Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2016-07-01
Wednesday, July 6
7:00 pm to 8:45 pm

nemoTake a trip under the sea!  Adults must watch with children younger than 10. Free tickets available in the library starting one hour before show time.

Come early: space is limited. 100 minutes.

This movie will be shown with open captions.

Thursday, July 7
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, July 7
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, July 7
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, July 7
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, July 7
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Are you looking for a job? Come to a free information session at Burnaby Public Library to find out what is available at your local WorkBC Employment Service Centre. Join Fraser Works staff to learn about free support and resources provided to job seekers like you!

Fraser Works Co-op is a Burnaby-based WorkBC Employment Service Centre that offers:

  • Access to a resource room with computers, Internet, MS Office, job postings boards, and a resource library
  • Access to a range of career planning, job search, and workplace communication workshops
  • One-to-one appointments and case planning with experienced case managers
  • Wage subsidy placements
  • Skills and self-employment training programs

Advanced registration for this free event is required. Please call the Metrotown Reference desk at 604-436-5400 or register online.

Thursday, July 7
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Into the Pond

Ages 5 to 12

Join a Metro Vancouver Park Interpreter to discover the fascinating life of the western painted turtle. We will take an imaginary trip into the pond to figure out how these turtles survive all year long in our Regional Parks.

Drop in - no registration required
Come early! Space is limited.

Thursday, July 7
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, July 8
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.

Friday, July 8
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: newborn to 18 months.

Fridays, July 8 to August 5

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

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

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

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