Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-08-20
Monday, August 21
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Pop up in the park BPL is out in your community!  We're hosting a Pop-Up Library at Wesburn Park (Moscrop and Patterson).  Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services' playground leaders will also be on hand bringing fun activities to kids and their parents. 

A Pop-Up Library is a small, satellite library where visitors can browse, borrow, and return library material.  We'll have books for all ages and you'll be able to learn about library services and register for a library card!

For more information about this event, visit Community Outreach or contact Kelsey, Community Outreach Librarian, at 604-436-5426.

Monday, August 21
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

The Burnaby Public Library, in partnership with the Burnaby Division of Family Practice, presents a free workshop by popular Burnaby Now columnist, Dr. Davidicus Wong. He will discuss:

  • What is hypertension (high blood pressure) and how is it a silent cause of heart attacks and strokes?
  • Are you at risk?
  • What can you do to prevent high blood pressure?
  • What do you need to know to effectively manage your blood pressure and remain healthy?

Seating is limited and registration is required. Please register online or in-person at any branch. For more information, call 604-436-5400.

 

Tuesday August 22
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

lego club 

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 and up are invited to drop in anytime between 1:30pm and 4:30pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection.Moms and dads can join the fun too!

Caregivers are required to accompany children under 10. Drop-in. No registration required.

Tuesdays, July 4 to August 22

Tuesday August 22
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Calling all builders! Kids ages 5 to 12 are invited to drop in anytime between 2pm and 4pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too!

No registration required. Come early: space is limited.

Adults must accompany children younger than 10.

Tuesdays, July 4 to August 22

Tuesday, August 22
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Thrifty Tuesdays helps you save money!

Do you get a buzz from scoring a great deal? Would friends or family call you a shopaholic? Have you been ripped off by a business or an online deal that sounded too good to be true? If you answered yes to one or all of the questions chances are you'll benefit from a session with the Credit Counselling Society.

Gain skills you probably didn't learn in school, but will use for the rest of your life!

For more information, visit the Credit Counselling Society's website to view free webinars on various financial topics.

Free, but seating is limited. Programs with low enrollment may be cancelled, please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, in-person, or online.

If you cannot attend the program, please contact the Library so someone else can have your spot. Thank you.

Wednesday August 23
10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Pop up in the parkBPL is out in your community!  We're hosting a Pop-Up Library at Forest Grove Park (beside Forest Grove School).  Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services' playground leaders will also be on hand bringing fun activities to kids and their parents, including Imagination Play Blocks. 

A Pop-Up Library is a small, satellite library where visitors can browse, borrow, and return library material.  We'll have books for all ages and you'll be able to learn about library services and register for a library card!

For more information about this event, visit Community Outreach or contact Lise, Cameron Branch Community Outreach Librarian, at 604-421-5454.

August 23
11:00 am to 9:00 pm

BPL is out in your community!  Burnaby Public Library is thrilled to participate in Public Library Day at the Fair at the PNE. Thanks to a partnership between the Fair and Public Library InterLINK, fair-goers can receive a discounted $5 gate admission to the Fair on Wednesday, August 23 by presenting a BC Library card! For more details and conditions visit here.

Burnaby Public library will be at the fair from 11:00 am to 9:00pm. Come find our tent in the Library Zone located near Toon City and Gate 4. In partnership with other InterLINK member libraries, we will be hosting lively activities and offering a relaxation zone. Members of the Vancouver Canucks will be performing scheduled storytimes at the Toon City Stage and will sign autographs in the Library Zone afterwards.  

Wednesday August 23
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm


Pop up in the parkBPL is out in your community!  We're hosting a Pop-Up Library at Keswick Park (Government and Cardston), which has a water-play feature.  Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services' playground leaders will also be on hand bringing fun activities to kids and their parents, including Imagination Play Blocks. 

A Pop-Up Library is a small, satellite library where visitors can browse, borrow, and return library material.  We'll have books for all ages and you'll be able to learn about library services and register for a library card!

For more information about this event, visit Community Outreach or contact Lise, Cameron Branch Community Outreach Librarian, at 604-421-5454.

Wednesday, August 23
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Please join us for an informative presentation on loans, cost, and obligations – offered in cooperation with Vancity.

The following topics will be addressed and discussed:

  • How to decide what kind of loan is best for your needs
  • How to understand payment terms and obligations
  • How interest is calculated and why it matters

Free, but seating is limited. Register online, or in person at any branch. For more information call 604-299-8955.

Presenters: Carmela Busto and Wendy Kao

Thursday, August 24
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

BFG (2017)

Running time: 1 hour 57 minutes

Age: 5 and up

Join us for a free family movie! Caregivers must accompany children 10 and under.

No registration required, but space is limited.

We are sorry but we cannot accommodate large groups such as daycares or summer camps.

Thursdays, August 10 to 31

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