Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2018-12-09
Sunday, December 9
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Are you curious about the art of Japanese flower arranging? Here's your opportunity to see an artist at work!

The Library is pleased to present Joan Fairs, local businesswoman and Sangetsu Sensei (teacher). Joan received her education in floral design from the certified Sangetsu School of Ikebana and is a Kwatlan Polytech University Commercial Floristry graduate. You will have an opportunity to learn what is ikebana, see a demonstration of different types of arrangements, and have time to make your own arrangement.

Free, but seating is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call: 604-522-3971 or register online.

Monday, December 10
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Ages: Walking to 2.5 years old

Join us for Toddler Storytime! Singing, bouncing, clapping, and reading - perfect for busy toddlers! This week will have a winter theme!

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-421-5454

Monday, December 10 & Friday, December 14
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for a two day workshop on December 10 and 14, 2018 to prepare for Canadian citizenship. The session will be facilitated by MOSAIC staff. We will talk about topics such as Canada’s history, symbols, government and geography, as well as the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. This workshop will be held in English, with Chinese language support available.

Registration is required. To register please contact  Angel Tse  604 254 9626 ext 2121 or atse@mosaicbc.org or click here to register using our online registration form.

Tuesday, December 11
10:00 am to 10:45 am

All Ages. The same books and songs will be covered in Session 2.  

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for a fun morning full of stories, music, action and fun! This week's theme is winter!

Storytime starts at 10:15am, doors open at 10:00am. 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.

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Tuesday, December 11
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Ages: Newborn to walking

Join us for Baby Storytime! Songs, tickles, stories and lap games - perfect for little tiny babies! This week has a winter theme!

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesday, December 11
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Ages: Newborn to walking

Join us for Baby Storytime! Songs, tickles, stories and lap games - perfect for little tiny babies! This week has a Christmas theme!

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesday, December 11
11:15 am to 12:00 pm

All Ages. The same books and songs will be covered in Session 1.  

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for a fun morning full of stories, music, action and fun! This week's theme is winter!

Storytime starts at 11:30am, doors open at 11:15am. 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.

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

11:15 am to 11:45 am

Ages: 2.5 to 5 years old

Join us for a preschool Storytime! Stories, songs, and fingerplays - perfect for kids who love stories and might even sit still for them! This week's theme will be Winter!

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesday, December 11
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm


knitting_yarn_colourfulCome show your projects and share in the fun of making something new. Enjoy a couple 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.

Wednesday Dec 12
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Did you know... Burnaby Public Library offers free digital magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, ebooks, language lessons, and music? Each month a librarian will feature one of the library's digital resources, and show how you can use it.

December's Featured App: Mango Languages

MangoGoing travelling over winter break? Learn a new language or brush up an old one; you can even learn on your phone while you travel. Mango Languages offers fun, conversational lessons in over 70 languages, including English for speakers of over 15 other languages. Free with your library card.

Bring your own device (smartphone, tablet or laptop; if you have earbuds or a Bluetooth speaker, bring those too), or watch a demonstration. Ask questions about the featured app or about any of the library's resources.

Held in the Juniper Room, across the hall from Cameron Library. Free but space is limited; register online, by calling the Cameron Library at 604-421-5454, or at any library Information Desk.

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