Events & Programs

Tuesdays, October 14 to November 18 (No program November 11 - library closed for Rememberance Day)
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!

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Tuesdays, October 14 to November 18 (No program November 11 - library closed for Rememberance Day)
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!

For more information call: 604-436-5420

Thursdays, October 16 to November 20
11:00 am to 11:45 am

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

Third Monday of the month, from October 20 to December 15
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 to 12 are invited to drop in on the third Monday of each month to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too! Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under. This is a drop-in event. Registration is not required.

Monday, October 20, 3:00 to 4:30pm
Monday, November 17, 3:00 to 4:30pm
Monday, December 15, 3:00 to 4:30pm

For more information, please call 604-421-5454.

Saturday, October 25
11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for a special Halloween storytime followed by button making!

Ages 4 and up

No registration required. For more information call: 604-299-54599

*Please come dressed in costume!*

Sunday, October 26, 2014
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Create some creepy paper Halloween decorations at the Spooktacular Children's Paper Lab!

This free event is for children ages 4 to 12. Children under 10 must attend with an adult caregiver.

Registration is required, space is limited.

You can sign up online, in-person or by calling: 604-522-3971.

Sunday, October 26
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon of storytelling featuring "A Host of Ghost" tales. This monthly event is suitable for adults and teens. Refreshments will be provided. FREE but space is limited; register online, by calling 604 436-5400, or in person at the library.

Monday & Wednesday, October 27 & 29
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

MOSAIC and Burnaby Public Library are presenting a free two-day workshop on preparing for the Canadian citizenship test. Classes are in English and cover topics such as Canadian geography, economics, history, government, voting, rights and responsibilities, culture, symbols and a lot more.

Registration is required. To register go to http://www.mosaicbc.com/settlement-workshops-registration-form, call Mustafa at 604-254-9626 ext. 265 or mahmad@mosaicbc.com

Thursday, October 28
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

What is Microsoft Excel 2007? How do I use it in my everyday life? This course will give you an introduction to the main features and functions of Excel 2007.
Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.
This class is free of charge but space is limited. Registration for October classes begins on Monday October 6th 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.

Tuesday, October 28
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join holistic nutritionist Elle Erikson, author of Top Ten Best-Ever Healthy Weight Loss Tips, as she offers sensible, effective ways to shed unwanted pounds while improving overall health. Blending personal wisdom with professional training, Elle shares her insight and provides strategies for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. She will also discuss concerns about food quality and production.

Elle Erikson, RHN, is a registered holistic nutritionist, nutritional consultant, urban gardener and cooking instructor living in Vancouver.

This is a FREE program, but space may be limited, so please register by phone at 604-522-3971.

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