Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-02-20
Monday, February 20
10:10 am to 12:00 pm

Helping Our Children to Grow Through the Early Years (1-5 years)

Mondays, January 23 to March 6
*No session February 13 - Library closed for Family Day*

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. Limited child-care spots available.

For more information about registering for this workshop please contact:
778-782-3548 or EMAIL: infochld@sfu.ca

www.informationchildren.com

Monday, February 20
11:15 am to 11:45 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.

Mondays, January 16 to March 6
*no session February 13 - Library closed for Family Day*

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Monday, February 20
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Do you want to learn about the Canadian tax system? Do you want to know all about filing your income tax return? 

Join us in an interactive workshop, learn about RRSPs, required documents for personal income tax, tips on how to file your business or personal tax return, and also ways to save you money.

This free workshop is presented in partnership with Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISSofBC). To register, please call 604-436-5400 or register online. For more information about this program please contact Wael Sidaros at ISSofBC at 604-395-8000 ext 1640 or by email at wael.sidaros@issbc.org

Monday, February 20
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

This program is now FULL.

Join Laura Reid from Counter Cultures in discussion and sampling of kombucha, water kefir, ginger beer, kvass and more.

The lecture will focus on the abundance of recipes and methods, allowing participants to sample batches at various stages to further their understanding of the ferments they would like to tackle at home.

Note: This is a demonstration.

Free, but seating is limited. Programs with low enrollment may be cancelled, so please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, in-person, or online.

If you cannot attend the program, please contact the Library so someone else can have your spot. Thank you

Monday, February 20
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Is it a good time to purchase a condo apartment, a townhouse, or a house in Greater Vancouver? Is the housing market overvalued? Given the current rate environment, what is the best mortgage product / strategy for your upcoming renewal, refinance, or purchase transaction?

The Department of Finance just introduced a Mortgage Rate Stress Test. How is this going to impact you?

Etienne Beaudoin, from Xeva Mortgage, a former Residential Underwriter and Manager of Business Development at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, answers these questions and more.

Free, but seating is limited. Please register by phone at: 604-299-8955, in-person, or online.

Refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, February 21
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Tuesdays, January 10 to February 21

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, February 21
10:10 am to 12:00 pm

Parenting Toddlers and Pre-schoolers

Tuesdays, January 31 to March 7

In this interactive series, the focus is on understanding the unique challenges parents of children under age 5 encounter as their children move through the toddler and preschool years. Topics include but are not limited to: effective communication, the link between behaviour and temperament, understanding child development, having appropriate behavioral expectations, and responding to children’s misbehaviour in ways that promote growth and self regulation. Responding to temper tantrums, coping with separation anxiety, teaching social skills such as sharing and turn taking are a few examples of topics that can be included.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. SPACE LIMITED. Limited child-care spots available.

For more information about registering for this workshop please contact:
PH#: 778 782 3548 or EMAIL: infochld@sfu.ca
www.informationchildren.com

Tuesday, February 21
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, January 17 to March 7

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesday, February 21
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.

Tuesdays, January 17 to February 28

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Tuesday, February 21
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Tuesdays, January 10 to February 21

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.

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