:30 p.m April 10 Hall. Saturday, Apr. 28 Preview the 2012 Bard on the Beach Festival: Chrisopher Gaze reads from Taming of the Shrew, MacBeth, The Merry Wives of Windsor and King John.

Water for Elephants - April 10 The Help - April 17

Spring Book Sale

The Sarah’s Friends of the Library Help Key biannual booksale occurs April17 12-14, in theApril Welsh24 Hall. April Pre-Sale (Members Only) Thursday, Apr. 12 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Moneyball - May 1

Regular Sale Friday & Saturday Apr. 13-14 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Cash only please.

Sarah’s Key - April 24  

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APRIL adult Happenings LITERARY EVENTS Capilano University at your Library: the Brontë Sisters Monday, Apr. 2, 10:30-noon, Welsh Hall West Professor Andrea Westcott will lecture on and lead a literary discussion of Victorian novelists from 1832–1901: Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë and their Victorian contemporaries. Authors in Our Community: Halanna Matthew Wednesday, Apr. 25, 7:30-9:00 pm, Welsh Hall West Dr. Matthew, a doctor of Health Science and a member of The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, will help you find a good, simple, easily understood healing method that brings results.

Earth Week Events

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Philosophers’ Café: 7,000,000,000 People Friday, Apr. 20, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Welsh Hall East Are celebrations or despair in order? Does earth have room to grow, land to sow, food to share? Can we do it? With guest Don Cayo, Vancouver Sun columnist.

Saturday April 21

The Endangered Species Roadtrip: Cameron MacDonald Sunday, Apr. 22, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Welsh Hall Attend a talk by biologist, instructor and author Cameron MacDonald Reduce, reuse, recycle...and read! about Endangered Species Road Trip, his family’s adventure of a lifetime. Come and celebrate the Earth Day weekend with stories, songs and

rhymes about the natural world and Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie being Apr. green.22, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Welsh Hall Sunday, Revisiting times and locations of David Suzuki’s life and work, 10:30 a.m. Force of Nature illustrates Suzuki’s “last lecture” at the University of British Storyhouse Columbia. A masterwork from an iconic presenter.


LEARNING EVENTS ESL Book Club Tuesdays, Apr. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Elizabeth Musto Room Do you enjoy reading stories and want to improve your reading and conversation skills? Join our ESL book club to talk about novels. English Corner Fridays, Apr. 13, 20 & 27, 10:00-11:30 a.m., Welsh Hall West Enjoy English conversation–develop skills, learn vocabulary and make new friends. For more information call Nadia Vargha Majzub at 604.922.5152.

In the Gallery

From Print to Digital: Originals Restored In celebration of West Vancouver’s 100th Anniversary, Library has launched digital.westvanlibrary.ca, an online collection of historical photographs and documents. On display in our Gallery through April are some of our favourite images, each with its own story of a place and a time. htiw skLaT zzaJ

Music Lecture Series with Neil Ritchie - Great Lyricists of Tin Pan Alley. Tuesdays, Apr. 24, May 1, 8 and 15, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Welsh Hall Learn about the lives and works of Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, Noel Coward and Dorothy Fields. Funded by the generous bequest of Robert Leslie Welsh.

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Technology Classes Introduction to Social Media: Facebook & Twitter Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Welsh Hall Internet Follow-Up Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Computer Training Room Introduction to Ebooks & E-readers Wednesday, Apr. 18, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Welsh Hall To register call the Community Computing Centre at 604.925.7405.


APRIL Youth Happenings

Storytimes Babytimes | Birth–23 months Two different programs with songs, action rhymes, finger plays and picture books geared for the very young. Thursdays, Pre-Walkers 10:15–10:45 a.m. Walkers up to 23 months 11:00–11:30 a.m. Tales for Twos | 2Y Stories, puppetry and songs designed to enhance vocabulary, phonological awareness and the love of books in your two year old. Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Storytime Fun | 3Y–5Y Stories, songs and puppets with a focus on the six pre-reading skills. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Family Storytime | All Ages Stories, songs, action rhymes and more for the whole family. Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. Gleneagles Storytime | All Ages Puppetry, songs and stories. Thursdays, 10:00 a.m., Gleneagles Community Centre Special events Family Matinee: The MUPPETS | All Ages Saturday, Apr. 7, noon, Welsh Hall, 103 Minutes, General With the help of three fans, the Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon. Adopt-A-Fish & Fish Storytime | All Ages Saturday, Apr. 14, Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Storyhouse Salmon Release: 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m, Storyhouse Come for a special fishy storytime and then release your own baby salmon into McDonald Creek for its first swim as a wild fish!

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