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 10 at Bonsor; February 17 & 24 at Metrotown Library.
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.\

January 6 - February 10 location: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Seniors' Lounge

February 17 and 24 location: Metrotown Branch

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Tuesdays, January 6 to February 10 at Bonsor; February 17 & 24 at Metrotown Library.
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.

January 6 - February 10 location: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Seniors' Lounge

February 17 and 24 location: Metrotown Branch

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 February 14 at Bonsor; February 21 & 28 at Metrotown Library.
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

February 21 and 28 location: Metrotown Branch

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Fridays, January 16 to February 13 at Bonsor; February 20 to 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 13 location: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Seniors' Lounge

February 20 - March 6 location: Metrotown Branch

For more information, call: 604-436-5420

Friday, January 23
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Pop up libraryCome visit the BPL outside of our walls! We'll be setting up a Pop-Up Library at Bonsor Recreation Complex, Seniors' Lounge (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.

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 & 11 at Bonsor; February 18 to March 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 and 11 location: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Seniors' Lounge

February 18 to March 11 location: Metrotown Branch

For more information call: 604-436-5420

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