Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2016-08-25
Wednesday, September 14
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Are you looking for work or wanting a career change? Come to the library for a free one hour tour of the career and job search materials. Learn about the hidden job market, how to research companies and explore careers. Check out our resources on resumes, job interviews, cover letters and networking.

Tours are drop-in with no advance registration.

Wednesday, September 14th
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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Come and enjoy hours of knitting. Crochet, stitch and chat with likeminded people. We are a very friendly group of all ages. Everyone is welcome – all ages, all genders, all skill levels, all languages. 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 for the first time.

Free, drop-in, no registration required.

Thursday, September 15
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, September 15 to November 3

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursday, September 15
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, September 15 to November 3

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursday, September 15
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Join the Teen Makerspace! Come hang out with youth grades 6 - 9 at the Tommy Douglas branch and create something new. This September the Teen Makerspace is making Duct Tape Wallets! All supplies and instruction are provided. This event is free, but registration is required. Be sure to register online.

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

Thursday, September 15th
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.

Thursday, September 15
6:30 pm to 8:30 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 classes begins on Monday, September 5 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

Friday, September 16
11:00 am to 12:30 pm

*THIS PROGRAM IS FULL*

Fridays, August 26 to November 4

*(No class on September 9 and 23)*

Age: 0-5 years

Languages: English and Chinese

This is a program for Chinese families that includes songs, rhymes and storytelling.

Limit to 12 families (first priority will be for families who haven't attended the program this year; others will be put on the waiting list)

Please note: *Registration must be done IN PERSON at the Metrotown Branch*

For more information call: Lynn Lin 604-408-7274 ext. 2087

Friday, September 16
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Burnaby Public Library and the Arthritis Society are happy to present a series of workshops on arthritis.  With the third workshop of the series, Exercising Control over Arthritis,  you will learn how to stay physically active, to managing arthritis to maintaining joint mobility, muscle strength, and cardiovascular health.  This presentation talks about the benefits of exercise and some of the options to keep moving. This event is free, but space is limited.  To avoid disappointment please register online, or by calling 604-299-8955.

Saturday, September 17
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

BikeBurnaby Public Library and PEDAL Our Community Bike present this program.

Come for a three hours session for an introduction to basic bike maintenance presented by an experienced mechanic from Our Community Bikes, a nonprofit community bike shop operating since 1993 in the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver.

We will be covering most types of mechanical process like, bearings and wheels, cable systems, and some basic mechanics such as troubleshooting mechanical breakdown, changing a flat tire, and other areas of basic maintenance.

This event is free, but space is limited. Please do not bring your bike.To avoid disappointments please register online or by calling 604-436-5400

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