Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-01-18
Friday, January 20
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Friday, January 13 to February 17

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955

Friday, January 20
7:00 pm to 8:45 pm

Drop in - no registration required.
Come early! Space is limited.
Parents must accompany children under 10

CHV Rating: G
Common Sense Media recommends: Ages 6 and up
Length: 107 mins

Saturday, January 21
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, January 21 to March 11

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, January 21
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Come celebrate the Year of the Rooster with fun Lunar New Year crafts! Make your very own paper lantern, dragon, and lucky envelopes.

This children's program is free. Register online, in person at the Cameron info desk, or by calling 604-421-5454. 

Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under.

 

Saturday January 21
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.

Winter Dates:
Saturdays, January 14 to March 4

Saturday, January 21
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us for a presentation by Financial Planner and author, Alireza Fadaie on his book, "Personal Finance Mastery: How to get a black belt in managing your money".

With increased costs of living and dealing with uncertain times, you cannot afford to put off dealing with personal financial matters.

Learn about the different areas of personal finances - debt, managing cash flow, savings, investing, insurance, retirement and financial plans.

Sign up today, you'll be glad you got a chance to build your financial education basics.


Free, but seating is limited. Programs with low enrollment may be cancelled, so please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, in-person, or online.

If you cannot attend the program, please contact the Library so someone else can have your spot. Thank you.

Sunday January 22
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Families are invited to drop in between 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm to make a lantern to welcome in the year of the rooster. Supplies are limited, please arrive early.

Ages 5 and up. No registration required.

Adults must accompany children younger than 10.

Sunday, January 22
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This program is now FULL, we still have space in the upcoming program Meditation for Stres Management (February 19).

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Join us for an hour with Burnaby Public Library Teen Librarian and yoga instructor, Cristina Freire for an introduction to learn how to focus on the present. Let go of exam worries, day-to-day stressors and other thoughts that may disrupt your day.

We will explore different meditation teachers through spoken word CDs and then try their practice. Depending on your level of comfort you may wish to sit on a chair or the floor, feel free to bring a bolster or cushion with you.

This is a new program, seating is limited to 20 spots. Programs with low enrollment may be cancelled, so please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, in-person, or online.

If you cannot attend the program, please contact the Library so someone else can have your spot. Thank you.

Monday, January 23
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Helping Our Children to Grow Through the Early Years (1-5 years)

Mondays, January 23 to March 6
*No session February 13 - Library closed for Family Day*

This discussion based supportive series is for anyone who has ever wanted to talk about the job of parenting in a small group setting with other parents. Topics covered will be tailored to the specific needs of the participants. Some examples of topics covered are: managing temper tantrums, discipline vs. punishment, parent emotions, coping with the stress, and parent self-care. The goal of this series is to provide an opportunity for parents of young children to discuss their concerns and share their successes and challenges in a safe and supportive environment.

Pre-registration required. Space limited. Limited child-care spots available.

For more information about registering for this workshop please contact:
778-782-3548 or EMAIL: infochld@sfu.ca

www.informationchildren.com

Monday, January 23
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

This class will introduce you to the basics of creating a slideshow presentation using Microsoft Powerpoint 2010.  Learn how to create slides, insert text, and edit your presentation!                                                            
Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

This class is free of charge but space is limited. Registration for classes begins on Tuesday, January 3 at 10:00am. Please register in person at Tommy Douglas, or call 604-522-3971. This class is held in the Tommy Douglas computer lab.

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