November is National Novel Writing Month: Want to write a novel? Come to West Vancouver Memorial Library and write like the wind, with the goal of completing 50,000 words by Nov. 30. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in November, 1-5 p.m., Elizabeth Musto Room at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: westvanlibrary. ca.
National Reading Week: Author Shannon Nering will read from her book Reality Jane Wednesday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m. at the Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia St. Hear juicy behind the scenes details about reality TV. Free. Info: 604-3313691 or 778-773-2183.
Planning Your Career - Assessing Your Strengths: The Canadian Federation of University Women, North and West Vancouver clubs will host a free public seminar Wednesday, Nov. 21, 7: 30-9 p.m. at The Summerhill, 135 East 15th St., North Vancouver. The seminar is the first in a three-part public series, Focus on Your Future. Info: 604-922-1826 or cfuwnvwv.vcn.bc.ca.
Two Lives: Consultant and speaker Jesse Miller will provide a presentation on finding the balance between our online and in-person reputation Wednesday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m. at Canyon Heights school, 4501 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Learn about the reality facing youth as they become social media users. Admission: $15. Tickets: canyonhts.ca. Member Showcase and Networking Meeting: SWAN (Successful Women Always Network) welcomes all North Shore business women to a breakfast meeting Thursday, Nov. 22, 8: 30-10: 30 a.m. at Cheers Restaurant, 125 East Second St., North Vancouver. Admission: $25 at the door and $20 in advance. Registration and details: swannetwork.com/events-22/. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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