NOTICE TO PATRONS: Some Bob Prittie Metrotown events scheduled in March have been cancelled or had location changes due to branch renovations. Event listings have been updated with new location information where applicable. For more information, contact us at 604-436-5400.

Events & Programs

Saturday, March 14
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

The monthly Knit2gether will take place Saturday, March 14 from 11am-2pm at Tommy Douglas Library, 7311 Kingsway, Burnaby
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 will be available for those who want to give knitting/crocheting a try.
Tea will be provided. Please feel free to bring treats to share (optional).
Knit2gether is a free, drop-in event. No registration is required.
Please mark your calendars for the monthly dates:
Saturday, April 11, 11-2
Saturday, May 9, 11-2
Saturday, June 13, 11-2

Tuesday, March 17
10:30 am to 11:20 am

puppetshow

SPRING BREAK PUPPET PALOOZA!!

A free fun-filled puppet show for children aged 4 up.

Located in the Cameron Rec Centre, Hemlock/Spruce Room

Please line up outside the Hemlock/Spruce Room. There will be NO advanced registration for this event.

No one will be admitted after the show has started. SPACE IS LIMITED – ARRIVE EARLY!

Tuesday, March 17
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

TOYSTORY2

TOY STORY 2

Join us for a free family movie! All are welcome. Caregivers must accompany children 10 and under.

No registration required, but space is limited.

Thursday March 19
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ages 5 and up

Join us for crafts at McGill Library! Free - No registration required. Drop in anytime.

Thursday, March 19
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Vancity - South Burnaby Community Branch
5064 Kingsway, Burnaby
From Skilled Immigrant to Professional Engineer: The Path to Success is a workshop for internationally trained engineers, technologists or technicians to learn about the accreditation process. This free workshop is sponsored by Burnaby Public Library and presented by the Foreign Credential Referral Loan Project. A knowledgeable panel will share essential information on the resources available to Internationally Trained Engineers (ITE), Technicians and Technologists (ITT) seeking accreditation in Canada. Presenters include:

  • APEGBC - Caroline Westra
  • ASTTBC - Geoff Sale
  • Langara College - Yasmin Virji
  • Path2Work - Lori Akiyama

Registration is required for this free program. Please phone the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch at 604-436-5400 or register online.

Thursday March 19
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

toystory

TOY STORY 3

 Join us for a free family movie! All are welcome. Caregivers must accompany children 10 and under.

 No registration required, but space is limited.

Thursday, March 19
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Read the book, then come hang out with other teens grades 8 - 12 to discuss the book's highlights, lowlights, and everything inbetween. Get a free copy of the book by printing out your registration confirmation email and bringing it to the Cameron information desk.

Registration for the February Teen Book Club opens Monday, March 2, 2015!

March's Teen Book Club title is The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey. The book follows Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, as she attempts to rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them.

For more details visit our Teen Book Club webpage.

Questions? Contact Rachel Yaroshuk, Teen Services Librarian, at 604-297-4809 or email me.

Friday, March 20th
10:30 am to 12:30 pm

If you’ve never used a computer and want to give it a try, this class is for you. Find out what a useful tool a computer can be!

This class is free of charge but space is limited. Registration for February classes begins on Monday March 2  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.

Saturday, March 21
11:00 am to 11:50 am

puppetshow

SPRING BREAK PUPPET PALOOZA!

A free fun-filled puppet show for children ages 4 up.

Pick up tickets at the McGill Branch Information Desk after 10 a.m. on the day of the show. There will be NO advanced registration for this event.

No one will be admitted after the show has started. SPACE IS LIMITED – ARRIVE EARLY!

Saturday, March 21
2:00 pm to 2:50 pm

puppetshow

SPRING BREAK PUPPET PALOOZA!

A free fun-filled puppet show for children ages 4 up.

Pick up tickets at the McGill Branch Information Desk after 10 a.m. on the day of the show. There will be NO advanced registration for this event.

No one will be admitted after the show has started. SPACE IS LIMITED – ARRIVE EARLY!

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