Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2016-07-29
Wednesday, August 3
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2 and 3 years.

Singing, dancing, clapping, and reading - perfect for active young children!  No registration is required but space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. All family members welcome!

Wednesdays, July 6 to August 3

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, August 3
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Ages 6 to 12

Registration is full. There is no waiting list but we may have room for a few drop-ins at 2:00 pm, if some registered participants don't come.

We’re making board games that were invented in Asia – each family will take home one or two games. All kids must be accompanied by an adult who will participate. We'll supply everything you need. Please arrive by 2:00 pm.

Wednesday, August 3rd
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join our Teen Reading Circle!  Discover teen books and stories, and practice your English conversation and reading skills in a supportive environment.  At our Teen Reading Circle we discuss great books and read short stories together.  This program is open to Teens with all levels of English skills.  The program is free, and registration is required.  You can register online or at any BPL Information Desk.  This program is for Teens in Grades 8 - 12.  Our summer schedule is listed below:

Teen Reading Circle, Wednesday, June 8th at Metrotown Branch, 7-8pm
Teen Reading Circle, Wednesday, June 22nd at Metrotown Branch, 7-8pm
Teen Reading Circle, Thursday, July 12th at Metrotown Branch, 4:30-5:30pm
Teen Reading Circle, Thursday, July 19th at Metrotown Branch, 4:30-5:30pm
Teen Reading Circle, Wednesday, August 3rd at Metrotown Branch, 7-8pm
Teen Reading Circle, Wednesday, August 17th at Metrotown Branch, 7-8pm

Thursday, August 4
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 30 to August 4

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursday, August 4
10:30 am to 11:15 am

Age: 1 and 2 years.

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

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 7 to August 4

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

 

Thursday, August 4
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 30 to August 4

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursday, August 4
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm

Age: newborns to 12 months.

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

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 7 to August 4

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Thursday, August 4
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Practice your English and meet people in a friendly, relaxed environment at the Metrotown  library. 
Each week a librarian will lead a discussion on a variety of everyday topics.  Adult learners must
have some knowledge of English to participate in group conversations. Drop-in to this free 
program. No registration required.  There will be more sessions Thursdays August 11,18,25 1:30-3:00 pm.

Thursday, August 4
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Come and enjoy a couple of hours of knitting. Crochet, stitch and chat with like-minded people. We are an informal, friendly group. Everyone is welcome – all ages and all skill levels. Bring your yarn and needles, scissors, and supplies and get started! A limited number of needles and yarn is available for those who want to give knitting or crocheting a try.

Free drop-in. No registration required.

Friday, August 5
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 and August: 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 this event, visit Outreach Services or contact Kelsey, Community Outreach Librarian, at 604-436-5426. 

This event is part of our initiative to provide 60 outreach visits to celebrate our 60th Anniversary! Visit Burnaby Public Library's 60th Anniversary to read about other ways we're marking our 60th year.

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