News and Events

News and Events at NewToBC

Library and Settlement Events

Libraries and community agencies host 100s of free events every month. Below you will see examples of a few upcoming events. To learn about all upcoming events happening in libraries, go to Library Programs and Events. To learn more about what’s happening in communities near you, follow NewToBC on social media.

Aug 4 2021

English Conversation Circle

Practice your English and meet people online in a friendly, relaxed setting. A librarian will lead a discussion on a variety of everyday topics. Some knowledge of English is recommended. The group will meet online using Zoom. To join the conversation, you will need a computer or device with internet connection, audio and a microphone. A meeting link will be emailed one day before the event.

Where: Virtual
Date: August 4, 2021
When: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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Aug 4 2021

Teen Advisory Group

Interested in making the library better for teens? Want to earn community service credits? Join a Teen Advisory Group meeting!

Where: Virtual
Date: August 4, 2021
When: 4:30 PM
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Aug 12 2021

Translink Info session for Newcomers

Online Info session about the updates, services, safety and new projects from Translink for Newcomers and the community.

Where: Virtual
Date: August 12, 2021
When: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
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Sep 14 2021

Pre-Employment Skills for Newcomers Series

Join the Library and IssofBC JobQuest this winter for a series of workshops to support newcomers who are seeking or entering the Canadian workforce. The content of these workshops is focused on topics of special interest to newcomers to Canada however everyone is welcome to attend.

Where: Virtual
Date: September 14, 2021
When: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
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Sep 14 2021

Rencontres communautaires

Pour discuter de l’immigration francophone comme solution pour les employeurs canadiens !

Where: Virtual
Date: September 14, 2021
When: 1:30 PM
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Sep 16 2021

Register to become a Library Champion

Where: Virtual
Date: September 16, 2021
When: 6:30 – 7:30 pm
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Sep 21 2021

Register to become a Library Champion

Where: Virtual
Date: September 21, 2021
When: 6:30 – 7:30 pm
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Sep 22 2021

Register to become a Library Champion

Where: Virtual
Date: September 22, 2021
When: 6:00 -7:00 pm
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Sep 28 2021

B2B Virtual Fair

Where: Virtual
Date: September 28, 2021
When: 10 AM
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Oct 19 2021

Register to become a Library Champion

Where: Virtual
Date: October 19, 2021
When: 9:30-10:30 AM
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