Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2016-09-30
Saturday, October 1
11:00 am to 11:45 am

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.

Saturdays, October 1 to November 19

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, October 1
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.

Saturdays: September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3

Saturday, October 1
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to join us for informal chess games, facilitated by Curtis Lister of the Burnaby Junior Chess Club. This is a drop-in program and no registration is required, but space is limited - arrive early! Parents of children under 10 years old are asked to remain in the program room.

Fall Dates:
Saturdays, September 17 to November 12
*(No session on October 22)*

Saturday, October 1
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Ride the wave of recovery breath at a time using the simple tools of self-compassion meditation shifting from addiction to awareness.

Reduce stress, anxiety and depression while boosting mental and emotional health. Increase self-love and awareness as you manage withdrawal symptoms from nicotine, alcohol, and other addictive substances and behaviours.

Join Dr. Suman Kollipara, co-founder of Peace Tree Innovations Society and delve into the neuroscience of addiction and many benefits of meditation.


Please bear in mind that this workshop is 90 minutes long. You may wish to bring a cushion or bolster for your comfort.

Free, but seating is limited. Please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, in-person, or online.​

Additional meditation programs in different Burnaby Public Library locations can be found here:

Meditation for Addiction and Addictive Behavioiurs (McGill Library) Saturday, October 15 - 3:00-4:30pm

Meditation for Anxiety (Tommy Douglas Library) Saturday, November 12 - 3:00-4:30pm

Meditation for Emotional Intelligence (McGill Library) Saturday, November 19 - 3:00-4:30pm

Monday, October 3
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Mondays, August 8 to October 24
*(No session September 5, September 12 and October 10)*

All mothers and children aged 2-5 yrs welcome!

Learn to develop your child’s emotions:
- Encourage healthy expressions of feeling
- Promote socializing
- Explore the role of emotional well-being in early childhood development

Learn together with your child through:
Fun games, drawing, storytelling, arts & crafts, songs, parenting tips

For more information about registering for a workshop please contact
(604) 436-1025 or send an email to cwwa@vlmfss.ca
Spaces are limited.

Vancouver& Lower Mainland Multicultural
Family Support Services Society

Monday, October 3
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, September 26 to November 28
*no session October 10 for Thanksgiving*

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesday October 4
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Tuesdays, September 27 to November 15

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, October 4
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

BPL 60thBPL is out in your community!  We'll be hosting a Pop-Up Library full of cool materials for university students.

A Pop-Up Library is a small, satellite library where visitors can browse and borrow books.  You'll be able to learn about library services and register for a free library card too!

For more information about this event, call the Cameron Branch at 604-421-5454.

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, October 4
10:15 am to 11:00 am

Age: 1 and 2 years.

Singing, bouncing, clapping, and reading - perfect for busy toddlers!

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, October 4 to November 15

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

 

Tuesday, October 4
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, September 27 to November 29

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

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