Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2016-07-26
Tuesday, July 26
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Tuesdays, June 28 to August 2

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies 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.

Tuesday, July 26
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Free playground activities, pop up library, crafts, games and much more.

Bring a picnic lunch and your imagination and energy.

All ages welcome

Playtime at Harwood Park happens on Tuesdays, July 12, 19 and 26th and is a partnership between Parks and Recreation, Burnaby Neighbourhood House, Burnaby Family Life, Cameray Child and Family Services and Burnaby Public Library. Funding provided by Literacy Now-Burnaby and Vancouver Sun Raise a Reader Campaign and the Early Childhood Development Table Neighbourhood Action Team.

Tuesday, July 26
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to walkers.

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories.

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

Tuesdays, July 5 to 26

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesday, July 26
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Age: 3 to 6 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.

Tuesdays, July 12 to August 9

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Tuesday, July 26
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Tuesdays, June 28 to August 2

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies 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.

Tuesday, July 26
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.

Tuesdays, July 5 to 26

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesday, July 26
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

BPL 60thBPL is out in your community!  We'll be hosting a Pop-Up Library at Wesburn Park (Moscrop and Patterson).  Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services' playground leaders will also be on hand bringing fun sports and activities to kids and their parents. 

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 this event, visit Outreach Services or contact Kelsey, Community Outreach Librarian, at 604-436-5426.

This event is part of our initiative to provide 60 outreach visits to celebrate our 60th Anniversary! Visit Burnaby Public Library's 60th Anniversary to read about other ways we're marking our 60th year.

Tuesday, July 26
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 and up are invited to drop in anytime between 1:30pm and 4:30pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too!

No registration required. Come early: space is limited.

Adults must accompany children younger than 10.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Tuesdays, July 5 to August 23

Tuesday, July 26
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Come relax with us, with this unique yoga and mindfulness meditation session focusing on Yoga Breathing Techniques - Part 2. This yoga sessions is just for teens entering grades 8 -12! The program is free. All you need to do is register online.

Classes are instructed by BPL Librarian Cristina, who is also a licensed and active yoga teacher. Please wear comfortable clothing you can move and stretch in and bring any props you may like to use (yoga mats, foam blocks, blankets, etc). 

Click here for a full list of yoga sessions at BPL.

Tuesday, July 26
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Calling all builders! Kids ages 5 to 12 are invited to drop in anytime between 2pm and 4pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too!

No registration required. Come early: space is limited.

Adults must accompany children younger than 10.

Tuesdays, July 5 to August 23

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