Events & Programs

Thursday, April 9
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Burnaby Public Library presents a free workshop for newcomers given by MOSAIC. Learn how to put together a professional resume and cover letter that stands out. Target your audience and let your resume be your marketing tool. Feel free to bring a copy of your resume and cover letter with you.

To register, please contact MOSAIC and have your PR card ready. Please call 604-438-8214 ext. 112 or email fbilikano@mosaicbc.com

Thursdays, April 9 to May 14
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm

Age: Newborn to pre-walkers

Songs, tickles, stories, and lap games - perfect for little tiny babies!

The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families. Please arrive no later than 1:45

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

For more information call: 604-522-3971

Fridays, April 10 to May 15
10:00 am to 4:45 pm

Age: 3 to 5 years

Stories, fingerplays, songs, and dancing -- perfect for kids who love books and might even sit still for them! The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to play together, read together, and meet other families. No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Fridays, April 10 to May 15
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: Newborn to pre-walkers

Songs, rhymes, stories, and bounces. No registration is required. Please arrive early as space is limited.Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information call: 604-299-8955

Fridays, April 10 to May 15
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Age: Newborn to pre-walkers

Songs, rhymes, stories, and bounces. No registration is required. Please arrive early as space is limited.

Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

For more information call: 604-299-8955

Saturdays, April 11 to July 4 (No session May 23)
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: Newborn to 2 ½ years

Man in the Moon is a special storytime for babies and their male caregivers! 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: 604-436-5420

 

Saturday, April 11, at the Bonsor Recreation Complex
10:30 am to 4:00 pm

Burnaby Public Library, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC) Burnaby and New Westminster chapter, and Burnaby Parks and Recreation present the annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Contest. The event will be held at the Bonsor Recreation Complex, 6550 Bonsor Ave. 

How to participate: Come to the Children's Library at the Metrotown Branch between Monday, March 9, and Thursday, April 2, to register and pick up an official kit of bridge-building supplies, as well as detailed instructions. You may sign up as a group with no more than 5 members. All participants must be current  elementary or secondary school students. This is a very popular event with a limited number of participants, so please register as early as possible.

Register and pick up a kit only if you are sure you can participate and attend the event. Only 1 kit per registration will be provided. Before receiving a kit, all participants (or groups) are required to sign a completion form agreeing to the return of a finished project. All bridges are expected to be designed and constructed by student participants, not by adults.  Prizes will include several $100 gift cards. For further information email bn@apeg.bc.ca.

Event day schedule: 10:30-11:00: Sign in and submission of bridges. 11:00-3:00: Testing of bridges. 3:00-4:00: Prize distribution.

Other "Engineering Day" Events: Even if you are not building a bridge, you are welcome to enjoy many other fun engineering and geoscience related activities, which are free for children of all ages and their parents. You will have the opportunity to meet many professional engineers and see some exciting displays.

Saturdays, April 11 to June 13
11:15 am to 12:00 pm

Age: All ages!

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.

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Mondays, April 13 to May 11 (5 sessions)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Parenting is Hard Work (Birth – 6yrs)

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.

Register in-person at Metrotown Library or call 604.436.5420

Monday & Tuesday, April 13-14 (2 sessions)
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Burnaby Public Library and MOSAIC are presenting a free two-day workshop for the Canadian citizenship test preparation. Classes are in English with Mandarin support, and cover topics such as Canadian geography, rights and responsabilities, symbols and a lot more.

Registration for this workshop is required. To register contact MOSAIC and have your PR card ready. Please call Tim Chow 604-438-8214 ext.114, email tchow@mosaicbc.com or register online http://www.mosaicbc.com/settlement-workshops-registration-form

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