Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-01-18
Friday, February 3
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, February 3
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, February 3
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, February 3
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.

Saturday, February 4
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, February 4
10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Calling all gardeners beginners and experts. Do you want to grow your own organic food? Don't have a yard? Have no experience? Well, it's no problem!

In this three part series (the other two will be in summer and late fall), learn how to grow organic food in a way that fits your lifestyle and the home you have.

Facilitated by amateur gardener, Revel Kunz, who grew organic food for her B&B and Nadine Styan, from My Garden Coach.

Free, but seating is limited. Programs with low enrollment may be cancelled, so 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.

Saturday, February 4
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Ages: Everyone is welcome, but the emphasis will be on stories for ages 3 up.

Saturdays, February 4 to March 11

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Saturday, February 4
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.

Saturday, February 4
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 and up are invited to drop in anytime between 1:30pm and 4:30pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too!

No registration required. Come early: space is limited.

Adults must accompany children younger than 10.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Winter dates: January 7, February 4, March 4

Saturday, February 4
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to join us for informal chess games, facilitated by Curtis Lister of the Burnaby Junior Chess Club. This is a drop-in program and no registration is required, but space is limited - arrive early! Parents of children under 10 years old are asked to remain in the program room.

Winter Dates:
Saturdays, January 14 to March 4

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