Events & Programs

Wednesdays, July 8 to August 12
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: Walkers to 2 ½ years

Songs, rhymes and stories for toddlers and the adults who love them!

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. Siblings welcome.

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Wednesdays, July 8 to August 5
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading — perfect for active young children! 

Storytime is 30 minutes long and starts promptly at the time listed above - please arrive no later than 11:15.

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

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Wednesdays July 8 to August 12
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: Walkers to 2 ½ years

Songs, rhymes, stories, and bounces for young toddlers. No registration is required. Please arrive early as space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information call: 604-299-8955

Wednesday, July 8
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Digital Storytelling: Use the Scribjab app to create your own book
Meet Kelleen Toohey and Diane Dagenais, Simon Fraser University's Scribjab developers.

At this workshop, Kelleen and Diane will teach you how to create your own digital picture book using Scribjab technology. Learn to map out a basic story, create accompanying illustrations, and enhance the text with audio clips. The stories on Scribjab are offered in multiple languages, teens with multi-lingual skills are encouraged to attend.  Teens without multi-lingual skills are welcome to me email us regarding participation. For teens entering grades 8 - 12 in September.

All supplies are provided. The event is free, but space is limited. Please register online or by calling 604-436-5400.

Wednesday July 8
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

For years, books and comics have inspired movies. Each week we’ll watch a movie from one of the last six decades.

The Parent Trap - 1961

2 pm, 129 minutes
Canadian Home Video Rating: G
Common Sense Media Rating:  6 up

Caregivers must accompany children 10 and under.
No registration required, but space is limited.

Wednesday July 8
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages 5 to 12
Adults must accompany children younger than 10.

Beavers build lodges and spiders spin webs, but what other amazing structures might we see in nature?
Join a Metro Vancouver Regional Park interpreter and discover the master architects of the animal kingdom.

Registration is required - Register in advance at the library or online. For more information, please call the Cameron Branch at 604-421-5454.

Wednesdays, July 8 to 29
7:00 pm

All movies start at 7:00 pm and will be shown with captions. We give out free tickets on the day of the show, beginning at 6:00 pm: ask for your tickets in the Children’s Library.
Come early: space is limited. Adults must watch with children younger than 10.

July 8: Frozen (sing along!)

July 15: The Pirate Fairy

July 22: Big Hero 6

July 29: Treasure Planet (best for kids age 8+)

Thursdays, July 9 to August 6
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Age: Newborn to pre-walkers

Songs, tickles, stories, and lap games - perfect for little tiny babies!

Storytime is 30 minutes long and starts promptly at the time listed above - please arrive no later than 1:30.

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

For more information call: 604-522-3971

Thursdays, July 9 to August 20 (No session July 23)
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

lego club

Calling all builders! Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in anytime between 1:30 and 4:30 to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too! Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under. Drop-in. No registration required.

 *No LEGO on July 23 due to a special presentation by Burnaby Nature House!*

 

Thursday, July 9
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Burnaby Public Library presents a free workshop given by MOSAIC. Learn how to put together a professional resume and cover letter that stands out. Target your audience and let your resume be your marketing tool. Feel free to bring a copy of your resume and cover letter with you.

To register, please contact MOSAIC and have your PR card ready. Please call 604-438-8214 ext.112 or email fbilikano@mosaicbc.com

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