McGill Events

E.g., 2016-06-27
Monday, June 13 - September 12
9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Our annual Teen Summer Reading Club is back! Starting Monday, June 13, visit any BPL branch to register and collect your TSRC registration badge.

On Monday, June 27th visit any BPL branch to pick up your weekly reading card entry for great prizes, including the grand prize: an iPod Touch!

This year we're trying something new: teens have a chance to win additional prizes by participating online! Follow our BPL Teens Facebook page and win prizes for liking, sharing, and commenting on posts.

This summer's theme is "The Survival Challenge", so be sure to check out the survival themed booklists! We also have oodles of summer programs; check out teen Events & Programs for listings.

For more information check out our Teen Summer Reading Club page!

Questions? Ask Teen Librarian Rachel Yaroshuk (604-297-4809) or email me.

Monday, June 27
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for stimulating discussion at the library!  Part of the 50 Cafes for 50 Years series

Moderator: Kyle Ross

Kyle Ross (B.A, B.Ed) is a twice SFU Graduate: blending English Literature studies and First Peoples Contact History, his primary interest is in how historical and contemporary narratives shape how different cultures view the role of family, community, relationship with nature and driving values. He currently works as an Aboriginal Education Enhancement Teacher with the Vancouver School Board supporting students, families and educators with ways to support student learning and aboriginal teachings being integrated into the school curriculum.

Thinking the unthinkable, imagining the impossible, and discussing the improbable

SFU’s Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in the heart of our communities. Since 1998, this award-winning program has engaged the interests of scholars, seniors, students, philosophers, and non-philosophers through stimulating dialogue and the passionate exchange of ideas.

All cafés are free to attend. No registration is required.

Tuesday, June 28
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

School's out - time for some hot new reads! Come hear about great teen books that adults will also enjoy, as well as adult books with teen-appeal, in this Special Edition of Librarian's Choice. McGill branch's librarians Rachel (Teen Services) and Lise (Adult Services) team up to present our Top 20 choices. And if you'd like to recommend a book for both teens and adults, there will be time for that too!

Recommended for ages 14 and up – bring your mom or dad, bring your teen, bring your friends, bring your favourite teen/adult read. Light refreshments will be served.

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

Questions? Ask Teen Librarian Rachel Yaroshuk (604-297-4809) or email me.

Summer!

Thursday, June 30
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for stimulating discussion at the library!  Part of the 50 Cafes for 50 Years series

Moderator: Kyle Ross

Kyle Ross (B.A, B.Ed) is a twice SFU Graduate: blending English Literature studies and First Peoples Contact History, his primary interest is in how historical and contemporary narratives shape how different cultures view the role of family, community, relationship with nature and driving values. He currently works as an Aboriginal Education Enhancement Teacher with the Vancouver School Board supporting students, families and educators with ways to support student learning and aboriginal teachings being integrated into the school curriculum.

Thinking the unthinkable, imagining the impossible, and discussing the improbable

SFU’s Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in the heart of our communities. Since 1998, this award-winning program has engaged the interests of scholars, seniors, students, philosophers, and non-philosophers through stimulating dialogue and the passionate exchange of ideas.

All cafés are free to attend. No registration is required.

Monday, July 4
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Mondays, July 4 to August 22 (No session on August 1 - Library closed for BC Day)

Families and friends are invited to drop in between 1:30 and 4:30 to play with the library’s extensive board game collection!

Parents/caregivers must participate with children.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Monday, July 4
7:00 pm to 7:45 pm

Age: 4 to 8 years

Mondays, July 4 to 25

Wind down at the end of the day with longer stories and funny songs. No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

For more information call: 604-299-8955

Tuesday, July 5
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

Wednesday, July 6
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: Walkers to 2 years.

Songs, rhymes and stories for toddlers and the adults who love them!

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

Wednesdays, July 6 to August 3

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, July 6
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading - perfect for active young children!  No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Wednesdays, July 6 to August 3

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Thursday, July 7
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Into the Pond

Ages 5 to 12

Join a Metro Vancouver Park Interpreter to discover the fascinating life of the western painted turtle. We will take an imaginary trip into the pond to figure out how these turtles survive all year long in our Regional Parks.

Drop in - no registration required
Come early! Space is limited.

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