Events & Programs

E.g., 2016-02-06
Saturday, February 6
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to 2 ½ years.

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

Saturdays, January 16 to March 12

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, February 6
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ages: 4 and up

Join us for a fun session of papercraft celebrating the Lunar New Year!

Free drop in program, no registration required.

Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under.

Saturday, February 6
11:00 am to 11:45 am

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Join us for fun Saturday mornings full of stories, music, action and fun! 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.

Saturdays, January 16 to March 5

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Saturday, February 6
11:00 am to 11:30 am

Age: 4 to 6 years.

Songs, rhymes, and stories! No registration is required. Please arrive early as space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.

Saturdays, February 6 to March 12

For more information, call 604-299-8955.

Saturday, February 6
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

lego club

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 and up are invited to drop in anytime between 1:30pm and 4:30pm 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.

 

Saturday, February 6
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

happy handsFor all ages!

Join a Deaf storyteller and a children's librarian for stories, rhymes, songs and crafts presented in both American Sign Language (ASL) and English. For children of all ages and abilities together with a parent or caregiver. Free – no registration required. ASL interpreters provided.

For more information, e-mail Randi at the library (Randi.Robin@bpl.bc.ca) or Roger Chan at Family and Community Services (Roger.Chan@gov.bc.ca).

Presented through a partnership between Burnaby Public Library and Family and Community Services, Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Ministry of Children and Family Development.

Saturday, February 6
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Children ages 6 to 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 10 years old are asked to remain in the program room.

Saturday, February 6
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ages 6 to 12 years

Join us for a fun session of paper craft celebrating the Lunar New Year.

Free drop in program, no registration required.

Caregivers are required to accompany children 10 and under.

Tuesday, February 9
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Age: newborn to pre-walkers.

Lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies 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.

Tuesdays, January 10 to March 1

For more information, call 604-436-5420.

Tuesday, February 9
10:10 am to 12:00 pm

This discussion based supportive series, Parenting is Hard Work, is for anyone who has ever wanted to talk about the job of parenting in a small group setting with other parents. Topics covered will be tailored to the specific needs of the participants. Some examples of topics covered are: managing temper tantrums, discipline versus punishment, parent emotions, coping with the stress, and parent self-care. The goal of this series is to provide an opportunity for parents of young children to discuss their concerns and share their successes and challenges in a safe and supportive environment.

Aimed at parents of children, ages newborn to 5 years.

Pre-registration is required, and space is limited. 

Register online or contact Information Children at 778-782-3548.

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