Events & Programs

First Saturday of the month, from September 6 to December 6
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LEGO at the Library

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 to 12 are invited to drop in on the first Saturday of each month to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too! Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under. This is a drop-in event. Registration is not required.

Saturday, September 6, 1:30 to 4:30pm
Saturday, October 4, 1:30 to 4:30pm
Saturday, November 1, 1:30 to 4:30pm
Saturday, December 6, 1:30 to 4:30pm

For more information, please call 604-299-8955.

Wednesdays, September 10 through November 26.
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Please note that there will be no Chess Club on Wednesday, October 29. Chess Club will resume Wednesday, November 5. Children ages 6-12 are welcome to join us for informal chess games, facilitated by Curtis Lister of the Burnaby Junior Chess Club. This is a drop-in program and no registration is required, but space is limited. Parents of children under 9 years old are asked to remain in the Program Room.

Third Monday of the month, from October 20 to December 15
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 to 12 are invited to drop in on the third Monday of each month to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too! Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under. This is a drop-in event. Registration is not required.

Monday, October 20, 3:00 to 4:30pm
Monday, November 17, 3:00 to 4:30pm
Monday, December 15, 3:00 to 4:30pm

For more information, please call 604-421-5454.

Thursdays, November 6 to December 4
4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

What is Reading Buddies?

Reading Buddies is a reading program where teens and children are paired up for one-on-one reading in a safe, fun and friendly environment. Younger children will gain practice reading with a caring teen mentor. Teens will develop leadership experience and community involvement.

How do I sign up?

Sign up in person at Tommy Douglas Library starting September 19, 2014.

Questions? Please contact the Kathryn, Children's Librarian at the Tommy Douglas Library at 604-522-4825 or email us for more information.

Fridays, November 7 - 28
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Age: Birth to 18 months

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

For more information call: 604-299-8955

Saturdays, November 22 to December 13
10:15 am to 11:00 am

Age: Newborn to 2 1/2 years

Join Jon for lively stories, rhymes and songs for infants and their dads, uncles, stepdads, foster dads, grandfathers and other male caregivers. No registration is required. Enthusiastic siblings are welcome.

For more information call: 604-299-8955.

Friday, November 28
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Ages: 4 - 10 years

Join us for fun paper craft ideas and activities. This program is free! 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.

Sunday, December 7
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Children ages 4 to 12 are welcome to join us and make fabulous decorations for the holidays!

Registration is required for this free program.

You can register online, in-person, or by calling the branch at: 604-522-3971.

 

Friday, December 12
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Calling all builders! Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in anytime between 3:30 and 5:30 to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too! Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under. Drop-in. No registration required.

LEGO at the Library

Saturday, December 13
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Ages: 5 years and up

Join us for winter songs, rhymes and stories, stay for a craft.

No registration required. Come early, space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children under 10 years old.

For more information call: 604-299-8955

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