Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-02-27
Tuesday, February 28
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Age: 3 to 5 years.

Stories, songs, and fingerplays - perfect for kids who love stories and might even sit still for them!

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, January 17 to February 28

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Tuesday, February 28
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, January 17 to March 7

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesday, February 28
4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

Reading Buddies is a program where children are paired up with teen mentors in a safe, fun and friendly environment. The goals of this program are to provide children with extra reading practice and to provide teens with leadership skills and an opportunity to engage with community.


Children must be in grade 2, 3 or 4. Registered children must attend all five sessions, Tuesdays February 7 to March 7 from 4:15 to 5:00pm. Register in person or over the phone at McGill branch, located at 4595 Albert Street. The program is free, but space is limited, so be sure to register early. Registration opens Tuesday, January 17. Call 604-297-4599 for more information.

Tuesday, February 28th
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Come and enjoy a couple of hours of knitting. Crochet, stitch and chat with like-minded people. We are an informal, friendly group.

Everyone is welcome – all ages and all skill levels. Bring your yarn and needles, scissors, and supplies and get started! A limited number of needles and yarn is available for those who want to give knitting or crocheting a try.

Free drop-in. No registration required.

Wednesday, March 1
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Are you looking for work or wanting a career change? Come to the library for a free one hour tour of the career and job search materials. Learn about the hidden job market, how to research companies and explore careers. Check out our resources on resumes, job interviews, cover letters and networking.

Tours are drop-in with no advance registration.

Wednesday, March 1
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Burnaby is home to one of the most culturally diverse populations in the world,bringing together people from all walks of life, ethnicities and cultures and it continues to welcome people from across the globe. Burnaby Public Library, Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table and Edmonds Community School invite you to this story telling event that celebrates people in our unique city. Come listen to inspiring and heartwarming stories of Burnaby residents across generations, cultures and time, stories that celebrate our diversity and help us understand ourselves and how we make true connections with one another.

This is a FREE event, but registration is required. Please phone Tommy Douglas Library at 604-522-3971 or register online

Wednesday, March 1
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment at the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch.  Each week a librarian will lead a discussion on a variety of everyday topics.  Adult learners must have some knowledge of English to participate in group conversation. The circle will be held every Wednesday evening from March 1 - April 26 (9 sessions)  No registration is required.  Drop in and join us for this FREE program!

Thursday, March 2
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading - perfect for active young children!  No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Thursdays, February 2 to March 9

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Thursday, March 2
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.

Thursdays, January 26 to March 2

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

 

Thursday, March 2
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading - perfect for active young children!  No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Thursdays, February 2 to March 9

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

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