Upcoming events & programs

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Monday, January 23
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.

Mondays, January 16 to March 6
*no session February 13 - Library closed for Family Day*

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Monday, January 23
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

This first class will teach basic commands and functions of MS Excel - creating a new spreadsheet, entering, deleting and formatting data, sorting information & creating basic formula, plus saving and printing. The second class is Monday, January 30 1:30-3:30 

Prerequisite: Must be comfortable using computer, keyboard and mouse.

This class is free of charge but space is limited. Registration for classes begins on Tuesday, January 3  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

Monday, January 23
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Burnaby Public Library and the Arthritis Society are presenting from January to May a series of workshops.

With the first workshop of the series, Understanding Arthritis, you will get a clear picture of what is really happening in your body when we talk about arthritis. This will aid you in understanding the importance of self-management (pain management, medications, exercise and complementary therapies, etc.) and learn about the many tools and aids you can use to make life easier. We will also discuss the various programs and services available to you in the community.

This event is free, but space is limited. To avoid disappointment please register online, or by calling 604-436-5400.

Other events in this series:

Registration opens one month prior to each event.

Monday, January 23
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm


This program and its waitlist are now full. Thank you.


Join Laura Reid from Counter Cultures in this workshop, making a batch of probiotic sauerkraut together! There will be a demo on different variations of sauerkraut, including garden kraut (with root vegetables, spices and cabbage) as well as traditional sauerkraut.

This class includes:

-Hands on making your own sauerkraut to take home and start fermenting right away!
-Nutrition information about the benefits of fermented foods
-Recipes
-Tasting a variety of different ‘krauts’.

If you cannot attend the program, please contact the Library so someone else can have your spot. Thank you.

Tuesday, January 24
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Tuesdays, January 10 to February 21

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

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. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Tuesday, January 24
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to walkers.

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories.

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

Tuesdays, January 17 to March 7

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesday, January 24
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.

Tuesdays, January 17 to February 28

For more information, call 604-522-3971.

Tuesday, January 24
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Tuesdays, January 10 to February 21

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!

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. Siblings welcome.

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Tuesday, January 24
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.

Tuesdays, January 17 to March 7

For more information, call 604-421-5454.

Tuesday, January 24
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Tuesdays, January 10 to February 7

Welcome to an evening of sharing tasty food and fun at Brentwood! Connecting with other parents and quality play interactions are important elements of raising happy, healthy kids.

Play, sing and share books with Burnaby Public Library. Library time is an active, fun time designed for young children and their families. Learn a new song, have fun with words and language, and get into the bedtime reading habit early!

Bring a snack or dish to share!

This is a free program for our community! No registration required.

Where:
2nd Floor
Brentwood Community Resource Centre
2055 Rosser Avenue, Burnaby

For more information on this please contact us at: 604-473-7947 etx.2507
brentwoodymca@gv.ymca.ca
or
www.bpl.bc.ca

Funding provided by a Vancouver Sun Raise a Reader grant through Literacy Now Burnaby

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