Events & Programs

Saturdays, April 11 to June 13
11:15 am to 12:00 pm

Age: All ages!

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.

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Mondays, April 13 to May 11 (5 sessions)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Parenting is Hard Work (Birth – 6yrs)

This discussion based supportive series is for anyone who has ever wanted to talk about the job of parenting in a small group setting with other parents. Topics covered will be tailored to the specific needs of the participants. Some examples of topics covered are: managing temper tantrums, discipline vs. punishment, parent emotions, coping with the stress, and parent self-care. The goal of this series is to provide an opportunity for parents of young children to discuss their concerns and share their successes and challenges in a safe and supportive environment.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. SPACE LIMITED.

Register in-person at Metrotown Library or call 604.436.5420

3rd Saturday of every month, April through June, 2:00-4:00 pm
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

lego club Calling all builders! Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in anytime between 2:00 and 4:00 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.

Spring Lego Dates:

Saturday, April 18, 2:00 to 4:00

Saturday, May 16, 2:00 to 4:00

Saturday, June 20, 2:00 to 4:00

Mondays, April 20 to June 15 (No program May 18 - Victoria Day)
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: Walkers to 2 ½ years

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories. Perfect for busy toddlers!

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

For more information call: 604-421-5454

Tuesdays, April 21 to June 16
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: Newborn to walking

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories.

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

For more information call: 604-421-5454

Tuesdays, April 21 to June 16
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 ½ to 5 years

Join us for songs and stories.

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

For more information call: 604-421-5454

Thursdays, April 23 to May 28
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: 2 and 3 years

Songs, rhymes, and stories for older 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

Saturdays, April 25 to May 30
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: All ages!

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for fun Saturday mornings full of stories, music, action and fun!

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

For more information call: 604-299-8955

Sunday, April 26
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Join us for fables, folktales and other anecdotes on "Life from the Land".

Suitable for tweens, teens, adults, seniors and newcomers.

Registration is required, although we will not turn away drop-in attendees. Register online or by phone at: 604-436-5400.

Tuesday, April 28
6:00 pm to 8:50 pm

Burnaby Public Library and Burnaby Mental Health & Substances Use Advisory Committee are presenting a spring forum on "Mental Health Wellness and Your Medications".

Guest speakers:

  • Dr. Debbie Thompson (BScPharm., PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist)
  • Dr. Vivian Yih (BScPharm, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Technician)

This is a great opportunity to talk about your medication experiences with two personable pharmacologists in a safe, friendly, respectful and confidential small-group environment. Raise questions, make comments, share, listen.

Bring along a family member, friend or caregiver !

ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED.  All those wanting to attend must register by April 26 with Catherine by email : mcleod.c@telus.net or by phone : 604-435-9985 (first names only required, may submit questions in advance)

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