Events & Programs

Saturday April, 26/2014
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Please join us at the Tommy Douglas Library - 7311 Kingsway as we come together to knit/crochet/stitch!
Come and enjoy a couple of hours of knitting, crochet, stitch and chat with likeminded 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/crocheting a try).
Tea provided. Feel free to bring cookies to share (optional).
Knit2gether is FREE. No registration required.
Mark your calendar for the next sessions: 
May 24, 2014
June 14, 2014 - World Knit In Public Day

Saturdays, April 26 to May 24
11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Age: 3 to 5 years

Stories, songs, and fingerplays - perfect for kids who love stories and might even sit still for them!

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

Sunday, April 27
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

There will be a "Mixed Bag of Goodies" at our first storytelling event. Suitable for teens and adults, you can join us for tales from different places and times. Light refreshments will be provided.

Drop-in. No registration required.

For more information, please email: storytelling@bpl.bc.ca

Mondays, April 28 to June 17 (no storytime May 19 - Library closed for Victoria Day)
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Ages: Walking to 2.5 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.

Monday, April 28
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Skills Connect for Immigrants Hiring Fair offers an opportunity to meet with employers and find out what they are looking for. Bring your resume and apply for jobs in person with the following companies:

  • Canadian Property Stars
  • Concord Security
  • Garibaldi Glass Industries Inc.
  • Odenza Marketing Group
  • Organo Gold Enterprises Inc.
  • Paul Alexander Talent Management Consultants Inc.
  • RBC Royal Bank

Everyone is welcome. This event is sponsored by Training Innovations and Burnaby Public Library.

Monday, April 28
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Age: 4 - 10 years

Join us for a one hour session of fun paper craft ideas and activities! This program is free for kids ages 4 - 10.  Registration is required with a maximum of 25 participants. Caregivers must attend with children under the age of 10 years old.

If you are registering more than one child or if you have any problems with registration, please call the Cameron Branch at 604-421-5454.

Monday & Wednesday, April 28 & 30 (2 sessions)
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

MOSAIC and the Burnaby Public LIbrary are presenting a free tow-day workshop for the Canadian citizenship test preparation. Classes are in English and cover topics such as Canadian geography, economics, history, government, voting, rights and responsabilities, symbols and a lot more.

Regustration for this free workshop is required. Please call at 604-436-5400 or register online.

Tuesdays, April 29 to June 17
10:15 am to 10:45 am

Age: Newborn to walking

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories.

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

Tuesdays, April 29 to June 17
11:15 am to 11:45 am

Age: 2.5 to 5 years

Join us for songs and stories.

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

Tuesday April 29, 2014
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of word processing. This course will introduce the essentials of creating a document on MS Word 2007. If you have basic computer skills but are baffled by word processing, this course is for you.
Basic computer knowledge is necessary to register.
This class is free of charge but space is limited. Registration for April classes begins on Monday April 7th  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.

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