Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-06-24
Friday, July 14
9:30 am to 11:00 am

Choose either:
9:30am - 11am OR 11am - 12:30pm

Fridays, June 30 to September 01
*(no class on August 18)*

Age: 0 - 5 years

This is a program for Chinese families that includes songs, rhymes and storytelling in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Limit to 12 families (first priority will be for families who haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list)

Please note: *Registration must be done IN PERSON at the Metrotown Branch*

For more information call: Lynn Lin 604-408-7274 ext. 2087

Friday, July 14
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 14
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

BPL is out in your community!  We'll be hosting a Pop-Up Library at Burnaby Village Museum on Fridays in July: look for us at Vorce Station.  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 our visits in the community, visit Community Outreach or contact Tommy Douglas Library, at 604-522-3971. 

Friday, July 14
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 14
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 14
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 15
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

Saturday, July 15
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Saturdays, July 8 to July 29

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: 604-421-5454

Saturday, July 15
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, July 8 to August 12

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, July 15th
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

grass_and_basket_with_colourful_woolCome 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.

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