Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-06-24
Wednesday, July 12
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Ages 5 to 12

Chirp chirp chirp! Make your own cool and decorative birdhouses out of paper. We will also make nifty bird greeting cards.  

Drop in - No registration required. Please arrive before 2:30. All kids need to bring an adult who will participate. For more info, see www.bpl.bc.ca/events or call 604-522-3971.

Tuesday, July 12
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm


Pop up in the park BPL is out in your community!  We're hosting a Pop-Up Library at David Gray Park (McKay and Inman).  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.

Wednesday July 12
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Ages 8-12

Book: Masterminds by Gordon Korman

Sign up starts June 14

For more information call: 604-421-5454

Wednesday, July 12
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment at the Metrotown library. 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 conversations. Drop in and join us for this free program! Wednesdays, July 5-26, 7:00-8:30 pm.

Wednesday, July 12
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Ages: 4 to 10 years

Join us for longer stories, songs, rhymes and activities. 

Must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Come early - space is limited. 

Wenesdays, July 5 to 26

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Thursday, July 13
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading - perfect for active young children! The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families. No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Thursdays, June 29 to August 3

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursday, July 13
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.

Thursdays, July 13 to August 3

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Thursday, July 13
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading - perfect for active young children! The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families. No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Thursdays, June 29 to August 3

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursday July 13
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm


Pop up in the parkBPL is out in your community!  We're hosting a Pop-Up Library at Cameron Park, just next to the Cameron Library and Recreation Centre. Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services' Community Arts leaders will also be on hand with Art in the Park: bring your creativity as professional artists bring a variety of hands-on art experiences to kids and their parents (weather permitting). All ages welcome!

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.

Thursday, July 13
1:15 pm to 2:00 pm

reading

Please note that the program is now full. We will be accepting a limited number of participants on a wait list.

When & Where: 
Thursdays, July 6 to August 3

1:15 pm to 2:00 pm 
Metrotown Branch, 6100 Willingdon Ave

Reading Buddies is a program where teens and children are paired up for reading practice 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 entering grade 2, 3 or 4 in September. Registered children must attend all five sessions, Thursdays July 6 to August 3 from 1:15 – 2:00pm. 

Register in person at the Metrotown branch, located at 6100 Willingdon Ave.
The program is free, but space is limited, so be sure to register early. Registration opens Thursday, June 1

.

Call 604-436-5420 for more information.

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