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The Vancouver Learning Guide is your destination to discover free non-formal learning events in Vancouver. The members of the Vancouver Learning City envision Vancouver as an adventurous, open-minded, and compassionate community where curiosity is valued and encouraged, where learning new things is safe and fun and seen as a worthwhile way of life.

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  • Story Circle is a monthly drop-in program designed especially for adults with developmental disabilities and their families, friends, and caregivers. Join us in an accessible, relaxed, and fun community setting for stories, music and more!

    December 09
    9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Need help with computer basics? Internet? Email? WeChat?

    You want to learn about eBooks or how to upload photos?

    Sign up for our One-to-One computer technology help in Cantonese! Please book a
    45-minute session!

    You may bring your own device!

    Collingwood 圖書館將提供 廣東話單對單電腦科技支援服 務。我們會在四十五分鐘時段
    內,盡量協助你解決基礎電腦、上網、電郵、微信、電子 書或上載圖片等問題。

    十二月七號(星期三)及 十二月九號(星期五)

    歡迎親臨本館或電話預約 604-665-3953



    December 09
    10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Read some good books, enjoy lively discussions and make new friends on the second and fourth Friday of every month. For more information and book titles contact the library.

    December 09
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Create a short autobiographical film describing a significant event in your life that had a powerful impact. Have fun collaborating with other older adults (55+) and share a bit of history in this free 10-week workshop (Fridays, September 30 - December 9, excluding Remembrance Day on November 11),

    Note: This workshop series, Digitizing the wisdom of our elders: From digital storytelling to life learning (2014s0436), was made possible by a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the Age-Well National Centres of Excellence.

    Participants will have the opportunity to fill out an optional short questionnaire for research purposes before and after the course. This is not required to attend the course and results will be kept confidential.


    In Partnership with Simon Fraser University

    December 09
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Join us Friday afternoons for family friendly movies!

    Join the beautiful princess Snow White as she escapes her jealous stepmother, the queen, and befriends a lovable group of dwarfs. But when she falls under the queen's wicked spell, only true love's kiss can save her.

    December 09
    3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Are you looking for funding for your business or creative project? From handmade postcards to music albums, personal business projects to Oscar winning documentaries, crowdfunding has raised billions of dollars to fund a wide variety of projects.This workshop will provide you with an overview of the different crowdfunding platforms and will include some specific and practical strategies for running a successful crowdfunding campaign.

    Eager to get started? Check out the information on crowdfunding in our Small Business Guide.

    December 10
    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Learn about the Inspiration Lab's video (VHS), audio (cassette) and photo (slides, negatives, photos) digitization equipment.

    Find resources and get help with your digital project from library staff. Drop in any time during the session.

    For more information regarding digitization, please see our Help guides.

    December 10
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Take a break from the hustle and bustle of December and enjoy some seasonal stories collected specially for adults. Acclaimed local storytellers Grant Lawrence, Melanie Ray and Kira Van Deusen will tell heartwarming tales to chase away the chill!

    December 10
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.