NOTICE TO PATRONS: Some Bob Prittie Metrotown events scheduled in March have been cancelled or had location changes due to branch renovations. Event listings have been updated with new location information where applicable. For more information, contact us at 604-436-5400.

Events & Programs

Tuesdays, February 3 to March 3
4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

Would you like your child to have more reading practice this winter? Sign up for Reading Buddies!

Reading Buddies is a reading program where teens and children are paired up for one-on-one reading in a safe, fun and friendly environment. Younger children will gain practice reading with a caring teen mentor. Teens will develop leadership experience and community involvement. Your child will be paired up for one-on-one reading with an enthusiastic Burnaby teen.

This program is free, but space is limited. Please register in person at the McGill information desk.

For children in grades 2, 3, or 4.

Wednesdays, February 4 to March 11
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: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Art Room (2nd Floor)

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Wednesdays, February 4 to March 11
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: Bonsor Recreation Complex, Art Room (2nd Floor)

For more information call: 604-436-5420

First Saturday of the month
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

legoCalling all builders! Kids ages 4-12 are invited to drop in anytime between 1:30 and 4:30 to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too! Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under. Drop-in. No registration required.

March 7

April 4

May 2

June 6

Saturdays, February 14 to March 21
10:15 am to 11:00 am

Age: Newborn to 2 ½ years

Join us for lively stories, rhymes and songs for infants and their dads, uncles, stepdads, foster dads, grandfathers and other male caregivers. No registration is required. Enthusiastic siblings are welcome.

For more information call: 604-522-3971

Thursday, March 5
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Newcomers to Canada will learn how to file Canadian taxes.

Language: English with Mandarin language support

Contents:
1. Who should file income tax?
2. The benefits of filing and tax deductions. 
3. How to gather tax slips. 
4. What happens if I file my taxes late?

Registration is required for this free workshop.
http://www.mosaicbc.com/settlement-workshops-registration-form
Or call Angel of MOSAIC at 604-438-8214 ext 104
Or email: atse@mosaicbc.com

Please meet at the 2nd Floor Information Desk.  We will gather there before going up to the 3rd Floor meeting room.  

新移民个人报税

日期:3月5日 6:30 - 8:30 PM

地点: 本拿比Metrotown 图书馆。请在2楼Information Desk 集合。我们会一起去3楼会议室。

语言:英语,普通话支援

内容:
1.谁需要报税?
2.申报和政府扣除优惠
3.收集税单
4.如果迟报税, 我该怎么办?

免费讲座 。请预早报名。
网上报名请点击http://www.mosaicbc.com/settlement-workshops-registration-form
或致电 MOSAIC: Angel 谢小姐 电话: 604-438-8214分机104
或 电邮至 atse@mosaicbc.com

Saturday, March 7
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

A book club especially for kids!  Here’s how it works:The Hero's Guide to Saving your Kingdom

  1. Register for the book club online or at the information desk. Get your own FREE copy of the book by printing out your registration confirmation email and bringing it to the Cameron information desk.
  2. READ THE BOOK!!! (You must read the book before coming to the book club, in fact you should get your parents to read the book too!)
  3. Attend the Book Club on March 7 from 11am to 12pm in the Juniper Room of the Cameron Recreation Centre (located directly across from the library).

For ages 8 to 12. Space is limited and registration is required
for this free program.

You can register online, in-person, or by calling the branch at: 604-421-5454.

Mondays, March 9 to April 20 (no session on April 6)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Participants of the FREE six-session workshop will gain systematic knowledge about diabetes and relevant issues.  Learn and practice simple tools to effectively manage blood glucose level in daily living.  Group interaction and support will help you improve goal-setting, action-taking and problem-solving skills, with increasing confidence in managing diabetes and overall health.  Caregivers are also welcome.

Registration for this free program is required. Please phone 604-940 8967  or register online.  Deadline for registration is March 2, 2015.

該免費系列課程(分為6 講)由斯坦福大學創編,旨在幫助您掌握在日常生活中控制好血糖與管理糖尿病症狀,及時調整情緒,和改善生活方式的各種實用工具。課程採用小組形式, 系統全面的講授結合組員之間交流實踐經驗;並支持您通過制定計劃,採取具體行動和解決實際問題來應用所學,增加有效降低與/或維持血糖平穩, 和管理好自己健康的信心。糖尿病患者的家屬也會從中得益。

每週一下午1:30 到 4:00, 3 月9 至 4 月20 日, 2015 (共6 週,復活節週一除外), 於本拿比公共圖書館, Metrotown 分館.
網上報名請點擊:  Sign up for Diabetes Self-Management Program [Mandarin] 糖尿病自我管理 [國語]
或致電 604-940 8967
報名截止日期:3 月2 日, 2015(上限為 15 人,額滿後請等候參加下一班的通知. )

Tuesday, March 10
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Kids grade 5 and up are invited to play board games at McGill Library.

Instruction, board games, snacks and pizza are provided!

Hosted by Imperial Hobbies.

Tuesday March 10
3:30 pm to 4:20 pm

puppetshow

SPRING BREAK PUPPET PALOOZA!

A free fun-filled puppet show for children aged 4 up.

Pick up tickets at the Tommy Douglas Information Desk after 10 a.m. on the day of the show. There will be NO advanced registration for this event.

No one will be admitted after the show has started. SPACE IS LIMITED – ARRIVE EARLY!

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