Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-04-27
Sunday, May 7
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

This program is now FULL.

Come and celebrate Asian Heritage Month by learning how to make a 3D origami tulip with us.

Aiko Matsushiba will be instructing this session and she has held regular workshops at the Killarney Community Centre, the Westcoast Childcare Resource Centre and the North Shore Community Resources. She has also volunteered at multiple cultural events such as Culture Days the at North Vancouver Public Library Nikkei Matsuri a the Nikkei National Museum, Vancouver’s Power Street Festival and Picnic in the Past: Japan Style at the Steveston Museum.

Aiko has been certified as an origami instructor by The Nippon Origami Association.

Free, but seating is limited to 20 participants. 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.

Sunday, May 7
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Registration is now full.

Cameron Branch invites you to get happy and reveal your inner artist! This program welcomes beginner and experienced painters to participate in a relaxing and fun afternoon spent painting and chatting. Follow along and create your very own rhododendron painting on canvas using acrylic paints. If you prefer, bring any painting projects you are currently working on.

Space is limited and registration is required. Suitable for adults, but children over 12 are welcome. Basic supplies will be provided. Paint can be messy; please wear old clothes. 

Event takes place in the Maple Room of the Cameron Recreation Complex (just down the hall from the library). Visit the Cameron information desk or call 604-421-5454 for more details.

This program is offered as part of the Burnaby Festival of Learning, a week-long celebration of learning presented by Simon Fraser University and the City of Burnaby.  To see a complete directory of events throughout Burnaby, visit the Burnaby Festival of Learning website. 

Monday, May 8
10:10 am to 12:00 pm

Parenting Toddlers and Pre-schoolers

Mondays, May 1 to June 12
*no session May 22 - Library closed for Victoria Day*

In this interactive series, the focus is on understanding the unique challenges parents of children under age 5 encounter as their children move through the toddler and preschool years. Topics include but are not limited to: effective communication, the link between behaviour and temperament, understanding child development, having appropriate behavioral expectations, and responding to children’s misbehaviour in ways that promote growth and self regulation. Responding to temper tantrums, coping with separation anxiety, teaching social skills such as sharing and turn taking are a few examples of topics that can be included.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. SPACE LIMITED. Limited child-care spots available.

For more information about registering for this workshop please contact:
PH#: 778 782 3548 or EMAIL: infochld@sfu.ca
www.informationchildren.com

Monday, May 8
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: walkers to 2 ½ years

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories. Perfect for busy toddlers!

No registration required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

Mondays, April 4 to May 30
*no session April 17 - Easter*
*no session May 22 - Victoria Day*

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Monday, May 8
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for a visit by local author, Aaron Chapman for an engaging presentation on his book, The Last Gang in Town: the epic story of the police vs the Clark Park Gang.

He is a writer, historian, and musician with a special interest in the history of Vancouver after dark. 

You might know him from his other works, Liquor, Lust and the Law: The story of Vancouver's legendary Penthouse nightclub and Live at the Commodore: the story of Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom, the latter winning the Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award (BC Book Prizes) in 2015.

Books available for purchase, cash only.

Free, but seating is limited. Programs with low enrollment may be cancelled, so please register by phone at: 604-299-8955 in-person, or online.

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

Tuesday, May 9
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Tuesdays, April 4 to May 9

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families.

No registration is required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Tuesday, May 9
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to walkers.

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories.

No registration required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

Tuesdays, April 4 to May 30

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesday, May 9
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Age: 1 and 2 years.

Singing, bouncing, clapping, and reading - perfect for busy toddlers!

The first 15 minutes is a time to settle in, look at books with your child, play, and meet other families.

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

Tuesdays, April 11 to May 9

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

 

Tuesday, May 9
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Tuesdays, April 4 to May 9

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families.

No registration is required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Tuesday, May 9
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 ½ to 5 years.

Join us for songs and stories.

No registration required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

Tuesdays, April 4 to May 30

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

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