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NAVIGATING HOSPITALS
NEW Patient Safety/ Health Care Oversight
PRESENTER: Elizabeth Nicholls, a former Director of Patient Relations with the
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
When a loved one is hospitalized suddenly, it’s often a bewildering experience. It can also be difficult to get information about their care. Elizabeth Nicholls will explain how to navigate the system and give proper feedback.
We  Feb 21   2:00pm  
RSVP to library@jccgv.bc.ca


WORKSHOP
NEW Writing Your Memoir 
Are you passionate about sharing your life experiences? Olga Godim, published writer and journalist, shares her talents focussing on the Memoir. Learn the basics of discovering and revealing your innermost self.
By donation.
Tu Mar 6     2:00–4:00pm


STORY TELLING

The Travelling Storyteller
Our librarian Helen reads short stories and leads discussion groups for seniors at the Snider Campus for Jewish Seniors several times a month. Contact the library for more information.  

Yiddish Stories for Adults
Mo   2:00pm   
Dec 11, Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 19
Read in English by Shanie Levin

PROGRAMS

NEW Editing Assistance
Are you writing a book or memoir? An essay or thesis? We offer free one-hour editing sessions with Elizabeth Nicholls, an experienced writer and editor.

Please call the library in advance to book your session 604-257-5181.

Mondays 10am - 12 noon (one-hour slots)
January 22
February 5 and 19
March 5 and 19

Book Club
Thursdays   1:00pm
Jan 25 - “Mr. Mani” by A.B. Yehoshua
Feb 22 - “Forest Dark” by Nicole Krauss
Mar 22 - “The Garden of Letters” by Alyson Richman

Meet your Book Match
Looking to buy the perfect used book? Give us your requests and we will contact you when your books become available.
Su   12:00-3:00pm

Shirley Stein’s News & Views
Join other active seniors to discuss current affairs and global politics. Chair: Ralph Levy
We   10:30am–12:30pm

Genealogy
Library staff, in partnership with the Jewish Genealogical Society, will assist you in using resource materials to search your family history. Drop in or call for an appointment.

Techie Help
Our library staff can assist you in filling out online forms, setting up your eReader or unraveling your internet worries. Bring your device and get hands-on training.

MEET THE AUTHOR

NEW Roberta Rich Unplugged
Roberta Rich, bestselling author of the Midwife of Venice trilogy, will be at the library for an informal chat and possible reading. Tea and cookies are included!
March date and time TBA


EBOOK & AUDIO BOOK COLLECTIONS  click here...
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MUSIC, ART & POETRY click here ...
Generously sponsored by Yosef Wosk.


ISRAELI, HEBREW & YIDDISH FILM COLLECTION click here...



High Holidays reading list
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Library Gifts and Donations
Donations may be made to the Library and a special plaque will be inscribed. For information please call the librarian at 604-257-5111 ext. 249.

LIBRARY TELETHON 2017
Rita and Marvin Weintraub send their regards and thanks for your support. They recommend that you watch this video - it is still as relevant this year as when they recorded it in 2016.