Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-06-25
Thursday, July 6
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 6
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 6
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Reading Buddies is a program where teens and children are paired up for one-on-one reading 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.

The Metrotown branch will be hosting Reading Buddies Thursdays, July 6 – August 3 from 1 – 2:30pm. Teens are expected to attend all five session.

Interested teens should submit their applications by Thursday, June 1 to any Burnaby Public Library information desk. Application forms are available to print here. Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview at the Metrotown branch. Interviews will take place Thursday, June 8 from 4 – 6pm and Friday, June 9 from 4 – 6pm.

Successful applicants are expected to attend a mandatory training Thursday, June 15 from 4 - 6pm at the Metrotown branch.

Teens grades 9 – 12 are welcome to apply. For more information on Reading Buddies please visit the Reading Buddies webpage.

Thursday, July 6
1:15 pm to 2:00 pm

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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.

Friday, July 7
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Fridays, July 7 to August 11

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, July 7
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Fridays, July 7 to August 11

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, July 7
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Reading Buddies is a program where teens and children are paired up for one-on-one reading 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.

TheTommy Douglas Library branch will be hosting Reading Buddies Fridays, July 7 – August 4 from 2:00 – 3:30pm. Teens are expected to attend all five session.

Interested teens should submit their applications by Thursday, June 1 to any Burnaby Public Library information desk. Application forms are available to print here. Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview at the Metrotown branch. Interviews will take place Thursday, June 8 from 4 – 6pm and Friday, June 9 from 4 – 6pm.

Successful applicants are expected to attend a mandatory training Thursday, June 15 from 4 - 6pm at the Metrotown branch.

Teens grades 9 – 12 are welcome to apply. For more information on Reading Buddies please visit the Reading Buddies webpage.

Friday, July 7
2:15 pm to 3:00 pm

readingWhen & Where: 
Fridays, July 7 to August 4

2:15 pm to 3:00 pm
Tommy Douglas Branch, 7311 Kingsway

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 in grade 2, 3 or 4. Registered children must attend all five sessions, Fridays July 7 to August 4. 

Register in person at the Tommy Douglas branch, located at 7311 Kingsway. The program is free, but space is limited, so be sure to register early. Registration opens Thursday, June 1. 

Call 604-297-4825 for more information.

Friday July 7
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Age: 4 to 8 years.

Travel around the world with us as we share longer folktales for older kids. We'll take a "walk on the wild side" in lots of countries and end the evening with a craft.

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Fridays, July 7 to August 4

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, July 8
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Saturdays, July 8 to August 12

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

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