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Issue No. 8, November 2019  

In this Issue:

Featured Announcements: Children's Programs:
Come Learn With Us! Clinics and Consultations:

Featured Announcements:

Latest Books, Movies and Music
Our newest materials arrive almost daily. See below for some of the more recent additions from October. 
Movember is Here!
November is National Men's Health Awareness month. We're doing our part to help encourage men to take charge of their health. Check out our in-library display, these pre-selected titles as well as the official Movember website
Consumer Reports Online
Shopping for a new computer, TV, appliance or car? Consumer Reports allows you to review ratings, read product reviews, and compare across brands, from any device, anywhere.  Access now
New West City Reads:
New West City Reads is your chance to have a book club experience, without the commitment. Borrow the book, then join us to discuss. Thursday, November 14 we feature "The Woo Woo" by Lindsay Wong. Tuesday, November 26 we discuss the graphic novel "Essex County" by Jeff Lemire.  Registration Required. 

Clinics and Consulations

Free Tax Clinic - Finance Workshops
Drop in and see if you qualify to have your taxes filed for FREE by Canada Revenue Agency volunteers. Workshops throughout the day are also available to help you learn how to get handle on your finances, credit score and retirement plans. Provided in collaboration with Family Services of Greater Vancouver. Read More
WorkBC Consultations
Are you looking for employment, have questions about a next step in your Job Search? Stop by and visit a WorkBC specialist who will answer your questions and provide you with great next steps. November 4th 1:00 - 3:30 PM. Free, drop-in. 

Come Learn With Us:

Computer Classes
Health Information Series: Advanced Care Planning
If you are hurt or injured, do you have someone who can make decisions for you on your behalf? Attend this informative session to find out how to plan for representation if you are unable to speak for yourself. Free. No registration required. Read More
Legal Information Series: Understanding Probate:
In this free session provided by the People's Law School you will learn about the role of an Executor, the purpose of probating a will, and suggestions on how probate fees can be minimized. Free. No registration required. Read More
New West Historical Society
The next meeting of the New Westminster Historical Society is October, 7 PM and focusses on research that has taken place into the underground waterways of New Westminster. Read More
SPARK: Ignite Your Business!
In partnership with the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce, SPARK is a learning series for small businesses and entrepreneurs. This month's Spark session will focus on SEO (Search Engine Optimization) for business. Read More
TechTime in the iConnect LAB
Do you have a question about a device, software program or technology project? Drop by and we'll get you started on self-guided learning to answer your questions. Pre-requisites: Computer Basics, File Management, and Internet Basics. Free, Drop-in, no registration required, on the following dates and times:
  • Thursday November 7, 1:30 PM  
  • Thursday November 21, 1:30 PM 
  • Monday November 25, 6:30 PM 

Children and Youth Programs

Family Storytime
Parents! Grab your kids and head to Family Storytime,  every Tuesday evening, 7 PM at the Main Branch. 
CircleTime with Spirit of the Children
Join us at 2 PM on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month as we welcome Spirit of the Children who provide a 1/2 hour storytime through the eyes of First Nations culture and traditions.
Code Club for Kids!
For kids ages 9-12 who want to learn more about coding and share what they already know with other kids. We'll be learning together, creating with Scratch, Python and HTML! Offered most Tuesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 PM. Free, no registration required. 
Queensborough Branch
Our Queensborough Branch has a host of free, regular programs on offer including:
  • Preschool Storytime, Wednesdays 11 - 11:30 AM
  • Fun Literally!, Wednesdays 3:30 - 4:40
  • Babytime, Fridays 12 - 12:30
Check our events calendar for details at

Remembrance Day Closure

In honour of Remembrance Day the library will be closed Sunday, November 10, and Monday, November 11.  We are always open 24/7 online at NWPL.CA.
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