Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-07-25
Thursday, July 27
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!

Thursdays, June 29 to August 3

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursday, July 27
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Age: 3 to 5 years.

Stories, songs, and fingerplays - perfect for kids who love stories and might even sit still for them!

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.

Thursdays, July 13 to August 3

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Thursday, July 27
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!

Thursdays, June 29 to August 3

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursday, July 27
1:15 pm to 2:00 pm

reading

*PLEASE NOTE - THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL*

When & Where: 
Thursdays, July 6 to August 3

1:15 pm to 2:00 pm 
Metrotown Branch, 6100 Willingdon Ave

Reading Buddies is a program where teens and children are paired up for reading practice in a safe, fun and friendly environment. The goals of this program are to provide children with extra reading practice and to provide teens with leadership skills and an opportunity to engage with community.

Children must be entering grade 2, 3 or 4 in September. Registered children must attend all five sessions, Thursdays July 6 to August 3 from 1:15 – 2:00pm. 

Register in person at the Metrotown branch, located at 6100 Willingdon Ave.
The program is free, but space is limited, so be sure to register early. Registration opens Thursday, June 1.

Call 604-436-5420 for more information.

Thursday July 27
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages: 4 to 12

Come take a walk on the wild side with a Park Interpreter from Metro Vancouver Regional Parks. Discover some of the amazing ways that local animals move using super speed, ultra-strength and mighty jumps – and try some of them out yourself!

Caregivers must accompany children under 10.

Drop in – space is limited.

Friday, July 28
9:30 am to 11:00 am

*PLEASE NOTE: BOTH SESSIONS OF THIS PROGRAM ARE NOW FULL*

Choose either:
9:30am - 11am OR 11am - 12:30pm

Fridays, June 30 to September 01
*(no class on August 18)*

Age: 0 - 5 years

This is a program for Chinese families that includes songs, rhymes and storytelling in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Limit to 12 families (first priority will be for families who haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list)

Please note: *Registration must be done IN PERSON at the Metrotown Branch*

For more information call: Lynn Lin 604-408-7274 ext. 2087

Friday, July 28
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

BPL is out in your community!  We'll be hosting a Pop-Up Library at Burnaby Village Museum on Fridays in July: look for us at Vorce Station.  A Pop-Up Library is a small, satellite library where visitors can browse, borrow, and return library material.  We'll have books for all ages and you'll be able to learn about library services and register for a library card!

For more information about our visits in the community, visit Community Outreach or contact Tommy Douglas Library, at 604-522-3971. 

Friday, July 28
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Fridays, July 7 to August 11

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, July 28
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Fridays, July 7 to August 11

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, July 28
2:15 pm to 3:00 pm

reading*PLEASE NOTE - THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL*

When & Where: 
Fridays, July 7 to August 4

2:15 pm to 3:00 pm
Tommy Douglas Branch, 7311 Kingsway

Reading Buddies is a program where teens and children are paired up for reading practice in a safe, fun and friendly environment. The goals of this program are to provide children with extra reading practice and to provide teens with leadership skills and an opportunity to engage with community.

Children must be in grade 2, 3 or 4. Registered children must attend all five sessions, Fridays July 7 to August 4. 

Register in person at the Tommy Douglas branch, located at 7311 Kingsway. The program is free, but space is limited, so be sure to register early. Registration opens Thursday, June 1. 

Call 604-297-4825 for more information.

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