Events & Programs

Mondays, September 21 to November 9 (no session October 12 - library closed)
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.

For more information call: 604-421-5454

Monday, September 21
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Writing a will is the best way to make sure your estate is distributed according to
your wishes. The session will include information on:

  • Requirements of making a valid will
  • Responsibilities of an executor
  • Revoking a will
  • Powers of attorney
  • Personal directives

Speaker David Watts has been a notary public since 2006,  providing services in wills, probate
and real estate. He has served as a director of the Society of Notaries Public of British Columbia since 2011.

This free program is offered in partnership with the People's Law School.  Registration is required . Space is limited.
Please register by phoning the  Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch at 604-436-5400 or register online.

Monday September 21
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Samantha CollierThis important workshop will help you keep your teenager safe on the Internet. Learn how to talk to your teen about digital safety, cyberbulling prevention and response. Samantha Collier will also look at Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other social media sites that teens use. As well, she will look at popular apps and how teens are using them. 

Samantha Collier has been working in the law firm realm for over a decade. She has been able to align her two passions, law firm marketing and social media, to become one of the biggest legal social media influencers in Canada.  

Everyone is welcome but registration is required. To register, call 604-436-5400 or register online.

 

 

Tuesdays, September 22 to November 10
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: Newborn to walking

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories.

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

For more information call: 604-421-5454

Tuesdays, September 22 to November 3
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: 3 to 5 years

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

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information call: 604-522-3971

Tuesdays, September 22 to November 10
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 ½ to 5 years

Join us for songs and stories!

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

For more information call: 604-421-5454

Tuesday, September 22
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

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Dr. Davidicus Wong, popular Burnaby family doctor and Burnaby Now columnist, will present a talk on emotional
wellness. He will discuss:

  • How emotional health is as important as physical health, affecting every aspect of our lives. 
  • How to recognize symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression, mood and other psychological conditions.
  • Key emotional health skills: emotional awareness and mindfulness, managing stress, managing thoughts and feelings.
  • Where to find help.

This free presentation is provided by Burnaby Public Library in collaboration with the Burnaby Division of Family Practice.

Registration is required and space is limited.  Please register by phoning the Bob Prittie Metrotown Library at
604-436-5400 or register online.

Tuesday, September 22
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

We invite you to join a group of librarians at McGill Branch for an evening of book recommendations and reviews. There will be a selection of new titles for the fall, discoveries of older titles and authors as well as some fine non-fiction writing. Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be served! We encourage you to register online, or you can visit us or call us at 604-299-8955.

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesdays, September 23 and 30 (2 sessions)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

This course will give you an introduction to the main features and functions of Excel. It is a two part class so you must attend both classes. Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.

This class is free of charge but space is limited. Registration for classes begins on Monday, August 31 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.


Thursdays, September 24 to November 5
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: Walkers to under 3 years

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

No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information call: 604-522-3971

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