Bob Prittie Metrotown Events

Monday, January 5 to Sunday, March 1
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Teen Winter Readers' Review is back at Burnaby Public Library from Monday, January 5, 2015 to Sunday, March 1, 2015. The contest is open to teens grades 8 - 12.

For each book you read, submit a review and be entered to win weekly prizes as well as the grand prize of a $75 gift certificate to Metropolis at Metrotown!

Visit your local BPL branch starting January 5, 2015 to register and pick up your reading review package. Select reviews will be posted after the end of the Teen Winter Readers' Review, at BPL branches!

For more details visit our Teen Winter Readers' Review webpage.

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

Tuesdays, January 6 to February 24 at Bonsor, Seniors' Lounge
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: Newborn to pre-walkers

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.

Special event for Family Literacy Day, January 27th (at Bonsor Rec Centre).

Location: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Seniors' Lounge (2nd Floor)

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Tuesdays, January 6 to February 24 at Bonsor, Seniors' Lounge
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: Newborn to pre-walkers

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.

Special event for Family Literacy Day, January 27th (at Bonsor Rec Centre).

Location: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Seniors' Lounge (2nd Floor)

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Thursdays, January 8 to February 12.
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading — perfect for active young children! The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families. No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

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Please note: these storytimes will be taking place at the Bonsor Recreation Complex, in the Seniors' Lounge.

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Thursdays, January 8 to February 12.
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading — perfect for active young children! The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families. No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Please note: these storytimes will be taking place at the Bonsor Recreation Complex, in the Seniors' Lounge.

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Saturdays, January 10 to March 6 at Bonsor
11:00 am to 11:45 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! 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.

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January 10 - February 14 location: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Art Room (2nd floor)

February 21 and 28 location: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Seniors' Lounge (2nd floor)

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Fridays, January 16 to February 27 at Bonsor; March 6 at Metrotown Library.
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!

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January 16 - February 27 location: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Seniors' Lounge

March 6 location: Metrotown Branch

For more information, call: 604-436-5420

Saturday, January 31
8:30 am to 11:00 am

Pop up libraryCome visit the BPL outside of our walls! We'll be setting up a Pop-Up Library at Bonsor Recreation Complex, Art Room (6550 Bonsor Ave).

You'll be able to learn about library services, browse library material, check out books, and even make a library card! We will have a variety of material for all ages, but will have plenty of Children's picturebooks for kids as this pop-up library takes place before Storytime. See you out there!

Questions? Call Kelsey, Community Outreach Librarian at 604-436-5426, or email us.

Wednesdays, February 4 - 25 at Bonsor; March 4 & 11 at Metrotown Library.
10:00 am to 10:45 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.

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February 4 - 25 location: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Seniors' Lounge (2nd floor)

March 4 and 11 location: Metrotown Branch

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Wednesdays, February 4 - 25 at Bonsor; March 4 & 11 at Metrotown Library.
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.bonsor map

February 4 - 25 location: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Seniors' Lounge (2nd floor)

March 4 and 11 location: Metrotown Branch

For more information call: 604-436-5420

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