Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-01-18
Thursday, January 26
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

The ability to handle yourself well at an interview is a skill you can learn. Come join our workshop and learn tips on the following:

  • Interview preparation and readiness
  • Understanding employer's motives behind each interview question
  • Closing the interview and creating a lasting good impression
  • Professional follow-up

This free workshop is presented in partnership with Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISSofBC). To register, please call 604-436-5400 or register online. For more information about this program please contact Sabine Schreiber at ISSofBC at 604-395-8000 ext 1276 or by email at sabine.schreiber@issbc.org

Thursday, January 26
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm

Age: newborns to 12 months.

Songs, tickles, stories, and lap games - perfect for little tiny babies!

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, January 26
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of word processing. This course will introduce the essentials of creating a document on MS Word 2010. If you have basic computer skills but are baffled by word processing, this course is for you.

Prerequisite: Must be comfortable using computer, keyboard and mouse.
                                                     
This class is free of charge but space is limited. Registration for classes begins on Tuesday, January 3  at 10:00am. Please register in person at Tommy Douglas, or call 604-522-3971. This class is held in the Tommy Douglas computer lab

Friday, January 27
9:30 am to 11:30 am

Fridays, January 20 - February 24 (6 sessions)

This program is for Korean-speaking parents or caregivers with children, newborn to 6 years.

The objective of this program is to help parents recognize, understand and deal with their parenting concerns, such as health, safety, child development and behaviors.

This program is free and in partnership with S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Registration is required. Limited to twelve families.

Please note: registration must be done in person at the Metrotown branch.

Friday, January 27
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Friday, January 13 to February 17

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

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955

Friday, January 27
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Friday, January 13 to February 17

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

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955

Friday, January 27
4:00 pm to 4:45 pm

Age: 3 to 5 years

Stories, fingerplays, songs, and dancing - perfect for kids who love books and might even sit still for them! The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to play together, read together, and meet other families. No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Fridays, January 27 to March 3

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Friday, January 27
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Bring your friends or mingle with other teens during this casual board game night. Board games and snacks will be provided. For youth grades 6 to 9. The event is free, all you need to do is register online or at any BPL information desk.

Saturday January 28
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Saturdays, January 28 to March 11

Age: Newborn to 2 ½ years

Join us for lively songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their dads, uncles, stepdads, foster dads, grandfathers and other male caregivers. No registration is required. Enthusiastic siblings are welcome.

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Saturday, January 28
11:00 am to 11:45 am

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for fun Saturday mornings full of stories, music, action and fun! 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.

Saturdays, January 21 to March 11

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

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