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Meet New People in Vancouver: Library Champions Project

Meet New People

I moved to Vancouver in the Summer of 2017 from Beijing. I quickly discovered that I needed to make connections with my community and meet new people.

One friend recommended the Library Champions Project – a three-month, community outreach volunteer opportunity, designed specifically for new immigrants to Vancouver – so I hastily signed up. Initially, I thought this would be a good opportunity to meet others, and to practice my English, but I quickly found that I signed up for more than I bargained for – I found opportunity to meet new people, and learned about the resources and services in my library that would help me connect with my community.  Continue reading