Upcoming events & programs

E.g., 2017-09-23
Wednesday, October 4
11:00 am to 11:45 am

Age: walkers to 2 1/2 years.

Songs, rhymes and stories for toddlers 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.

Wednesdays, September 27 to November 15

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Wednesday, October 4
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.

Wednesdays, September 20 to October 25

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Wednesday, October 4
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

grey_and_green_socks_on_feetSweater weather is here!  Come show off your projects and share in the fun of making something new. Enjoy a couple 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.

Wednesday, October 4
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Find out more about the contributions of Chinese Canadian people to the development of Burnaby, with a focus on the late 1800s to 1950s. Community members are invited to bring their own stories, and memories to share. This talk is presented by Will Archibald and Denise Fong. Denise Fong is a PhD student at the University of British Columbia and a researcher at the Burnaby Village Museum focusing on the history of Chinese Canadians in Burnaby.

Chinese-Canadian Stories is the third of eight events in the Burnaby Neighbourhood Histories Series. Presented in partnership by the Burnaby Village Museum, the Burnaby Public Library, and the Burnaby Historical Society.

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

Thursday, October 5
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!

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursdays,  September 28 to November 16

Thursday, October 5
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!

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Thursdays,  September 28 to November 16

Thursday, October 5
4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Tap into the "hidden" job market by learning how to find unadvertised positions. We will discuss how to prepare a "contacts list" and use effective networking strategies to access these opportunities.

Presented in partnership with ISSofBC. Free, but seating is limited. Register online, at any BPL information desk or call 604-299-8955. For more information, please contact Rahila Ansar at ISSofBC at 604-522-5902 ext. 1277 or by email at rahila.ansari@issbc.org

Thursday, October 5
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The Library is pleased to present Seniors First BC (formerly BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support) for a 90-minute workshop, which will provide older adults with information to protect their finances, to recognize and respond to financial abuse, and to access resources for further assistance. They will focus on the importance of advance planning, forms of financial abuse through joint bank accounts and powers of attorney, and strategies to deal with financial abuse.

This workshop was developed with funding from Employment and Social Development Canada and its delivery has been funded by the Province of British Columbia, Gambling and Fundraising Branch.

Free, but seating is limited. Programs with low enrollment may be cancelled, so please register by phone at: 604-522-3971, in-person, or online.

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

Thursday, October 5
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

grey_and_green_socks_on_feetSweater weather is here.  Come show off your projects and share in the fun of making something new.  

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, October 6
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: newborn to 18 months.

Fridays, September 22 to November 10

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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