Events & Programs

E.g., 2016-02-07
Thursday, February 11
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Age: 3 to 5 years.

Stories, songs, and fingerplays - perfect for kids who love stories and might even sit still for them!

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.

Thursday, February 11
11:15 am to 11:45 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.

Thursdays, February 4 to March 10

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Thursday, February 11
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Help yourself, your family and your neighbourhood by being prepared before disaster strikes. Learn how to minimize home hazards, assemble emergency supplies and develop a family reunion plan.

Free but space is limited. Register online, or by calling 604-299-8955 or in person at a Burnaby Public Library Branch.

Other sessions will be held at the following locations:

Thursday, February 11
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Join the Teen Makerspace! Come hang out with youth grades 6 - 9 at the Tommy Douglas branch and create something new. This February the Teen Makerspace is making String Pictures! We'll be putting our hammar and nails to use to create a structure for our yarn. In the end, you will have a creative art pieces to take home.All supplies and instruction are provided. This is a free, but registration is required. Be sure to register online.

We'll be making our own designs, but if you are interested in this particular design, please check out the how-to video by Mist8k.

Questions? Contact Rachel Yaroshuk, Teen Services Librarian, at 604-297-4809 or email me.

Thursday, February 11
7:00 pm to 8:45 pm

Burnaby Public Library and the People's Law School are happy to present a free class on personal estate planning and wills.

Please join us, and lawyer Don Drysdale, for a repeat of his popular class!

FREE but space is limited- register online, by calling 604-299-8955, or in person at the library.

Friday, February 12
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

This program is for Chinese-speaking parents or caregivers with children, newborn to 6 years. The program will be presented in Mandarin.

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.

Fridays, January 29 to March 4 (6 sessions)

Please note: registration must be done in person at the Tommy Douglas branch.

Friday, February 12
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers

Songs, rhymes, stories, and bounces. 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.

Friday, February 12
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Age: newborn to pre-walkers

Songs, rhymes, stories, and bounces. 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.

Friday, February 12
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!

Saturdays, January 16 to March 15

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, February 13
10:00 am to 10:45 am

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.

Saturdays, January 16 to March 12

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

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